The astounding athletes create wonders by their phenomenal physique and determined attitude towards their opponents in sports. There is not only specific ‘sports gene’ which has to be embraced, but also their will to train themselves and makeup to great performance levels. Here is a list of enormous athletes reaching; their fitness standards and works will definitely inspire you!
Romanian Simona Halep is a professional tennis player. Simona is currently world no. 2 and former world no. 1 in WTA Tour singles. She reached the world’s top 50 in 2012, reached top 20 in 2013 and was among the top 10 in 2014.
Who is not crazy about this Russian beauty? Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a stunning Russian tennis player. She is a United States resident since 1994 and has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on several occasions.
Hafpor Julius “Thor” Bjornsson
6’9 and 240 pounds
Julius is an Icelandic professional strongman. This man is also an actor and a former basketball player. He is famous for playing Ser Gregor ‘the Mountain’ Clegane on HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Garbine Muguruza Blanco is a Venezuelan-Spanish professional tennis player. She is currently ranked No. 3 in singles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Blanco has also won two majors at the 2016 French Open and 2017 Wimbledon Championships.
6’1 and 390 pounds
Sajad Gharibi is a pure muscle man, weighing almost 390 pounds. Gharibi has a large base of Instagram followers and is nicknamed around the web as Persian Hulk. The Iranian powerlifter has thought to make his career in WWE.
Darya Igorevna Klishina is one of the Russian athletes competing as a ‘neutral’ athlete at World Championships. This Russian jumper had preferred long jump since the age of 13 because the influence of her father who was also an athlete.
Eric “Butterbean” Esch
5’11 and 425 pounds
Erick Esch in his early days of UFZ craze was a legend in street fighting. Erick is popularly called as ‘Butterbean’ and is famous for throwing haymakers. He is also a television artist and has appeared in several programs.
6’4 and 518 pounds
Musashimaro Koyo was a prominent legend in the Japanese Sumo world. He reached the top makuuchi division in 1991 after making his debut in 1989. For almost a decade he was a champion and the only foreign-born athlete to reach the rank of Yokozuna.
Erika Ervin is a fitness trainer and an American model professionally known as Amazon Eve. Ervin has also worked as a recurring character on American Horror Story and is recognized as the world’s tallest model by the Guinness Book of the World Record.
7’4 and 290 pounds
Eaton is a retired professional American basketball player. Mark Eaton had quite a good career, he has played with the Utah Jazz in 11 seasons and was also known as ‘Big Red’.
The Big Show
7’2 and 450 pounds
Paul Donald Wight II is an American professional wrestler, popularly known by the ring name Big Show. The giant man started his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Recently, he mentioned on social media that he has a new commitment to tone up a bit.
6’4 and 630 pounds
Konishiki Yasoichi, with a fighting weight of 264 kg became the first foreigner to reach the second highest rank in sports. The biggest sumo wrestler is a Hawaiian-born Japanese Samoan.
7’5 and 300 pounds
Mamadou Ndiaye has played basketball at UC Irvine for the Anteaters and is currently playing for the Grand Rapids Drive in the NBA G League. The Senegalese player reached this huge size when he was 18 years of age.
7’1 and 325 pounds
Shaquille O’Neal is recognized as one of the best players in the NBA history. He is the greatest player who has won multiple championships. The personality of the mountain man is bound to keep him in the spotlight in coming years.
Margo Dydek is considered as the tallest female basketball player in the world. Till now she is the tallest woman to ever play in the WNBA. Unfortunately, she lost her life in 2011 because of a heart attack.
7’5 and 220 pounds
Chuck Nevitt is not known as a major star but has a record of 12 years playing in the NBA. He is a retired American basketball player and popular for his great height.
7’4 and 330 pounds
Gogea Mitu is listed as the tallest professional boxer in the Guinness book of world record. He was born in 1911 and used to intimidate everyone he faced in the ring.
