Swimming

The Greatest Athlete of All-Time 1.3

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17:  Michael Phelps arrives at the fifth annual USA Swimming Foundation Golden Goggles Awards on November 17, 2008 in New York.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for USA Swimming)
Jackson DworakContributor IIIMarch 22, 2009

Here is another match-up in round one to determine the greatest athlete of all-time.

3. Michael Phelps vs 6. Jerry Rice

Michael Phelps/Sport: Swimming

Phelps has won more gold medals at the Olympics than anyone else.

Jerry Rice/Sport: Football

Rice has more touchdowns and receptions than any player in NFL history, and holds many records that will be very hard to break.

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