Worldwide sports activities occasions like Olympic video games maintain nice significance for rising athletes from across the globe as a result of they supply them an opportunity to get the a lot wanted worldwide publicity and to play with the worldwide superstars. Rising athletes get nice inspiration by taking part in with the No. 1 participant of their sport. Participation of legends of sports activities provides nice worth to worldwide sports activities occasions. Like earlier variations of Olympic video games, many legends are taking part on this 12 months’s Olympics. Right here is the listing of prime ten tremendous stars at Rio Olympics 2016.
1- Michael Phelps – Swimming (USA)
The world document holder swimmer from America has 23 Olympic gold medals to his identify. Usually referred to as as “The Baltimore Bullet”, Michael Phelps, has additionally received 26 gold medals at world championships. In Pan Pacific Championships, he has received 16 gold medals and 5 silver medals. In his entire profession he has received 83 medals, of which 66 are gold medals. He participates within the Freestyle, Particular person Medley, Butterfly and Backstroke competitions. Michael is the flag bearer of the America staff at Rio Olympics 2016. He has received many worldwide swimming awards together with the ¨World Swimmer of the 12 months Award¨ 7 instances, ¨James E. Sullivan Award¨ in 2003, ¨Related Press Athlete of the 12 months¨ 2 instances and ¨Gazzetta dello Sport Sportsman of the 12 months¨ 2 instances.
2- Usain Bolt – Athletics (Jamaica)
The ¨Lightning Bolt¨ from Jamaica has seven Olympics gold medals to his identify. AST world championships, he has received 11 gold and a couple of silver medals. His private finest in 100 m is 9.58 sec whereas that in 200 m is 14.35 sec. He has received 27 medals in his profession, of which 22 are gold medals. There are numerous worldwide awards to his identify together with the ¨IAAF World Athlete of the 12 months award¨ 5 instances, ¨Laureus World Sportsman of the 12 months¨ Three instances, ¨BBC Abroad Sports activities Persona of the 12 months¨ Three instances, ¨L’Équipe Champion of Champions¨ Four instances and ¨Observe & Area Athlete of the 12 months award¨ 2 instances.
Three- Neymar – Soccer (Brazil)
The rising Brazilian footballer can be taking part in for the host nation with a want to win an Olympics gold. Born in 1992, the younger Brazilian famous person has completed himself as a serious member of the Nationwide staff and Barcelona, the main Spanish soccer membership. Taking part in on the ahead place, he has scored greater than 70 targets for the nationwide staff and greater than 50 targets for Barcelona membership. He’s usually thought of as probably the most marketable participant. He’s usually in contrast with Pele, the all-time nice Brazilian footballer.
Four- Jamie Dwyer – Hockey (Australia)
Among the many main discipline hockey gamers of all instances, Jamie Dwyer has scored 215 worldwide targets in 326 matches. He at the moment represents Punjab Warriers in Indian Hockey League. As part of the Australian nationwide discipline hockey staff, he has received Three Olympics medals; 1 gold and a couple of bronze, Four world cup medals; 2 gold and a couple of silver, Eight champions trophy medals; 6 gold and a couple of silver, 2 Oceania Cup gold medals and three Widespread Wealth video games gold medals. He received the ¨younger participant of the 12 months award¨ in 2002.
5- Andy Murray – Tennis (Britain)
The world No. 2 tennis star has received two medals within the earlier Olympic video games; one gold medal in Singles and one silver medal in London Olympics 2012. He has received two Wimbeldon and one US Open titles. Within the staff competitions, he took Britain to the Davis Cup victory in 2015. He has earned a prize cash of 49,471,297 US Dollars in his tennis profession. In singles, his profession win loss ratio is 77.76 %. He has received 39 titles in his profession. He was nominated because the ¨BBC Sports activities Persona of the 12 months¨ in 2015.
6- Teddy Riner – Judo (France)
The French judo participant with the world document of being the one participant to win eight World Championship gold medals within the historical past of the sport. He has already received the gold medal on the Rio Olympics 2016 within the 100+ kg class. Since his skilled debut in 2007, he has received 18 medals together with 16 gold medals. Three of his medals got here in Olympics; Gold medal in 2012 and 2016 whereas Bronze medal in 2008. He received the ¨Chevalier de l’ordre nationwide du Mérite award¨ in 2008 and ¨Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur award¨ in 2013.
7- Jin Jong-oh – Capturing (South Korea)
With 35 medals at worldwide sports activities occasions, Jin Jong-Oh is taken into account as one of many most interesting shooters on the earth. He’s probably the most profitable sports activities shooter in Olympics; profitable Four gold and a couple of silver medals. He has received 7 World capturing championship medals, Four capturing world cup medals, 11 Asian video games medals and seven Asian championship medals. In South Korea, he represents KT sports activities membership. He participates in 50-meter pistol occasion and 10-meter air pistol occasion.
Eight- Justin Rose – Golf (Britain)
With 20 skilled wins to his identify, Justin Rose has already received the gold medal at Rio Olympics 2016. He began his skilled profession in 1998; latter profitable 7 PGA excursions, Eight European excursions, 2 Sunshine excursions, 1 PGA Australasia golf tour and 1 Japan golf tour. He received the US Open golf event in 2013. He received the ¨European Tour Order of Benefit award¨ in 2007. As part of the British golf staff, he has received Seve Trophy 2 instances and Ryder Cup 2 instances.
9- Mijain Lopez – Wrestling (Cuba)
The 2 time Olympics gold medalist wrestler from Cuba received one other gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016 in 130 kg class. He performs within the Greco-Roman fashion wrestling. He has additionally received Eight world championship medals; 5 gold and three silver and Four Pan American gold medals. He was the flagbearer for Cuba in Rio Olympics 2016. In Cubs, he represents Cerro Pelado membership the place he will get teaching from Pedro Val.
10- Ku Bon-chan – Archery (South Korea)
Ku Bon-chan, a rising Archer from South Korea has received two gold medals at Rio Olympics 2016; in particular person and staff occasion. the person occasion, he defeated Jean-Charles Valladont, The French archer. Within the staff occasion, his staff defeated the American archery staff to get the gold medal. He has additionally received two gold medals at World Archery Championship 2015; profitable the recurve combined staff occasion and the staff recurve occasion.
High 10 Tremendous Stars at Rio Olympics 2016
- Michael Phelps – Swimming (USA)
- Usain Bolt – Athletics (Jamaica)
- Neymar – Soccer (Brazil)
- Jamie Dwyer – Hockey (Australia)
- Andy Murray – Tennis (Britain)
- Teddy Riner – Judo (France)
- Jin Jong-oh – Capturing (South Korea)
- Justin Rose – Golf (Britain)
- Mijain Lopez – Wrestling (Cuba)
- Ku Bon-chan – Archery (South Korea)