Greatest Athletes of All Time

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441Kilian Jornet

The Best trail runner in the world

442Herb Elliott

Retired at 21. undefeated in 800m 1500m and mile. decimated the field in 1960 Olympic final. retired because he had no more to achieve

443Kohei Uchimura

Even Nadia picked him as one of the greatest of all time (GOAT). - Cheftobe

444Emil Zatopek
445Abebe Bikila

Truly legend. Only one runner so far who won two consecutive marathons on olympic games (1960,1964).

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446Theodoris Zagorakis

What can I say about this man. Great speed great dripling crazy work rate. Best player at euro 2004 at Portugal. Greatest athlete of all time.

447Calvin JohnsonCalvin Johnson Jr. is a retired American football wide receiver who played his entire career for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
448Toni KroosToni Kroos is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and the German national team.
449Alexis SanchezAlexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez, known as Alexis Sánchez or simply Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Arsenal and the Chilean national team.
450Paul Rabil

U.S. Lacrosse world cup champion. Also known for shooting at over 111 mph. First million $ lacrosse player and first 2 time mll player of the year.

451Pierre Rolland
452AP Mccoy

The greatest jump jockey in all history more guts and determination then most of the list put together still breaking records in a young mans sport well past his 4oth birthday broken more or less everybone in his body as well a shu in for top 10 surely

453David Weir

Everything from 1500m to the marathon a fantastic advert for overcoming hardships and showing that sport has no boundries is he the greatest well no but for guts courage skill strength staminia dedication he, s a winner in my book and deserves to sit at the top table along with the mega stars

454Beryl Burton

Who you may ask I saw her on trans world sport and you need to look her up a cyclist from the 1950, s when bikes were heavy with very little gears and her records cannot be surpassed by fit modern women who train every day as paid professional sportswomen with the latest high tec qequipment yet beryl, s records are by a mile clear of them raise a glass to this superstar housewife who was modest and deserves a place in the top 10

455Gilberto Amauri Godoy Filho

Best volleyball player of all time

456Rory McIlroy

He has a talent for golf; even for the Masters.

457Makoto Nagano

He can probably do 200 things that no one else on this list can do.

458Kadour Ziani

5'11 and able to touch the basketball board with his feet.. Just a very gifted athlete

459Jon JonesJonathan Dwight "Jon" Jones is an American mixed martial artist and current interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
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