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Top-10 Apt Sporting Names

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.



  1. Usain Bolt — 100m and 200m world record holder and Olympic Gold medalist.
  2. Marina Stepanova — 1986 400 hurdle WR holder
  3. Chuck Long — former NFL quarterback for the Detroit Lions and the Los Angeles Rams.
  4. Anna Smashnova — a former professional tennis player from Russia.
  5. Willie Thrower — former NFL quarterback.
  6. Zhu Ting — a chinese soccer striker, pronounced shoo-ting.
  7. Yordanka Donkova — Bulgarian female hurdler who won an Olympic gold and bronze medal
  8. Nathan Leeper — An American high jumper who finished eleventh at the 2000 Olympic Games.
  9. Layne Beachley — Australian world champion surfer.
  10. Dale Kickett — an Australian football (AFL) player.


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