The Rio Olympics are just days away when the world’s biggest sporting event starts in Brazil on August 5. The excitement is on a high and contingents are getting ready with the final preparations.
We give you a list of 10 stars at the Rio Olympics who have held the hopes high and are possible gold hunters. They are the best, the finest and the most celebrated sports personalities of all times. Here is a list.
The most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen, saying Bolt is the fastest man alive. He has won three gold medals and broken three world records at the 2008 Olympic Games at Beijing China he is the first man in Olympic history to win both the hundred meter and 200 m races in world record times and then as part of the four by hundred meter team that also smashed the world record later in the meet
He’s an American competition swimmer and the most celebrated Olympian of all times with a total of 22 medals in three Olympiad. He also considered as the greatest Olympian of all times.
She has she won heptathlon gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games she was also a former world and European champion. She also won a bronze medal in the 2005 Commonwealth games and a gold at the 2009 world championship.
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A tracker turned cyclist he had won three Olympic gold medals and several world champion titles before switching his focus to Road cycling. He is a British professional Road and track racing cyclist.
Britain’s brightest hopes in Rio 2016, Amber is a shooter. She has won the 2013 BBC Young sports personality of the year award And she also won a gold at the inaugural European games in Baku. She has also won a gold at the Qatar open in 2016.
He is a triathlete, The current Olympic, European Commonwealth champion in the sport. He has won the gold medal at 2012 London Olympics and the 2014 Commonwealth Games he is a two-time triathlon world champion.
He’s a Slalom canoeist Who was the 2013 and 2015 world champion in individual canoe Slalom and 2013 Paris canoe Slalom. He is a double Olympic medalist with two silvers.
She had a career-best ranking of two into thousand 10. She won the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics and became the first Indian to win a medal at the sports mega-event. She was conferred with the Arjuna award in 2009 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2009 and Padma Shri in 2010.
She is a boxer and the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title. She was a gold medal winner at flyweight at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She is the reigning Olympic, world, commonwealth games and European games Champion at flyweight.
He is a Welsh taekwondo athlete who won the gold medal at 2012 Summer Olympic. She was the reigning youth Olympic champion in the girls 55 KG category after winning gold for Britain in 2010.