Gold: Amanda Nunes
(Brazil, Mixed Martial Arts)
Amanda Nunes has made history by becoming the first mixed martial artist, male or female, to hold and defend World titles in two different weightclasses.A wide favorite, she dominated Felicia Spencer (CAN) to defend her Feathwerweight world title, at UFC 250.
Silver: Scott Dixon
(New Zealand, Auto racing)
It took 9 months for the fans to see IndyCar back on track. Not much changed: Scott Dixon dominated the race at Texas Motor Speedway and has now tied A.J. Foyt’s record of winning a race in 18 different seasons. Dixon is now chasing Mario Andretti’s IndyCar win record.
Bronze: Kenichi Ikeoze / Gran Alegria
(Japan, Horse Racing)
The US$2.6 Million Yasuda Kinen at Tokyo Racecourse expected Almond Eye (JPN) to win, but a young female called Gran Alegria (JPN) honored her Spanish name, which means “Great Joy” and pulled the upset in this Grade I race, ridden by Kenichi Ikeoze.