Top 5 Greatest Athletes of All Time

Top 5 Greatest Athletes of All Time

Jordan DeAtley, Journalist

  1. Usain Bolt

  • Usain Bolt is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist and the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 and 200-meter titles at three straight Olympics. Over his career, Usain Bolt has broken 3 world records. He is the greatest sprinter of all time and an extraordinary athlete. He is the living Flash.

  1. Serena Williams

  • Serena Williams has four Olympic gold medals, 23 Grand Slam titles in singles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, and four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. She also won one of her singles titles while she was pregnant.

  1. Michael Phelps

  • Michael Phelps competed at his first Olympic games at the age of 15. He has a total of 23 Olympic gold medals which is the most medals ever to be held by any Olympian. Michael is the most decorated Olympian of all time.

  1. Simone Biles

  • Simone Biles won four Olympic gold medals and set an American record for the most gold medals won by a woman gymnast in a single Olympic game. Other than her Olympic medals, she has 19 gold medals from the World Championships which makes her the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history.

  1. Michael Jordan

  • Even if you have never watched a basketball game, you know who Michael Jordan is. He is a basketball icon who is well-respected among athletes and people everywhere. He has six championship rings. He averaged over 30 points per game which is the highest scoring average in the history of the NBA.