Time's 100 to Watch in Beijing

12:13 AM

  1. LeBron James - U.S. Basketballer
  2. Dara Torres - U.S. Swimmer
  3. Michael Phelps - U.S. Swimmer
  4. Liu Xiang - Chinese Hurdler
  5. Yao Ming - Chinese Basketballer
  6. Allyson Felix - USA Sprinter
  7. Shawn Johnson - USA Gymnast
  8. Roman Sebrle - Decathlon star representing Czech Republic
  9. Guo Jingjing - Chinese Diver
  10. Tyson Gay - U.S. Sprinter
  11. Asafa Powell - Jamaican Sprinter
  12. Usain Bolt - Jamaican Sprinter
  13. Yang Wei - Chinese Gymnast
  14. Jeremy Wariner - U.S. Sprinter
  15. Heather O'Reilly - U.S. Soccer player
  16. Pascal Hens - German Handballer
  17. Stephanie Rice - Australian Swimmer
  18. Chris Paul - U.S. Basketballer
  19. Paul Hamm - U.S. Gymnast - most unfortunate that we won't see him in action
  20. Zou Shiming - Chinese Boxer
  21. Sheila Taormina - U.S. Modern Pentathlete
  22. Sara Khoshjamal - Iranian representative in Taekwondo
  23. Marta Vieira da Silva - Brazilian female soccer player
  24. Nastia Liukin - U.S. Gymnast
  25. Alicia Sacramone - U.S. Gymnast
  26. Chellsie Memmel -U.S. Gymnast
  27. Laure Manaudou - French Swimmer
  28. Federica Pellegrini - Italian Swimmer
  29. Alain Bernard - French Swimmer
  30. Laura Flessel-Colovic - French Fencer
  31. Paula Radcliffe - Great Britain Marathon runner
  32. Nader al Masri - Palastinian long distance runner
  33. Kobe Bryant - U.S. Basketballer
  34. Vanessa Ferrari - Italian gymnast
  35. Freddy Adu - U.S. soccer player
  36. Andrew Howe - Italian Long Jumper
  37. Martin Lel - Kenyan Marathon runner
  38. Catherine Ndereba - Kenyan Marathon runner
  39. Marianne Vos - Dutch cyclist
  40. Adam Korol - Polish Rower
  41. Aaron Peirsol - U.S. Swimmer
  42. Mark Lopez - U.S. Taekwondo
  43. Diana Lopez - U.S. Taekwondo
  44. Steven Lopez - U.S. Taekwondo
  45. Mark Warkentin - U.S. Open Water Swimmer
  46. Brian Volpenhein - U.S. Rower
  47. Guo Yue - Chinese Table Tennis player
  48. Taufik Hidayat - Indonesian Badminton player
  49. Lin "Super" Dan - Chinese Badminton player
  50. Tibor Benedek - Hungarian Water Polo player
  51. Kohei Uchimura - Japanese Gymnast
  52. Wang Liqin - Chinese Table Tennis player
  53. Billy Joe Saunders - Great Britain Boxer
  54. J.R. Holden - Russian Basketballer
  55. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore - Indian Shooter
  56. Amnat Ruenroeng - Thai Boxer
  57. Ryan Lochte - U.S. Swimmer
  58. Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr - Sudanese Sprinter
  59. Dayron Robles - Cuban Hurdler
  60. Kerri Walsh - U.S. Beach Volleyballer
  61. Misty-May Treanor - U.S. Beach Volleyballer
  62. Libby Trickett - Australian Swimmer
  63. Tom Daley - Great Britain Diver
  64. Oxana Chusovitina - German Gymnast
  65. Otylia Jedrzejczak - Polish Swimmer
  66. Natalie Coughlin - U.S. Swimmer
  67. Katie Hoff - U.S. Swimmer
  68. Jenn Stuczynski - U.S. Pole Vaulter
  69. Cat Osterman - U.S. Softballer
  70. Ryan Hall - U.S. Marathon Runner
  71. Candace Parker - U.S. Basketballer
  72. Bernard Legat - U.S. Distance Runner
  73. Reese Hoffa - U.S. Shot Putter
  74. Jennie Finch - U.S. Softballer
  75. Breaux Greer - U.S. Javelin thrower
  76. Ryoko Tani - Japan rep for Judo
  77. Sanya Richards - U.S. Sprinter
  78. Brian Clay - U.S. Decathlete
  79. Rau'Shee Warren - U.S. Boxer
  80. Taylor Phinney - U.S. Cyclist
  81. Donny Robinson - U.S. Cyclist
  82. Melanie Roach - U.S. Weightlifter
  83. Kristy Coventry - Zimbabwean Swimmer
  84. Eric Shanteau - U.S. Swimmer
  85. Brad Vering - U.S. Wrestler
  86. Laura Wilkinson - U.S. Diver
  87. Howard Bach - U.S. Badminton player
  88. Terrence Trammell - U.S. Hurdler
  89. Vladimir Dyatchin - Russian swimmer
  90. Blanka Vlasic - Croatian High Jumper
  91. Novak Djokovic - Serbian Tennis player
  92. Matt Emmons - U.S. Shooter
  93. Ali Adnan - Iraqi Archer
  94. Im Dong Hyun - South Korean Archer
  95. Keeth Smart - U.S. Fencer
  96. Erinn Smart - U.S. Fencer
  97. Haile Gebrselassie - Ethiopian Distance Runner
  98. Kyle Shewfelt - Canadian Gymnast
  99. Dana Hussein Abdul-Razzaq - Iraqi Sprinter
  100. Natalie du Toit - South African swimmer
The list can be found here. I would have included a few more Australians and listed du Toit and Liukin, Sacramone and Memmel higher, but a pretty good list

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