Sportspeople by clue II

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Ethiopian runner who won 3 olympic gold medals, and 6 WC gold medals on 5000 and 10000m 2003-09
American boxer who was the world heavyweight champion 1935–37. Nicknamed 'Cinderella Man'
Northern Irish golfer, who has been the World #1 since 2014 and the first European to win three different majors
Canadian ice hockey goaltender who won the Stanley Cup six times. One of the most important innovators in hockey, and the first to wear a goaltender mask
Czechoslovakian gymnast who protested against the Soviet invasion by turning her head away at the medal ceremony in the 1968 Olympics
Mexican-American boxer, nicknamed 'The Golden Boy'. Won a olympic gold medal in 1992, and has won world titles in six weight classes
British runner who won gold medals in the 1980 and 1984 olympics at 1500m, and silver in both olympics on 800m
Southafrican female runner who in 1984 broke the world record on 5000m. Known for running barefoot and for competing controversially for Britain in the 1984 Olympics
Soviet gymnast who in 1956-64 won 14 individual Olympic medals and four team medals, including 9 gold. Held the medal record until Phelps surpassed her
Finnish runner who won a total of nine gold and three silver medals in the Olympics 1920-28
American female tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam singles, and the year-ending World #1 singles player in 1974-81
Brazilian footballer who were the top-goalscorer in the 1938 World Cup. Is one of several possible players credited for inventing the 'Bicycle kick'
Nicknamed Mr. Basketball and five times NBA champion for Minneapolis Lakers. Know for his spectacles and for rules that were changed because of him such as the shot clock
South African golfer, nicknamed the 'The Big Easy' due to his height and his fluid swing. Won four majors
American snowboarder and skateboarder. Have two Olympic gold medals in halfpipe, and 13 gold medals in X-Games
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British-Canadian boxer who is the most recent undisputed world heavyweight champion, and won the olympic gold medal in 1988
German footballer known under his nickname 'Der Terrier'
Spanish golfer who won five majors 1979-88
MLB catcher and manager, who played almost his entire career (1946-65) for the Yankees. Appeared in 21 World Series, of which he won 13
Scottish runner who won the 400m gold medal in the 1924 Olympics, but refused to run 100m due to religious beliefs. Died in a Japanese prison camp in 1945
American NBA-player who hold a number of records, including the only player to score 100 points in a single NBA game, for the Philadelphia Warriors in 1962
American former MLB-player for the Pirates and the Giants. Holds many MLB hitting records, including most career home run & home runs in a single season (73)
American LPGA-player, who turned professional at the age of 15, and won her first at US Open in 2014, at 24
American boxer who have won ten world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes and topped Forbes list of the highest paid athlete in the world 2012-14
NFL-player who played for Baltimore Colts 1956-72. Held the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass for 52 years, and was nicknamed 'The Golden Arm'
American World #1 tennis player, and three times Grand Slam winner. The only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, or the Australian Open
Canadian NHL-player 1946-80, nicknamed Mr. Hockey. Held many records before Gretzky beat them. Still holds most games and seasons
Hungarian chess player. She was the #1 rated woman in the world 1989 (12 years old)-2014, and peaked at the overall world ranking of #8 in 2005
These two athletes did the black power salute during the 1968 Olympics medal ceremony for the 200m running
American female World #1 tennis player. Cracked the top 10 at age of 14 in 1990, and won the olympic gold medal in 1992. Took a break and got arrested for shoplifting
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