Besides winning a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics, he revolutionized the high jump event, with a unique “back-first” technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop, adopted by almost all high jumpers today.
Though he was born with only one leg, Robles excelled at wrestling and even earned a scholarship to Arizona State University. In his final year of eligibility, he went undefeated, going 36–0.
Nadia Comăneci is the first athlete in the history of the sport to be awarded a 10.0 at an Olympic Games (1976, Montreal). She won nine Olympic medals and four World Championship medals during her career.
During his career, he scored 1281 goals in 1363, that make him the most successful league goal-scorer in the world. During his international career, he won three FIFA World Cups: 1958, 1962 and 1970
The 9th January 1900, in Piazza della Libertà in Rome, Bigiarelli founded Società Sportiva Lazio, choosing as colours the white and the skyblue, evoking the colours of the Greek flag
He had played in Ferencváros for 14 years, from 1912 till 1926. He became a 2-time champion and Cup-winner with Fradi.
On club level she played for Lazio for 20 consecutive seasons, from 1972 to 1992, winning four Italian leagues and two Coppe Italia.
An eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Bolt won the 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m relay at three consecutive Olympic Games
Ulrike Nasse-Meyfarth is one of eight Olympic champions of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen. She won two Olympic gold medals, the first in 1972 for her home club TuS Wesseling and the second in 1984 for the TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
The talent, the great results and effectiveness of the Gyarmati Family is quite unique not just in the Hungarian, but in the history of overall international sport.