List of multi-sport athletes

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A multi-sport athlete is an athlete who competes at a high level in two or more different sports. Most of these athletes played two or more sports from a young age – especially in high school – before deciding to concentrate on just one sport.

List of athletes[edit]

Below is a list of multi-sport athletes who have played in at least one sport professionally, listed by primary athletic occupation, with notes on their secondary sport(s).

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Bobsleigh[edit]

Bowling[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Chess[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

  • Max Aaron – US figure skater who started his skating career as a figure skater, he also represented USA in USA Hockey nationals in both 2006 and 2007, and played U18 AA as well as competing in figure skating at amateur level during that time.
  • Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure skater in the 1990s, also competed in martial arts and motocross racing.

Golf[edit]

Handball[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

  • Paul Rabil – Lettered in basketball, lacrosse, and track while in highschool
  • Kyle Harrison – Three sport standout in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse in highschool
  • Jenny WilliamsWorld Cup winning (1986) and team captain (1989–92) lacrosse player for Australia who represented South Australia in six sports (lacrosse, indoor lacrosse, touch football, soccer, cricket and Australian football)
  • Chazz Woodson – lettered in lacrosse, football, and basketball at Norfolk Academy

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Motorsport[edit]

Netball[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Sailing[edit]

  • Rob Waddell – a retired rower, 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist in single sculls rowing who is a current Team New Zealand crewman as a grinder, he also played rugby union as a lock. He still holds world indoor rowing machine record time over 2000m and 5000m.

Skiing[edit]

Ski Jumping[edit]

Skyrunning[edit]

Snowboarding[edit]

Sumo[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Track and field[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Wrestlers who medaled in both Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling in a single event:

See also[edit]

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