Tag Archives: Greatest Athletes

The Greatest Hammer Throwers of All-Time: Yuriy Sedykh and Anita Włodarczyk

Another in the occasional series giving my choice as the greatest athletes in the various athletics events.  This time it is the hammer throw.  This is one of the trickier events to choose a number one.  There have been several … Continue reading

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The Greatest 800m runners of all-time (Men): David Rudisha, Wilson Kipketer and Peter Snell

There have been many great 800m runners in history but no one runner towers over all others making it quite a difficult choice as to who is the greatest ever.  The list here is my coice of the Top Ten … Continue reading

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The Greatest 400 metre hurdlers of All-Time: Edwin Moses and Sally Gunnell

Another in my occasional series of all-time greats in different sports and events. Here is my choice of the top men and women in track and field athletics at 400m hurdles. The men’s event has been established for over a … Continue reading

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The Greatest Shot Putters of All Time

Choosing the greatest shot putters in history is perhaps more than any other event compromised by the use of drugs. Whether under state sponsored regimes in Eastern Europe or individual choices in the West it can’t be denied that many … Continue reading

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The Greatest Women High Jumpers: Iolanda Balas and Stefka Kostadinova

The latest in my occasional series on the greatest athletes in different events. There are some events where it is very hard to choose who is the greatest of all-time. Others are easy. The women’s high jump is an event … Continue reading

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