A twelve-time Olympic gold medalist, Natalie Coughlin Hall is a professional American swimmer born on August 23, 1982, in California, US. The lady has earned a lot of accolades in various competitions all through her professional career.
Here are some of her accomplishments:-
Won a total of three gold, four silver and five bronze medals in Olympics held in 2004, 2008 and 2012
Earned “American Swimmer of the Year Award” three times and "World Swimmer of the Year" once
Winner of twenty medals at the World Championships (LC) out of which eightgold, seven silver and five bronze medals are there
Clinched a total of eight medals at the World Championships (SC)
Secured eleven gold, five silver and a bronze medal at the Pan Pacific Championships spanning from 2002 to 2010
Winner of gold, two silver, and bronze at the 2015 Pan Pacific Games
Born on 23rd August 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired basketball player and a successful businessman. He had played with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA for his total career of 20 years and for this, Kobe holds the NBA record of the most seasons playing with one franchise for an entire career.
Winner of gold at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics
Secured gold at the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship held in Las Vegas
Awarded as the regular season’s "Most Valuable Player Award" in 2008
Named as the top NBA Player of the 2000s by the Sporting News and TNT
Geoffrey Lewis Capes is a former British Shot putter born on 23rd August 1949 in England. As a sportsperson, he represented both England and Great Britain in the sphere of athletics with high specialization in shot put events.
Some of his achievements are listed below:-
Bestowed with the title of "World’s Strongest Man" twice
Was twice the "World Muscle Power Champion" along with it, he had won various other titles such as "Europe’s Strongest Man" and "Britain’s Strongest Man".
Winner of a bronze medal at the 1974 European Athletics Championships held in Rome
He had won several medals at the European Indoor Championships took place from 1974 to 1979.
After representing his nation 11 times at the Commonwealth games, he finally clinched the gold medal in the year 1974 and 1978 held in Christchurch and Edmonton, respectively.