PETALING JAYA: Malaysian squash legend Datuk Nicol David (pic) is now within the illustrious firm of GOATs.
The World Video games have nominated the 37-year-old Penangite of their Best Athlete of All Time record as voting for the award began on Friday.
Nicol is the one Malaysian and Asian to be on the record, which has 24 previous and current athletes from totally different sports activities nominated by their worldwide federations.
A few of them embody Swedish archer Morgan Lundin, the Brazilian ladies’s seaside handball workforce, Russian gymnastics legend Evgeniya Kanaeva, Dutch Jiu-Jitsu exponent Rob Haans and Sweden’s muaythai world champion Sofia Olofsson.
Nicol received three gold medals and a bronze at The World Video games between 2005 and 2017. She additionally boast eight World Championship titles and an unprecedented nine-year reign as world No. 1.
Nicol was appointed United Nations improvement programme ambassador for Malaysia in 2002, and she or he has arrange her personal basis to allow younger women to take up a sport as a software to assist them realise their full potential.
On Jan 20, the ten candidates with essentially the most votes will proceed within the race. The World Video games Best Athlete of All Time will likely be topped on Feb 1.
To vote for Nicol, copy and paste this hyperlink: https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/The-World-Games-Greatest-Athlete-of-All-Time-81 and search for Nicol David within the record.
The World Video games is a multi-sports occasion staged each 4 years by the Worldwide World Video games Affiliation below the patronage of the Worldwide Olympic Committee.