Main image via Masses MY + Rojak Daily
By now, you’d know that Malaysia’s own squash queen, Nicol David is in the running to be awarded as the World Games’ Greatest Athlete of All Time!
After 12 days of voting, Nicol has made it into the top 10 and into round two of voting!
Fans of the squash champion will have until 1st February to VOTE for her to place number one and officially become the world’s GOAT.
That’s only nine days left so be sure to get your votes in for Nicol HERE and share this with everyone you know so they’ll vote too!
Let’s get Nicol David to #1
Every Malaysian knows who Nicol David is and it looks like the squash queen could be on her way to become the World Games’ Greatest Athlete of All Time!
Image via The Star
After announcing her retirement in 2019, the 37-year-old has been nominated by the World Games for their Greatest Athlete of All Time award.
The Penangnite who won three gold medals and one bronze at the World Games, is the only Asian amongst the 24 past and present athletes from different sports, who have been nominated for the honour.
Image via Rojak Daily
Other athletes included in this list are Swedish archer Morgan Lundin, the Brazilian women’s beach handball team, Russian gymnastics legend Evgeniya Kanaeva, racquetball player Paolo Longoria, Dutch Jiu-Jitsu exponent Rob Haans and Sweden’s May Thai world champion Sofia Olofsson.
The World Games is a multi-sports event that’s staged every four years by the International World Games Association and hosts non-Olympic sports and events such as squash, floorball, lacrosse, sumo wrestling, Muay Thai and more.
Besides the medals Nicol took home during the World Games between 2005 and 2017, the squash queen also boasts eight World Championship titles and an unprecedented nine-year reign as world #1.
Image via PSA World Tour
The 10 candidates with the most votes by 20th January will move on to the next round and the World Games’ Greatest Athlete of All Time will be crowned on 1st February.
Be sure to get your votes in NOW by clicking HERE and looking for Nicol David on the list!
Share this with everyone you know so they can vote for our homegirl too! Let’s get Nicol the honour she deserves!
Info via Stadium Astro + The Star