Time magazine published a list of the most influential people in the world, which included four athletes. Tennis player Rafael Nadal and figure skater Nathan Chen were among them.
Rafael Nadal (Photo: Antonio Borga / HMB Media / Imago Images / Global Look Press)
Time magazine has published a list of the most influential people in the world. He hit four athletes: tennis players Rafael Nadal and Peng Shuai, figure skater Nathan Chen and basketball player Candice Parker.
Those who entered the rankings were divided into six categories: “Artists”, “Innovators”, “Titans”, “Leaders”, “Icons” and “Pioneers”.
Nathan Chen was listed in the “Artists” category. The American figure skater at the Beijing Olympics, which took place in February this year, took gold in singles skating and silver in team competition.
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Nadal and Shuai were included in the Icon category. This year, the 35-year-old Spaniard (No. 4 in the world) has won the Australian Open, as well as the ATP 250 in Melbourne and the ATP 500 in Acapulco. The 36-year-old Chinese (192nd in the WTA rankings) won her last tournament in 2019. Time listed her in recognition of her fight for women’s rights.
Candice Parker, who plays for the Chicago Sky in the Women’s National Basketball Association (NBA), was named to the Trailblazer category. Last year, Parker became the women’s NBA champion as part of the team. From 2010 to 2015, the athlete played for the Yekaterinburg UMMC. Since 2019, Parker has been married to Russian basketball player Anna Petrakova. On February 11 of this year, the couple had a son, Airr Larry Petrakov Parker.
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