List of Top Muslim Sports Men and Women with great Achievements
Author : www.myislamiclifestyle.com
This article highlights top muslim sports men and women from across the world covering a wide range of sports.
Tennis Super Star from India who was ranked World no. 1 in the Women’s Doubles. She has many feathers to her cap. Coming from a country with limited success in the field of Tennis, especially in the women’s arena. Her Contributions is astounding and a pride for her country.
Sara Ahmed is Egyptian weightlifter with a bronze medal in the women’s 69 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is the first Arab woman athlete to win an olympic medal in Rio and the first Egyptian medal winner in any discipline.
Zinedine Zidane is a famous and most accomplished French Footballer of all times. In 2004 he was named as the best footballer in half a century by UEFA Golden Jubilee. Zidane is currently the Manager of one of the world’s biggest football club Real Madrid.
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Nawal El Moutawakel is a Moroccan , who won the inaugural women’s 400m hurdles event at the Summer Olympics in 1984, thereby becoming the first woman Muslim athlete born on the continent of Africa to become an Olympic champion and she was also the first woman from a Muslim majority country to win an Olympic Gold Medal. In 2007, She became the minister of Sports in Morocco.
Muhammad Ali is someone who does not need any form of introduction, a strong personality and considered the Greatest boxing champion in the History of the Sport, In his elaborate career, he left no stones untouched. He was also called King of Boxing and People’s Champion
Amongst the most spectacular Tennis Players in the world, former world no.1 and Olympic medalist, Marat Safin has many accomplishments under his kitty. He along with his sister Dinara Safina is the only Brother-sister who has had a world no. 1 Spot. He is currently active in the Political circuit in Russia.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a retired American professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for amongst the biggest clubs, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. Considered amongst all time greats in the sport of basket ball. This Legendary player is a record 19-time NBA All Star. He also tried his hand in acting with his debut movie alongside bruce Leein 1972 movie Game of Death.
Ines is a two-time Olympian, who won a bronze medal at 2016 Summer Olympics and also a bronze medalist in the World championship. Born in Tunisia, she started her career at a young age and represented her country in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing at the age of ~18.
Renowned cricketer and strong political figure in Pakistan. He led Pakistan to victory at the 1992 Cricket World cup, Pakistan’s first and only victory in that competition. He was known for his fast bowling skills rattling the opposition, also considered a genuine all-rounder in the sport and an accomplished business man.
Ghada is a retired Syrian Heptathlete won her country’s first and only Olympic Gold Medalist.