Ten Sensational Aussie Sports Personalities

January 9, 2014

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1. Shane Watson

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This right-handed Australian all-rounder is best known for his attacking way of playing. He is capable of changing the outcome of a match at any moment. He is one of the highest earning Australian cricketers.

Apart from his smashing knocks, Shane has also gained attention for his chic hairstyle. Watto also loves playing guitar.

2. Michael Clarke

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Australian cricketer and captain, Michael Clarke is one of the most sensational and popular sport personalities in Australia. His smashing 329* innings against India last year proved his skills and passion for the game yet again.

Today, Clarke is one of the most reliable and focused middle order batsman in the Australian cricket team. Because of his brilliant contributions in cricket, Michael Clarke has won the Allan Border Medal in 2005, 2009, 2011 and 2013.

He has recently been in the chart because of his one triple and three double centuries in the same calendar year.

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3. Mark Webber

Mark Alan Webber is an Australian racing driver. This Aussie racing star has made his Formula One debut in 2002.

Webber has represented teams like Minardi, Williams and Red Bull. In addition to his passion for racing, Webber enjoys tennis, road cycling and mountain biking.

With his successful racing career, he has placed amongst the most sensational sport personalities in Australia.

4. Sally Pearson

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The list of Australian sport personalities cannot be completed without mentioning this athlete.

Pearson’s brilliant performances in the World Championship and the 2012 Olympics have placed her as one of the most sensational Aussie sport personalities.

5. Cameron Smith

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Cameron Smith is a professional Australian rugby league footballer.

With numerous individual honors under his belt, Cameron Smith has successfully led the team to lift the title of the 2013 World Club Challenge.

Smith has also been declared as the International Player of the Year.

6. Andrew Bogut

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Andrew Bogut is a professional Australian basketball player.

He is one of the highest earning athletes of Australia.

Andrew has represented two eminent Australian basketball teams so far, which includes Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors.

7. Anna Meares

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Anna was 11 when she started her competitive journey on track cycling career.

Her consistent performance and dedication towards her profession let her attain the gold medal at the Commonwealth and Olympic games.

In 2013, she led the caption with her new world record of 32.836 seconds in the 500m time trial at UCI Mexico Track World Cup.

8. Joel Parkinson

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The 32 year old Australian surfer is best known as Parko. He is a highly successful competitive surfer in Australia.

With 11 ASP tour triumph under his belt, Joel became the youngest surfer to prevail in a Billabong Contest. Apart from playing against waves, he enjoys watching football matches.

9. Daniel Geale

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There are many opponents who have already tasted the flavor of his punches. The 32 year old Australian boxer is a former WBA Middleweight and IBF champion.

He has some remarkable triumphs over Roman Karmazin, Anthony Mundine and Sebastian. Daniel has also won a gold medal in the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

10. Brett Holman

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This energetic and skilled Holman is one of the favorite football players in Australia. He currently plays for AI Nasr as a second striker.

In 2006, he made his international debut by representing his nation. Brett’s world cup profile and consistent performances helped him to overtake some other key players like Harry Kewell and Tim Cahill.