An athlete or sportsman is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed and/or endurance. Athletes may be professionals or amateurs. Most professional athletes have particularly well-developed physiques obtained by extensive physical training and strict exercise accompanied by a strict dietary regimen.Here are some of the famous Athletes across various sports who have contributed their bit to the world of sports:
Mary Keitany Story
8th November 2018: The grueling distance of a marathon race has become an ultimate in distance running in the world. Athletes around the world are mastering the art to better the records, set and broken time and again, and dominate the world stage. Marathon titles h...
Beatrice Chepkoech: Steeplechase World Record
“I wanted to break the World Record. That was the plan from the beginning of the Season. And, I was aware the biggest chance would be at Monaco, due to weather, crowds and the whole environment. I knew I was running fast splits. But, I was not worried. I felt strong duri...
Hima Das: A Legend is Born!
On the 12th of July 2018, at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Finland, Indian teenage sensation Hima Das was born as an Indian track legend. She became a legend in just 51.46s by winning the first-ever Gold Medal for India in the track events. ...
Vivian Cheruiyot : Winner of Women's 2018 London Marathon
Great athletes have always shown amazing character to overcome the daunting challenges and competitiveness of fellow competitors, to etch their names in history books. Success is sweeter than honey, when they overcome their final bout with their own willpower. Kenya&...
Eliud Kipchoge: London Marathon 2018 Winner
Success is all about an individual’s determination to achieve the pinnacle. Failure(s) is the first stepping stone of success. In the world of athletics, failure(s) inspire great athletes to achieve success by overcoming challenges from other competitors. The unquenchabl...
Christian Coleman Story
5th March 2018: Success for a sprinter depends on the number of years of hard work, perseverance, dedication towards achieving the ultimate and eye for the gold medal. However, isn’t it amazing that their races are decided in less than a friction of a second? Usain Bolt&...
The Little Mouse of Hungary: Krisztina Egerszegi Story
Profile One of the best and fastest swimmers in history is the Hungarian former Olympian Krisztina Egerszegi. She has participated in three Olympic games and won the gold medal ...
The Swimming Butterfly of Colorado: Amy Van Dyken Story
Profile The most successful woman in the 1996 Summer Olympics is the former competitive swimmer, Amy Deloris Van Dyken. She was a six gold medals for all her Olympic games with four of those wins in one s...
Athletes are highly competitive in nature & always strives for success. They spend huge amount of time in practicing their arena of sports & always air for higher & better scores. This hunger for better scores as compared to previous ones makes them a go-getter in life. They also represents their country at various capacities across several sporting events & hence are very image conscious. The prestige of their nation is dependent on their performances.
Athletes are largely single players but in some sports they form a part of a team & hence they possess both the qualities of an individual sportsperson as well as team player. They also are face of certain brands, brand image of those that matches with the traits of the sportsperson. Since they strive for success, they also know how to celebrate their success. Though their professional life span is of short duration, but this period is full of adrenalin rush, which pushes them to achieve the next level & raise the bar and hold new records in the world of sports.