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6 Olympic records that probably will never be broken

Records are meant to be broken but some records take years to break. Here is the list of six such Olympic records that probably will never be broken.

Last updated: 13.04.2018
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Records are meant to be broken, but there are some that are just too great - too completely out there - to ever be touched again.

Here are the top 6 Olympic Records that are nearly impossible to break-


Bob Beamon’s 29 feet and 2 1/2-inch long jump:

U.S. Olympian Bob Beamon set a long jump distance record at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City that has yet to be broken in Olympic competition.

Micheal Phelps's 23 gold medals:


Twenty three gold medals in four Olympics with a total of 28 Olympic medals. That’s almost six golds per Olympics. The next closest Olympian to Phelps' mark is Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, who chalked up nine golds for the Soviets in the 1950s and 1960s. Her 18 total medals come the closest to challenging Phelps’ 22 overall Olympic medals. Additionally, He won eight gold medals in the Beijing Olympics, which is also the highest individual first-place finishes in Olympic history.


China’s mountain of gold medals in table tennis:


Since table tennis’s induction as an Olympic event in 1988, China has dominated it with zero mercy and virtually zero challengers.  In 28 years, the Chinese have won 41 gold medals in table tennis, while only four gold medals have been won by non-Chinese Olympians.


Florence Griffith-Joyner’s 10.62-second 100-meter dash:


Set at the 1988 Games in Seoul, Flo-Jo’s best non-wind-aided time of 10.62 has only been swiped at in Olympic competition. But this record can be broken, probably soon by 19-year-old phenom Candace Hill, who ran a 10.98 at the age of 16 last year.

13-year-old U.S. diver Marjorie Gestring wins gold:


Thirteen years old. Thirteen. American diver Marjorie Gestring won gold in the three-meter springboard three years before most of us could drive a car, and she did so while competing in front of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.

Usain Bolt’s 100m in 9.69 seconds, 200m in 19.30 seconds:


The men's world record holder is Usain Bolt of Jamaica, who ran 100m in 9.69 seconds at 2008 Summer Olympic Games also holds the record of running 200m in 19.30s at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

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