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Highlights Of Al Oerter’s 4 Gold Medal Wins In Men’s Discus In 4 Successive Olympic Games


One of the greatest feats ever accomplished throughout the history of the Olympic Games was achieved in the Men’s Discus Competition by USA Al Oerter….when he won 4 Gold Medals in 4 consecutive Summer Olympics. Oerter proved to be the best discus thrower in Olympic competition covering 16 years in a row. This Olympic record is one of those that had never been done before….and probably will never be done again. Al Oerter was truly the best of the best the likes of whom may never be seen again.

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