Making it on the back of last night to see what people are thinking. It's a few months away, and doesn't really mean anything, but after this summer of sport it may be the most stacked field they've ever had. (I'm assuming nobody does anything big for the rest of the year.)
- Wimbledon final, Olympic gold & silver medal, US Open winner. First British male grand slam winner since Fred Perry in 1936, likewise for a Wimbledon final, and the first man to win Olympic gold and the US Open back-to-back.
- First ever British Tour de France winner, also won an Olympic gold medal for an overally tally of 7 medals at Olympic games.
- Gold medals at 5000m and 10000m. First ever British long distance Olympic champion.
- "Poster girl" of the Olympics. Wiped the floor with the competition to win the gold in the Heptathlon.
- Four Paralympic gold medals in the 5000m, 1500m, 800m and marathon. Adds to his 2 gold, a silver and bronze he won in Beijing.
- "Face" of the Paralympics. Won 2 gold, a silver and a bronze in the pool. Only 17 years old.
Sir Chris Hoy
- Added two more Olympic gold medals to become Britain's most successful Olympian ever with 6 gold medals (a silver). Also won a gold at the World Championships.
- Two Olympic gold medals in Team Pursuit and Omnium, plus two golds at the World Championships.
- Second youngest player to become world no. 1, won his second major (USPGA) by a record eight strokes. Ryder Cup still to come..
- Two Olympic gold medals in the Team Sprint and Individual Sprint. Adds to his 1 gold and 1 silver from Beijing.
In 1997, Greg Rusedski won just by getting to the US Open final