10 Unbelievably Giant Athletes in History

To excel in sports, athletes need to have an edge over others. For some, it’s their skill that gives them this edge, while for others, it’s their massive size! A few sports stars have exceptional genetics, allowing them to have massive bodies and still be incredibly fast and agile. This list comprises 10 of the world’s most massive athletes.

Margo Dydek – 7’2″

The WNBA lost one of its most recognizable figures when Margo Dydek died of a heart attack on May 27, 2011. Standing at 7 feet tall, Dydek was the tallest professional player in the league’s history. She died pregnant with her third child. 

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