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葛西紀明、最多8度目の冬季オリンピック 出場回数なら、世界の“レジェンド”たちも負けてない(画像)

アスリートの寿命、意外と長い?

平昌オリンピックが始まった。スキージャンプ選手の葛西紀明が、冬季オリンピック史上最多となる8度目の出場を果たした。ノルディックスキー・ジャンプ男子ノーマルヒルでは21位に終わったが、本命のラージヒルでの活躍に期待がかかっている。

ただ世界には、葛西に引けを取らない"レジェンド"たち=(元)選手=がいる。冬季五輪の出場回数が多い順に以下に紹介する。

8回

葛西紀明(スキージャンプ、日本、銀2・銅1)

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Ski Jumping - 66th Four-hills Ski Jumping Tournament - trial round - Bischofshofen, Austria - 05/01/2018 - Japan's Noriaki Kasai before the trial jump. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

7回

アリベルト・デムチェンコ(リュージュ、ロシア、銀3)

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Silver medalist Albert Demchenko of Russia holds up his medal during the medal ceremony for the men's singles luge event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT LUGE)

6回

(※以下は2014年大会まで、メダリストを中心に抜粋)

ハッリ・キルヴェスニエミ (クロスカントリースキー、フィンランド、銅6)

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SARAJEVO, YUGOSLAVIA - FEBRUARY 13: Harri Kirvesniemi #37 of Finland waves to the crowd during the awards ceremony for the Men's 15k race of the Cross Country Skiing competition in the 1984 Winter Olympics held on February 13, 1984 at Igman Velko Polje near Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Kirvesniemi won the silver medal in the 15k, as well as a bronze in the 4 x 10k relay event of this Olympics. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

ライモ・ヘルミネン(アイスホッケー、フィンランド、銀1・銅2)

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Finland's Raimo Helminen looks on during the Ice hockey match against the Czech Republic in Tampere, on February 7 2008. AFP PHOTO LEHTIKUVA / Vesa Moilanen *** FINLAND OUT *** (Photo credit should read VESA MOILANEN/AFP/Getty Images)

マルクス・プロック(リュージュ、オーストリア、銀2・銅1)

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Markus Prock of Austria celebrates after winning the silver medal in the luge competition in Park City, at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, February 11, 2002. [Armin Zoeggeler of Italy finished first with an overall time of two minutes, 57.941 seconds.]

エメシェ・フニャディ(スピードスケート、オーストリア、金1・銀1・銅1)

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SALT LAKE CITY, UNITED STATES: Austrian Emese Hunyady jubilates after she set a new olympic record with 4:06:55 in the women's 3000m speed skating race of the XIXth Winter Olympics 10 February 2002 at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City. AFP PHOTO JOHN MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

ゲオルク・ハックル(リュージュ、ドイツ、金3、銀2)

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Germany's Georg Hackl competes in the men's singles luge event at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Cesana Pariol, Italy, February 12, 2006. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

セルゲイ・チェピコフ(バイアスロン・クロスカントリースキー、ロシア、金2・銀3・銅1)

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Sergei Tchepikov of Russia team II competes during the mixed relay World Championships Biathlon race in Pokljuka, Slovenia March 12, 2006. Russia team II won while Norway team I placed second and France team I came third. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

ゲルダ・ヴァイセンシュタイナー・写真左(ボブスレー・リュージュ、イタリア、金1・銅1)

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Bronze medallists Gerda Weissensteiner(R) and Jennifer Issaco of Italy celebrate after receiving their medals for the bobsleigh women's two man event at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy February 22, 2006.

ウィルフレッド・フーバー(リュージュ、イタリア、金1)

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Wilfried Huber of Italy gestures during an official men luge training run for the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games competition in Cesana Pariol, Italy, February 8, 2006. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

カテリナ・ノイマノバ(クロスカントリースキー、チェコ共和国、金1、銀4、銅1)

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Gold medallist Katerina Neumannova of the Czech Republic celebrates after receiving her medal for winning the women's 30km cross country race at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy February 24, 2006.

アンドルス・ヴェールパル(クロスカントリースキー、エストニア、金2・銀2)

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Estonia's Andrus Veerpalu raises his arms in jubilation after winning the men's 15km cross country skiing race at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Pragelato, Italy, February 17, 2006. [Estonia's Veerpalu won the race ahead of Czech Republic's Lukas Bauer and Germany's Tobias Angerer.]

エヴゲニヤ・ラダノヴァ・写真中央(ショートトラックスピードスケート、ブルガリア、銀2・銅1)

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VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 13: Evgeniya Radanova of Bulgaria leads Veronique Pierron of France and Nannan Zhao of China in the Ladies' 500 m Short Track on day 2 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum on February 13, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

クララ・ヒューズ(スピードスケート・サイクリングロード、カナダ、金1・銀1・銅4)

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Clara Hughes of Canada smiles after skating in the women's 5,000 metres speed skating race at the Richmond Olympic Oval during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (CANADA)

ティーム・セラニ(アイスホッケー、フィンランド、銀1・銅3)

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Finland's Teemu Selanne gestures as he celebrates after their men's ice hockey bronze medal victory over Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

クラウディア・ペヒシュタイン(スピードスケート、ドイツ、金5・銀2・銅2)

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Germany's Claudia Pechstein celebrates after the women's 5000m World Cup speedskating race in Stavanger, Norway on November 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix AND NTB Scanpix / Carina Johansen / Norway OUT (Photo credit should read CARINA JOHANSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

アルミン・ツェゲラー(リュージュ、イタリア、金2・銀1・銅3)

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Armin Zoeggeler of Italy reacts after competing during the Men's Luge Singles on Day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

トッド・ロドウィック(ノルディック複合、アメリカ、銀1)

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OSLO, NORWAY - MARCH 02: Todd Lodwick of USA rides the chairlift prior to competing in the Nordic Combined HS134 Ski Jump competition during the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships at Holmenkollen on March 2, 2011 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)

ヤンネ・アホネン(スキージャンプ、フィンランド、銀2)

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INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 02: Janne Ahonen of Finland prepares for the training for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup event of the 59th Four Hills ski jumping tournament at Bergisel on January 2, 2011 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

マリオ・シュテヒャー(オーストリア、ノルディック複合、金2・銅2)

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RAMSAU, AUSTRIA - DECEMBER 16: (FRANCE OUT) Mario Stecher of Austria takes 3rd place during the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup HS98/10km December 16, 2012 in Ramsau, Austria. (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

ハーレー・ウィッケンハイザー(アイスホッケー、カナダ、金4・銀1)

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser #22 of Canada celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

ちなみに...

夏季オリンピックも含めると、最多出場は馬術のイアン・ミラー(カナダ)で、その数なんと10回

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Canada's Ian Millar riding Dixson competes in the jumping first competition during the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen September 2, 2014. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT EQUESTRIANISM)