5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

Paris Olympics 2024 is round the corner and athletes from across the globe are pulling up their shocks for the sporting extravaganza. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world will take part in the event which is one of the biggest sports recognitions. 

Paris Olympics 2024 is round the corner and athletes from across the globe are pulling up their shocks for the sporting extravaganza. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world will take part in the event which is one of the biggest sports recognitions. 

Here are five of the world’s biggest athletes who are the contenders for the ultimate glory at the Paris Olympics 2024. 

Simone Biles

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5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

The most prominent gymnast of the current generation, Simone Biles has created waves in gymnastics. She boasts of seven Olympic medals from the two appearances she had made at the summer games so far. Of the seven Olympic medals, four are gold all of which she bagged at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games which was her debut Olympics.

Not having won gold at the last Olympics, the 2020 Tokyo Games, the 27-year-old will surely look to finish first on the podium this time around at the Paris Olympics 2024.

 LeBron James

5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

Lebrone James will return for his fourth Olympic appearance at the Paris Olympics 2024. Having missed the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics and 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the NBA star is set to make a comeback for the USA basketball team.

Team USA will be bidding for their 17th Olympic gold medal in men’s basketball and no one better than the 39-year-old LeBron James to guide his country to yet another medal. James has two Olympic golds to his kitty, the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London. He won bronze in 2004 Athens.

Neeraj Chopra

5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

The Golden Boy of India, Neeraj Chopra, will look to add another Olympic gold to his cabinet in the Javelin Throw. After winning hearts at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with his “golden throw”, the expectations from Chopra have only soared.

The 26-year-old is one of the athletes to watch out for at the track and field events at the Paris Olympics 2024. Who knows his dream to breach the 90 m mark might come true in Paris.

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Sun Yingsha

5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

Sun Yingsha  of the People’s Republic of China is currently the world no.1 in women’s table tennis. She would look to extend the legacy of China in the event. The country has never lost the women’s table tennis event at the Olympics.

23-year-old Sun Yingsha is the favourite to win gold at the Paris Olympics 2024. The world champion will enter the marquee event on the back of victories of 2023 WTT Finals, 2022 Asian Games and two WTT Champions tournaments in 2024.

Novak Djokovic

5 Biggest Athletes To Watch Out For At Paris Olympics 2024

Novak Djokovic will feature at the Olympics for the fifth time with the Paris Games. The 24-time Grand Slam winner has an unfinished agenda of winning an Olympic gold.

Having made appearances at the semi-finals in men’s singles on three occasions at the Olympics, Djokovic is yet to reach the final. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The 37-year-old would like to end his pursuit for an Olympic gold medal by finishing first for his country Serbia in what also could be his last Olympics.  

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