5 sports athletes inducted in 100 most influential people list
Renowned website time.com has released a top notch list of 100 most influential people of the world and among many top personalities there are 5 sports celebrities who have made it to this elusive list.
The current Formula 1 world champion has proven his worth on the circuit by winning 3 world championship titles since his debut back in 2007 during the Australian GP. He has won 43 career races and has finished on the podium 89 times.
Rousey is an Mixed Martial Artist, Judoka and an actress haling from America and is a former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She was the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal (Bronze) in Judo. Her first film role was in the The Expendables 3.
The ‘lightning Bolt’ from Jamaica Usain Bolt is the fastest person ever timed and is reigning Olympic champion in three events namely 100 meters, 200 meters and 4 x 100 meter relay. He intends to retire after the 2017 World Athletics Championship in London.
Speith is an American professional golfer on the PGA tour and a former world number 1 golf player. He has won two major golf titles and is currently the defending FedEx cup champion.
The Indian ace tennis player has taken Indian tennis to new heights with her spectacular performances and grand slam titles. She is currently ranked number one in women’s doubles rankings and has won three women’s doubles grand slam titles and also three mixed doubles grand slam titles.