The 9 biggest rivalries the Olympics has ever seen


Including 4 swimming rivalries

  • Shirley Babashoff vs. the 1976 East German swimming team (Montreal 1976)
  • Michael Phelps vs. Milorad Cavic (Beijing 2008)
  • Lilly King vs Yulia Efimova (Rio 2016)
  • Gary Hall Jr. vs. Alexander Popov and the 2000 Australian 4×100 relay team (Sydney 2000)

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