Lots of athletes go to the Olympic Games – very, very few come back with a medal or even a personal best performance.
Lack of Talent? Maybe.
Poor Skill? Possibly.
The wrong parents, i.e. Genetics? Could be.
But the main reason most of them don’t win a medal is that they made five dumb (and avoidable) mistakes in the period between their selection for the Olympic team and their Olympic Games competition.
Olympic Mistakes: The Top Five Dumb Things Athletes and Coaches do heading into an Olympic Games.