The 21st century has seen some of the world’s most memorable and dramatic sporting moments. From the Beijing Olympics to the FIFA World Cup, the past two decades have provided some of the most remarkable moments in sports history. Here are some of the most notable sports moments of the century:
2012 Olympics: Usain Bolt’s Triple Gold Medal
The 2012 Olympics in London saw Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt take home three gold medals, in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay. He made history by becoming the first athlete ever to win gold medals in all three events. His performance was so remarkable that he was even awarded the title of ‘World’s Fastest Man’.
2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany’s Triumphant Victory
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was a thrilling event, with Germany coming out on top. After a tense final match against Argentina, Germany eventually lifted the trophy, winning 1-0. This was the fourth time Germany won the World Cup and the first time since 1990.
2015 Cricket World Cup: Australia’s Dominance
The 2015 Cricket World Cup saw Australia dominate the tournament, with the team winning their fifth title. Australia’s victory was made all the more impressive by the fact that they went unbeaten throughout the tournament. It was a remarkable performance by the team, and one that will surely be remembered for years to come.
2016 Summer Olympics: Simone Biles’ Gold Medal Haul
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro saw American gymnast Simone Biles take home four gold medals, making her the most decorated female gymnast ever. Her performance was nothing short of spectacular and she was rightly hailed as one of the stars of the Olympics.
2017 Tour de France: Chris Froome’s Victory
The 2017 Tour de France saw British cyclist Chris Froome become the first British rider to win the race three times. His victory was a remarkable achievement, as he had to overcome a number of obstacles, including a crash on the penultimate stage.
2018 Winter Olympics: South Korea’s Historic Win
The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang saw South Korea take home the gold medal in the team figure skating event. This was the first time that a South Korean team had won gold in the event, and the achievement was hailed as a historic moment.These are just some of the most notable sports moments of the century. From Usain Bolt’s incredible triple gold medal victory to Chris Froome’s Tour de France success, these moments have shaped the sports world and will continue to be remembered for years to come.