The Sportspedia’s Global Podium features the three sportspeople/athletes or teams that best achieved excellence in performance last week with their milestones and results.
GLOBAL PODIUM OF THE WEEK
Gold: Novak Djokovic
Novak made history by winning his 20th Grand Slam title, at The Championships (Wimbledon). He tied Rafael Nadal (ESP) and Roger Federer (SUI) as the winningest men’s singles Grand Slam winners of all-time. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) won the first set but Djokovic came back to win three straight.
Watch the Final highlights (Wimbledon)
Silver: Mark Cavendish
(Isle of Man, Road Cycling)
Mark Cavendish (IOM) has tied Eddy Merckx (BEL) as the winningest stage winner of all-time, after winning his 34th stage, during Stage 13. He had already won Stages 4 and 6 the previous week and Stage 10 also this past week.
Watch the Stage 13 highlights (TDF)
Bronze: Dylan Alcott
(Australia, Wheelchair Tennis)
Alcott won Wimbledon’s Quad Singles tournament for the second time in a row, out of two that have been held. He also played in the Quad Doubles tournament alongside Sam Schröder (NED) but lost the Final. The singles win extends his record as the player with most Grand Slams win in the Quads singles division, with a total of 14.
Watch the last moments of the Final (Wimbledon)