Famous Olympic Athletes

“The Greatest” Muhammad Ali

“The Greatest” Muhammad Ali

Source: Youtube, Uploaded by wowwow180 Ali: The Man He’s still the most recognizable man on earth. And over forty years after he burst onto the scene as a gold-medal winner at the 1960 Rome Olympics, Muhammad Ali remains a magical figure, known and loved throughout the world. Dubbed “Athlete of the Century” by GQ magazine, Muhammad continues […]

Bruce Jenner: Olympic Gold Medal Winner

Bruce Jenner: Olympic Gold Medal Winner

Source: Youtube, Uploaded by EaglesTalent From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Bruce Jenner (born October 28, 1949) is a former U.S. track and field athlete, motivational speaker, socialite and television personality. He won the gold medal for decathlon in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics. Following his Olympic victory and the related recognition, his professional career evolved into being a television celebrity. By 1981 he had starred […]

Larisa Latynina- Soviet gymnast

Larisa Latynina- Soviet gymnast

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лари́са Семёновна Латы́нина; born December 27, 1934 in Kherson, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian-Ukrainian and former Soviet gymnast who was the only female athlete to win nine Olympic gold medals. She holds 18 total medals, more Olympic medals than any other competitor in any sport, and was responsible for establishing the Soviet Union as the dominant force […]

Teresa Edwards

Teresa Edwards

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Teresa Edwards (born July 19, 1964 in Cairo, Georgia)[1] is an American former women’s basketball player and coach. In 2000,Sports Illustrated magazine placed her as 22nd of the “100 Greatest Female Athletes of the 20th Century”. The US Olympic Committee appointed Edwards as chef de mission for the 2012 Olympic Games.[2 High school Edwards attended Cairo High […]

Mia Hamm-A Retired American Soccer Player

Mia Hamm-A Retired American Soccer Player

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mia Hamm Personal information Full name Mariel Margaret Hamm Date of birth March 17, 1972 (age 40) Place of birth Selma, Alabama, United States Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Playing position Forward Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 1989–1993 North Carolina Tar Heels 100 (103) 2001–2003 Washington Freedom 49 (25) National team‡ 1987–2004  United […]

Steve Redgrave- Britain’s greatest ever Olympian

Steve Redgrave- Britain’s greatest ever Olympian

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave CBE (born on 23 March 1962, in Marlow, Buckinghamshire) is a retired English rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000 as well as a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Games. He has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and nine World Rowing Championships gold medals. He has carried the British flagat […]