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Top 10 Tallest Athletes Of All Time In The World


Top Ten Tallest Athletes: Hello, Everyone Today I am going to share some interesting information on the topic Top Ten Tallest Athletes.

Being tall is something very essential in everyone’s life. I mean not everyone is the same in height and appearance. There is one of the sayings that not the size of the dog in the fight that matters, but the fight in the dog, is the most famous among the sports coaches to motivate the players.

Top 10 Tallest Athletes Of All Time In The World

1. John Isner is in the profession of Tennis

John Isner
John Isner

The Professional Tennis star John Isner stands at the height of  6′feet 10 inches. He has managed to win at least one tournament in each since the year 2010, with the exception of the year 2016.
As a result, John has a top 10 world ranking and also played in the two longest matches in tennis history and both at Wimbledon.

2. Loek van Mil is in the profession of Baseball

Loek van Mi
Loek van Mi

The Dutch player Ludovicus Jacobus Maria Van Mil, who is also known as Loek van Mil. He never made it to the big leagues but is still the ranked tallest pitcher in his professional history. Loek is 7 feet 1inches tall during his time in the minor leagues.

Van Mil also played in the AAA ranks and pitched in the World Baseball Classic for the Netherlands.

3. Dalip Singh Rana is in the professional of Wrestling

Dalip Singh Rana
Dalip Singh Rana

The WWE star Dalip Singh Rana is also known as The Great Khali. He stands at an amazing height of 7foot′ 1 inches″ and eventually went on to win the promotion’s world championship in the year 2007.

He was the first Indian wrestler to sign with the WWE. Dalip has also something greater than his impressive size in the movie and TV characters, like Adam Sandler’s The Longest Yard.

4. Peter Crouch is in the profession of Soccer

Peter Crouch
Peter Crouch

The England Soccer player Peter Crouch is not the tallest Soccer player of all his time. He is the most successful very tall player in soccer.

Crouch stands at an impressive height of 6 feet′ 7 inches″ tall but has the coordination of a much smaller man. This will make him an incredibly useful player to have on any team.

5. Manute Bol is in the Profession of Basketball

Manute Bol
Manute Bol

The Former Washington Bullets player namely Manute Bol was the tallest player in basketball history. He was at the height of 7 feet and ′ 7 inches″. But he passed away at the age of just 47 from kidney failure in the year 2010.

He used his height as his advantage and blocking 2086 shots in his Basketball career.

6. Troy Escalade Jackson is in the profession of Basketball

Troy Escalade Jackson
Troy Escalade Jackson

The Streetball player Troy ‘Escalade’ Jackson had the height of 6 feet′ 10 inches″ and weighed around 500 pounds. He managed to entertain the crowds with his wondering dribbling skills and deft passes.

Unfortunately, He passed away at a very young age of 38 from heart disease.

7. Yao Ming is in the profession of Basketball

Yao Ming
Yao Ming

Player Yao Ming is one of a number of players in NBA history. He has a height of 7 feet ′ 6 inches″ tall height. But he is unquestionably the most effective of all players.

The Chinese remarkable person was selected first by the Houston Rockets and gave quite a return on the investment. He is being selected to the eight All-Star teams while playing with wondering fitness and skill.

Yao was also a player for the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese Basketball Association league.

Unfortunately, like many other extremely tall players, his ankle and foot injuries slowed down him. This will be made to end his career and caused him to retire.

8. Eric ‘Butterbean’ Esch is in the profession of Boxing/MMA

Eric ‘Butterbean’ Esch
Eric ‘Butterbean’ Esch

Butterbean is quite 6 feet tall but weighs in at over 400 pounds. He managed to knock out dozens of competitors while compiling a 77-10-4 boxing record. He also had a 17-10-1 record in MMA and went on to 3-4 in kickboxing.

9. Nataliya Kuznetsova is in the profession of Bodybuilding


Nataliya Kuznetsova is also known as the Heaviest Professional Female Bodybuilder. She is weighing in at a massive 243 pounds.
She has started her bodybuilding journey by powerlifting at the very young age of 14.  Nataliya went on to bettering world records in the Deadlift, Bench press, and Arm lifting.

10. Konishiki Yasokichi is in the profession of Sumo wrestling


Konishiki Yasokichi was a Hawaiian-born sumo wrestler. He is at the height of his career weighed in at a massive 633 pounds.
Konishiki was the first non-Japanese born wrestler who was to get to the level of Zeki. He is the second-highest rank in sumo wrestling, and at the time he was also the Heaviest sumo wrestler ever. Konishiki competed in 81 tournaments till now and won around 649 bouts in the top division of sumo wrestling, but he has retired.

So, these are the Top Ten Tallest Athletes in the history of Sports. Please go through this article and enjoy reading it.

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