This week’s Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features Shinichi Ishigami and Oju Chosan, Team Hasselborg, and Paige Pierce.

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: Shinichi Ishigami and Oju Chosan
(Japan, Horse Racing) 

Shinichi Ishigami and Oju Chosan make a case for one of the best horse/jockey teams of all time, as eleven-year-old Oju Chosan won a record-extending sixth Nakayama Grand Jump, all with Shinichi Ishigami. He is now the richest jumper horse in history, having won almost 7 Million Euros, far ahead of any other horse.

Replay the race (JRA)

Silver: Team Hasselborg
(Sweden, Curling)

Anna Hasselborg became the first female Skip to win all four Major tournaments, completing the Grand Slam of Curling, as she and her team beat Team Kerri Einarson (CAN) 6-5 in the Final. 

Team roster: Anna Hasselborg, Sara McManus, Agnes Knochenhauer, Sofia Mabergs

Watch the FInal’s highlights (Pinty’s GSOC)

Bronze: Paige Pierce
(United States of America, Disc Golf)

Paige Pierce won the PDGA Champions Cup in a playoff against Kristin Tattar (EST), who was leading play with one hole to go. With this result, Pierce has now won 16 Major titles, which ties her first place of all-time among female professional players, with Valarie Jenkins (USA).

Watch the highlights of her last round (PDGA)