Which famous astronomer was also a succesful sportsman?

Galileo Galilei
William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
In his younger days he was noted more for his athletic prowess than his in­tel­lec­tu­al abil­i­ties. He won seven first places in a single high school track and field meet in 1906. He also set the state high school record for the high jump in Illi­nois, and prac­ticed amateur boxing.

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Galileo Galilei
William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
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flagFrance
6%
0%
33%
60%
30
flagRussia
8%
0%
33%
58%
12
flagSpain
13%
0%
26%
53%
15
flagCanada
27%
8%
13%
51%
37
flagPakistan
21%
7%
21%
50%
14
flagIndia
16%
14%
21%
46%
237
flagAustralia
34%
11%
7%
46%
26
flagNorway
0%
20%
30%
45%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
22%
33%
44%
18
flagthe Philippines
30%
8%
17%
43%
23
flagthe United States
25%
16%
20%
37%
361
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
14%
27%
37%
261
flagthe United Arab Emirates
12%
25%
25%
37%
16
flagPoland
20%
13%
28%
36%
7857
flagGermany
17%
14%
29%
36%
117
flagthe Netherlands
12%
24%
26%
34%
41
flagItaly
17%
17%
29%
35%
17
flagUnknown
29%
17%
25%
26%
498
flagSweden
26%
20%
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26%
15
flagSouth Africa
15%
30%
23%
23%
13

Gender

men32%
women34%
Galileo Galilei
20%
23%
William Herschel
16%
13%
Edmond Halley
30%
29%
Edwin Hubble
32%
34%

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