The Tree Man
6’7 and 275 pounds
Danny Jones, 31, is a fitness trainer from Southern California. He became popular on Instagram recently showing off his giant 275lb frame. The personal trainer has thousands of fans across the globe. He got the nickname ‘Tree Man’ after his hunky frame was spotted on Twitter and compared with a huge tree.
6’11 and 230 pounds
Karlovic’s height is 211 cm which makes him count among the tallest football player in the history. This Croatian professional tennis player has a long wingspan and creates wonders by his great records.
Laura Dijkema is a Dutch volleyball player currently playing for Dresdner SC. The Dutch beauty started playing volleyball at the age of 7 in Beilen.
5’11 and 370 pounds
American John Daly is one of the best golfers on the PGA tour. While Daly looks tiny among the list but he has a huge frame for an offensive lineman.
7’2 and 315 pounds
Hong-Man Choi is a frightening huge man nicknamed as Korean Colossus. He is ferocious in both Kickboxing and MMA. Choi is a mixed martial artist, former sireum wrestler, and a South Korean kickboxer.
7’0 and 380 Pounds
Dondre Harris is a professional athlete who is still in high school and is growing like a huge giant. Harris is now increasing his passion for playing football under the head coach Fulks.
7’4 and 243 pounds
Rik Smits is a retired Dutch professional basketball player and is nicknamed as The Dunking Dutchman. Along with possessing the huge stature, he had extraordinary skills in the game. Rik was among the best men known in league history.
6’0 and 448 pounds
Sharran Alexander was appraised as the Heaviest Sportswoman by Guinness World Records in 2013. For years, this professional and enormous sumo wrestler had influenced the game.
7’0 and 280 pounds
Stefan Struve currently is the tallest fighter on the roster. He is a mixed martial artist, also known as ” The Skyscraper” fighting in the UFC.
7’0 and 440 pounds
This huge stature human is 19 years old kid. John Krahn is a high school football player and looks like a truly massive man.
6’9 and 255 pounds
Zdeno is among the tallest players to ever play at NHL. He is a professional ice hockey defenseman. Currently, Zdeno is the captain of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
6’2 and 445 pounds
Andy ‘The Viking’ Fordham plays for the British Dart Organisation. The massive man has reduced half of his weight and weighs around 275 pounds now.
5’8” and 346 pounds
Holley Mangold, American athlete began weightlifting in 2008. Holley is known to be the strongest female powerlifter ever. She is a member of the US Olympic team.
Gursimran “Sim” Bhullar
7’5 and 360 pounds
Sim is the Canadian basketball player in the Taiwanese Super Basketball League (SBL). He is the sixth tallest and the first man of Indian descent to play in NBA.
Dane De La Rosa
6’7 and 245 pounds
Dane Rosa is one of the greatest American professional baseball relief pitcher. Dane has played for the Yankees and the Angles.
6’7 and 170 pounds
Peter Crouch, English professional footballer has appeared in two world cups. Peter is among the tallest soccer players known in the world.
6’10 and 403 pounds
Terrel Brown is known as the biggest American football player in NFL ever. Recently he has become a free agent for the Los Angles Rams.
Lisla Leslie was voted as one of the top 15 players in WNBA history by her fans. She is a former All-star basketball player. She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner.
Jon is famous for being the tallest basketball pitcher in Major League Basketball. He has also won Olympic Gold Medal. His long arms make him a unique player on the ground.
7’3 and 263 pounds
Hasheem, professional basketball player learned the game at the University of Connecticut after 15 yrs of age. Hasheem became the first Tanzania born player when he was selected in NBA draft 2009.
7’7 and 315 pounds
Gheorghe is a former Romanian basketball player. Along with Manute Bol, he is the tallest player in NBA history. He also starred in the movie, My Giant.
Andre “The Giant” Roussimoff
7’4 and 529 pounds
Andre the Giant is the French professional wrestler and actor and recognized as the greatest athlete of the time. His drinking capacity will amaze you, once he had 16-ounce beers in one sitting.