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20 best dominant athletes alive today


Sports have been existent from time immemorial, and some of the sportsmen succeeded to leave their mark in their respective fields of sport, as the most eminent sportsmen. Some of the best dominant athletes, who have showed their skill and talent in sports and gymnastics and those, who are alive today are listed here.

  1. Simone Biles

This rising star from Brazil has won four gold medals in world championships at the age of 18 since the year 2013. In the list of the best gymnasts from around the world, Simone is positioned in the 9th rank, which is a pretty good rank for a girl of her age in this sport. She is yet to take part in the Olympics.

  1. Renaud Lavillenie

This 28 years old pole vaulter is the only one, who could break the world record of 6.14 metres of pole vaulting after 20 years. He is the gold medallist winner of the 2012 Olympics and the only athlete to win Five Diamond League Championship titles for any track-and-field sports.

  1. Michael Phelps

When Michael Phelps is in the swimming pool, he is untouchable, and summer 2008 proved that. With eight gold medals hanging from his neck in the Beijing Olympics, Michael has reached the Olympic podium for 22 times earlier and left the podium with gold medals in 82% of those occasions.

  1. Usain Bolt

Like his name, he truly runs like a bolt. This Jamaican sprinter took only 9.63 seconds to complete the 100-metre tracks in the summer 2012 Olympics. He also won the gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and also for the 200 metre and 4×100 relay in single Games. Usain truly is the fastest man on Earth.

  1. Floyd Mayweather

The Most Fittest Athlete and the World’s Highest Paid Athlete is this 38 years old boxer, who has remained undefeated in the boxing ring since the 1996 Olympics. He has become a legacy that none has yet been able to break the record of, in fighting the most convincing boxing matches.

  1. Lance Armstrong

Although more into news due to his suffering from cancer, Lance is a legend in his sport to have cancer beaten and win the titles from 1999 to 2005 for the unprecedented seven consecutive yellow jerseys. He is a history maker in his field and the most eminent athlete in his field.

  1. Lionel Messi

This Argentine Football player is the one, who is going to take the place that Diego Maradona had when he played. At the age of 28, he holds a record of 426 goals in his career including the UEFA Super Cup as well as the Supercopa de España and also the FIFA Club World Cup.

  1. Serena Williams

She is one of the All Time Greatest Female Tennis Player with the world position of 6th rank and 1st rank in the women tennis player list. This 33 years old tennis player is unbeatable when she is in form and healthy and has won almost all the title that she has played for, with the recent seven titles in the year 2014. She holds 19 Grand Slam titles in her court and has won 23 out of the 25 matches that she played against the Top 10 Players in the World.

  1. Shaquille O’Neal

The 7-foot-1 player with four-time NBA championship title is the best basketball player of all time, who has succeeded to make his name eminent in his field of the sport with 28,596 points.

  1. Tiger Woods

In 12 years, this man in red and black attire has collected 14 major titles and has been great. No one has been able to break his records in all these years.

  1. Michael Jordon

He is a legend and is the most eminent basketball player of all time. With maximum Final MPVs, he has not only won the maximum number of championships, but he has also made everyone want to be like him.

  1. Valerie Adams

Undefeated till 2014, she has won straight 56 championships of Shot Putting, along with the two consecutive gold medals in the last two Olympics in Women’s Shot Put and also four world championships in a row.

  1. Roger Federer

This is the man, who has broken all records of Pete Sampras and is the Top ranking tennis player for a consecutive 302 weeks that has broken the record of Pete by 16 weeks.

  1. Ronda Rousey

The first female UFC fighter, which is effectively untouched and undefeated so far with two consecutive wins in her hat.

  1. Christiano Ronaldo

With 53 goals in 47 games, this soccer player has won all the 2014-15 competitions for Real Madrid and single-handedly dragged Portugal to the World Cup.

  1. Katy Ledecky

This American swimmer is the top woman swimmer in the world with five gold medals at the Pan Pacific Championships, and she has also broken five world records in the year 2014.

  1. Genzebe Dibaba

This 24-year-old runner is the best middle-distance runner in the world. She holds the world records in the 1500m and 3000m and has also become the second fastest 5000m runner ever.

  1. Yuzuru Hanyu

This 2014 Winter Olympics gold medal winner in men’s figure skating and broke his own record in his performance. After the Olympics, he has also won the 2015 World Championship.

  1. Nicole David

Holding rank 1 as the best women’s squash player in the world, she has consistently maintained this position for 8 years. In 2015 February, she set the world record of the only person to hold this record of rank 1 for 106 months.

  1. Tina Maze

This skier has won two gold medals in the 2014 Olympics and also succeeded in claiming the two gold medals and silver in the 2015 world championships that were held in Colorado.

All these athletes and sports personnel have shown their own charisma in their fields and have become the most eminent and the best athletes of all time.



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