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Thousands of athletes are competing in the Rio Olympics, but which animals are the world's fastest and strongest?
Humans: Having reached a record speed of 37.6km/h, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (pictured, centre) is the fastest man on Earth today. The human weightlifting record for the ‘clean and jerk’ lift is 263kg. One of the greatest recorded human endurance performances was Scott’s Antarctic expedition, which saw Scott and his team man-haul their gear for 2500km from the Antarctic rim to the South Pole and back over 159 days.