I like swimming and track and field, but why should only swimmers be allowed to traverse the same distance via four different methods, and to be able to get a medal for each one of them?
It would be great to have a different medal for each different method of traversing track too, culminating in the 400 m track individual medley, consisting of
First 100m: Backstride
Second 100m: Crawl (knees and hands alternately touch the ground)
Third 100m: Hop (you can choose your leg, but then the other one can never touch the ground)
Fourth 100m: Freestyle (anyway you like).
It sounds weird, but it’s no weirder than triple jump.