Aug 17, 2016 1:00 AM

Author: Office of Public Affairs


If you've been watching the Olympics, you've probably noticed how the sprinters look different from the other types of runners. But why? In this infographic, we'll talk about what makes a truly great Olympic sprinter and why their physiques are so different than long distance runners.

Infographic with facts about a sprinter's anatomy

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