Olympic records: Male and female athletes with most Olympic silver medals

Sportstar takes a look at the men and women who have stood a yard away from the spotlight as the most decorated Olympics silver medal winners.

The modern Olympic Games has staged riveting tussles and close finishes between champion athletes for the distinctive gold medal. The second-placed athletes have not fallen short of greatness either, with several monumental performances marked in their names in Olympic history.

Sportstar takes a look at the men and women who have stood a yard away from the spotlight as the most decorated Olympics silver medal winners.

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