London 2012: 5 Reasons the World Will Never Forget Usain Bolt

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London 2012: 5 Reasons the World Will Never Forget Usain Bolt
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London 2012 saw many world-class athletes rise to fleeting prominence—but five key factors suggest that Usain Bolt's Olympic accomplishments will stand the test of time.

While many of us now remember how Gabby Douglas captivated us, how Michael Phelps made one last run, how Ryan Lochte became a star, or how Kevin Durant shot enough 3-pointers to inspire a rule change, in 20 years London 2012 will be remembered as the Olympics where Usain Bolt became a track and field legend.

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