Top-10 Endurance Sports

Which sports are rated highest for endurance? This list is based on the ratings of the factors of success considered most important by visitors to this website. The top rated sports for endurance are all clearly endurance based sports: orienteering, triathlon and rowing.

The ratings are still being recorded (this list is from December 2019), so the list order may change over time. Although over 50 of the world's major sports have been analyzed, there may be others that were not included and could also be ranked highly too. You can add your own rating for sports.

The endurance sports ranking list by the expert panel from ESPN may provide a more reliable list, compared to this list using website user ratings.

Ranking Sport Rating (%)
1 Orienteering 85.5
2 Triathlon 85.5
3 Rowing 85.3
4 Water Polo 84.1
5 Ultimate 83.2
6 Swimming (200m Free) 80.8
7 Ultra Marathon 80.5
8 Road Cycling 79.9
9 Squash 79.0
10 Boxing 78.8
11 Rugby League 78.4
12 Field Hockey 78.4
13 Australian Football 78.3
14 Rugby Union 78.1
15 Rugby 7s 77.9
16 Martial Arts 77.3
17 American Football 77.0
18 Motocross 76.3
19 Badminton 75.8
20 Motorsports 75.7
21 Surfing 75.2
22 MMA 74.9
23 Tennis 74.6
24 Fencing 73.9
25 Paddle Sports 73.8
26 Wrestling 73.8
27 Table Tennis 73.3
28 Sailing 73.1
29 Football / Soccer 72.9
30 Horse Jockey 72.3
31 Netball 71.9
32 Gymnastics 71.8
33 Equestrian 71.6
34 Basketball 70.0
35 Cross-Country Skiing 68.0
36 Baseball 67.5
37 Cricket 67.2
38 Ice Hockey 66.6
39 Handball 65.9
40 Volleyball (Indoor) 65.4
41 Archery 64.1
42 Softball 60.6
43 Diving 60.0
44 Tenpin Bowling 56.9
45 Weightlifting 56.8
46 Golf 55.8
47 Shooting 55.0
48 Lawn Bowls 53.2
49 Long Jump 51.0

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