It is true that every person in this world has a special talent. Although, it is our luck whether we find that hidden talent in us or not.
However, recognizing your talent as a gift and utilizing it to write history is an opportunity that life does not give to every person.
There are several athletes who became youngest world champion on their first try.
On the other hand, there are some people in the same field or career who spent their lifetime but didn’t get the success they expected.
But, do you know the names of those athletes who became youngest world champions at a very early age?
I guess you don’t!
In this article, I have mentioned the names of those athletes who became the youngest world champions!
Let’s get started!
1 – Ronnie O’ Sullivan: Snooker Champion
The first athlete’s name on our list is a name that does not need any introduction.
Ronnie is also known as “The Rocket” is a professional snooker player.
He had a natural talent for playing snooker as a pro that no one could ever have in the world.
At the age of 10, he find himself interested and passionate about playing snooker.
However, he started playing snooker as a professional player at the age of 16 and earned the nickname that we mentioned above.
Luckily, he won the UK championship when he was 17 years old and made a record of being the youngest snooker player.
2 – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is a professional boxer whose life is nothing less than a movie.
He had a long history of using drugs and failing drug tests many times in his career.
But besides every dark side, he is a legendary boxer and a heavyweight world champion.
He is nicknamed “The Baddest Man On The Earth.”
At the age of 18, he started boxing as a professional career and won 20 matches frequently out of 26 which is quite impressive.
You will be surprised to know that he earn the honor of winning the World Boxing Council when he was only 20 years old.
3 – PELÉ:
Did you know that there is a guy who won his first World Cup when he was barely 18?
PELÉ is a Global superstar of soccer who managed to make a certain Guinness World record at a very young age.
Luckily, he became the youngest athlete in the world who won FIFA World Cup.
Despite his luck, he is a talented football player who has a successful career and the respect of every footballer.
4 – Fernando Alonso
When we talk about the athletes who became the youngest world champions, Fernando Alonso is a name we can not forget!
He is a World karting champion who joined F1 at the age of 19. Moreover, he also become the youngest F1 racer in 2003 until Sebastian Vettel broke it in 2008.
You will be surprised to know that Fernando also won the Formula One World Driver Championship title at the age of 24.
5 – Jahangir Khan
Pakistan is the hub of talent and skillful people. There are several Pakistani players and talented people like Arfa Karim and Jahangir Khan.
Jahangir Khan was a squash player who developed an interest in playing squash watching his father.
His father was also a squash champion!
Jahangir Khan decides to take part in the World Amateur Individual Championship, and guess what?
He became the youngest World Champion at the early age of 15.
After becoming the world champion, he has won more than 555 matches in his career which is a great success.
Although, it is safe to say that Jahangir Khan was the only one who made the longest winning streak in the history of sports.
Becoming a world champion is not a difficult thing when you recognize your special talent.
Secondly, we can not ignore the value of practicing and improving than before.
However, these are some famous athletes who became youngest world champion.
The point is which athletic skills do you have in you?
Let us know in the comment section!
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