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Successful athletes who have switched sports

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 15: USA's Tyson Gay looks on after Team USA was disqualified in the Men's 4x100m Relay Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 19, 2016. / AFP / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former 100m world champion Tyson Gay has chosen to compete for the U.S. bobsleigh squad, but this isn't the first time a top athlete has attempted to switch to another sport. We highlight some of the most well known.

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