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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William Herschel
Edmond Halley
Edwin Hubble
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Gender

men37%
women33%
Galileo Galilei
17%
23%
William Herschel
14%
13%
Edmond Halley
30%
29%
Edwin Hubble
37%
34%

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