Here is my top 10 list of apt sporting names - people's names that are appropriate to their talent or sport. See also the compete list of apt names that I have found.
- Usain Bolt — 100m and 200m world record holder and Olympic Gold medalist.
- Marina Stepanova — 1986 400 hurdle WR holder
- Chuck Long — former NFL quarterback for the Detroit Lions and the Los Angeles Rams.
- Anna Smashnova — a former professional tennis player from Russia.
- Willie Thrower — former NFL quarterback.
- Zhu Ting — a chinese soccer striker, pronounced shoo-ting.
- Yordanka Donkova — Bulgarian female hurdler who won an Olympic gold and bronze medal
- Nathan Leeper — An American high jumper who finished eleventh at the 2000 Olympic Games.
- Layne Beachley — Australian world champion surfer.
- Dale Kickett — an Australian football (AFL) player.
- compete list of apt names
- funny names in sport
- Unusual Sports Names — some of these are pretty funny.
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