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.
Gold: Gervonta Davis
(United States of America, Boxing)
Gervonta Davis became the third boxer in history to hold a World Championship Title in three different divisions, simultaneously, after Henry Armstrong (USA) and Saúl Álvarez (MEX). Davis beat Mario “El Azteca” Barrios (MEX/USA) with a 10th-Round Knockout in a very entertaining fight to win the WBA (Regular) Super Lightweight Championship.
Silver: United States of America’s Women’s Indoor Volleyball Team
(United States of America, Volleyball)
Team USA won its third consecutive -out of three that have been held- FIVB Nations League Finals in the Women’s Division, after winning 16 out of 17 matches, including their 3-1 win over Brazil in the Final.
Full roster: Hancock Micha, Poulter Jordyn, Wong-Orantes Justine, Larson Jordan, Drews Andrea, Thompson Jordan, Bartsch-Hackley Michelle, Akinradewo Foluke, Washington Haleigh, Robinson Kelsey, Ogbogu Chiaka.
Bronze: New Zealand’s Test Cricket Team
(New Zealand, Cricket)
New Zealand became the first ever Test Cricket World Champion team, after beating India in an exciting Final for the 2019-21 edition. New Zealand secured an eight-wicket win within the final hour, coming from more than 130 runs behind in the last day.
Roster: Kane Williamson , Tom Latham, Tom Blundell. Trent Boult. Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Will Young.