People In Sports The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton  

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Skeleton - a staple of the Winter Olympics - is a sport that requires coordination and precision. The famous skeleton event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic skeleton Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. However, only one player can be voted the best skeleton player in history.

Who is the best skeleton competitor of all time? Vote up your favorites below to help decide. 

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Elisabeth Vathje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Elisabeth Vathje

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Sungbin Yun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Sungbin Yun South Korea

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Martins Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Katie Uhlaender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Katie Uhlaender United States of America

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Michelle Kelly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Jeff Pain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Jeff Pain Canada

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Tomass Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Tomass Dukurs Latvia

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Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Jon Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Shelley Rudman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Shelley Rudman United Kingdom

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Amy Gough is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Amy Gough Canada

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Zach Lund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Zach Lund United States of America

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Mellisa Hollingsworth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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John Daly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
John Daly United Kingdom

The Greatest Skeleton Racers of All Time

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Anja Huber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anja Huber Germany

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Michelle Steele is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Michelle Steele Australia

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Maya Pedersen-Bieri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Maya Pedersen-Bieri Switzerland

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Matthias Guggenberger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Paul Boehm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Paul Boehm Canada

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Alexander Tretiakov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Ben Sandford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Ben Sandford New Zealand

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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Tina Hermann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Tina Hermann

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Maurizio Oioli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Eiko Nakayama is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Anthony Deane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anthony Deane Australia

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Kevin Ellis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Kevin Ellis United States of America

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Jacqueline Loelling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Jacqueline Loelling

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Anze Setina is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anze Setina Slovenia

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Axel Jungk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Axel Jungk

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Kristan Bromley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Kristan Bromley United Kingdom

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Sergey Chudinov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Emma Lincoln-Smith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Emma Lincoln-Smith Australia

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Masaru Inada is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Masaru Inada Japan

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Desiree Bjerke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Ander Mirambell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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Eric Bernotas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Eric Bernotas United States of America

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Sebastian Haupt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Sebastian Haupt Germany

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John Farrow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
John Farrow Australia

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Melissa Hoar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Melissa Hoar Australia

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Frank Rommel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Frank Rommel Germany

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Ian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Ian Roberts New Zealand

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Svetlana Trunova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

Famous Male Musicians

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Grégory Saint-Géniès is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Tionette Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Tionette Stoddard New Zealand

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Kazuhiro Koshi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Maria Marinela Mazilu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Nikolai Nimac is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Nikolai Nimac Croatia

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Markus Penz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Markus Penz Austria

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Adam Pengilly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Adam Pengilly United Kingdom

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Louise Corcoran is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Louise Corcoran New Zealand