Famous athletes have always been a part of the civilized society. They have constantly made efforts to reach farther and to stretch the limits of the human body. Throughout history, athletes have always managed to set the bar so high that ordinary mortals are unable to sometimes replicate the sheer size of the achievements. In that regard the Olympics has always been a stage where most athletes have managed to show up with a lot of training and with an aim to break existing records. That said most athletes have their own goals and the hopes of a nation of people behind them which can certainly be a great driving factor if not the only one. With that in mind, let us look at the top 10 famous athletes.