Sports

Bolt named third most influential athlete in US

Bolt named third most influential athlete in US

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Usain Bolt was named the third most influential athlete in America, behind two US athletes Tim Tebow and Michael Phelps.

Tebow, an American football quarterback, won the poll with 29 per cent of respondents considering him the ‘most influential’, according to Forbes Magazine.

Phelps, who has the record for most Olympic gold medals at 18, placed second with 25 per cent with triple world record-holder Bolt third on 23 per cent.

Baseball player Derek Jeter and Peyton Manning, another football player, complete the top five.

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, basketball player Lebron James and soccer veteran David Beckham also made the top ten.

The survey was conducted by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research and reflects the top ten professional athletes with the most influence among US fans.

Source: jamaicaobserver.com

 
Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

More in Sports

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

Riddim-Don MagApril 19, 2017
39bc66fa00000578-0-image-a-58_1477493963632

Usain Bolt surprises everyone with new single

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 31, 2016
45544usain_bolt_shock

IAAF wants Bolt’s services

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 28, 2016
asafa-powell-wins-big

Asafa Powell to donate $500,000 to Kingston Public Hospital today

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 28, 2016
reggae-1-640x425

Huge competitors from 35 countries for Reggae Marathon

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 25, 2016
usain

Olympian Usain Bolt shows off his DJing skills at Melbourne nightclub 

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 24, 2016
nesta

Has Nesta anti-doping hearing begun?

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 20, 2016
vashil-heats

Former Calabar High Player signed to Miami Heats

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 19, 2016
396fdf1300000578-3841390-image-m-54_1476633478170

US Sprinter Tyson Gay daughter shot and killed

Jacqueline HarrisOctober 17, 2016

The newest and hottest online Magazine!! Riddim-Don Magazine Www.riddim-donmagazine.com

Copyright © 2016 Riddim-Don Magazine. Website Designed by The.Pure_Groop 1.876.622.1998

Translate »