Most athletic zodiac signs: Ranking zodiac signs from the most to the least athletic

Most athletic zodiac signs: Ranking zodiac signs from the most to the least athletic

The zodiac signs are a group of twelve 30-degree-arc segments of celestial longitude, each of which is associated with one of the twelve astrological "houses". Each zodiac sign is associated with particular traits that infer what behavioural traits each person has. Today we look at which zodiac signs correlate to more athletic traits.

The 12 Zodiac signs and their respective symbols.
The 12 Zodiac signs and their respective symbols.(Image by Surasak Suwanmake via Getty Images)
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The 12 signs are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn. Each signifies different traits and elements; some may indicate that an individual born in a certain period of the year is likelier to be more athletic than someone else.

Most athletic Zodiac signs

There are many similarities between the players who share signs. Most of them follow a consistent pattern. Here are the most athletic Zodiac signs outlined and clarified:

1. Aries (March 21-April 19)

The Aries sign is associated with people who are highly aggressive and competitive. It is also associated with people who have leadership traits and can inspire others to perform. Some high-level athletes who are Aries include:

Mo FarahAthletics23 March
Kareem Abdul Jabbar Basketball16 April
Jason KiddBasketball23 March
Candace ParkerBasketball19 April
Haile GebreselassieAthletics18 April

British athletics legend Mo Farah is a prominent figure whose zodiac sign is Aries which is one of the most athletic zodiac signs.
British athletics legend Mo Farah is a prominent figure whose zodiac sign is Aries. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
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2. Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Scorpios are known to exhibit adventurous traits. They always want to dominate every scenario and have essential leadership traits. Some Scorpios include:

Diego Maradona Football30 October
Armand DuplantisPole vault10 November
Wayne RooneyFootball24 October
Samuel Kamau Wanjiru Marathon10 November
Maria MutolaAthletics27 October

Maradona is a Scorpio which is one of the best zodiac signs
Widely considered the best player in the history of football, the late Diego Maradona's zodiac sign was Scorpio. Photo by Bongarts
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3. Leo (July 23-August 22)

Leo athletes are known for their teamwork and commitment to physical health. They also have a strong desire to succeed. Some prominent Leos include:

Usain BoltAthletics21 August
Thierry HenryFootball17 August
Harry Kane Football28 July
Hope SoloFootball30 July
Nafissatou ThiamHeptathlon19 August

Athletic zodiac signs
Men's 100m world record holder Usain Bolt is arguably the greatest short distance athlete in history. His Zodiac sign is Leo. Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage
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4. Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Taurus is a sign associated with people who enjoy stability and are calm and composed. This is important in sports that need concentration. Some athletes in this category are:

Chris Paul Basketball6 May
Galen RuppLong distance running8 May
Tim Duncan Basketball25 April
Veronica Campbell BrownAthletics15 May
Kevin GarnettBasketball19 May

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NBA player Chris Paul, commonly referred to as the 'Point God' by basketball fans is considered one of the most intelligent players in NBA history. Photo by Jason Miller
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5. Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Geminis are commonly associated with intelligence and quick thinking. They will thrive in sports like tennis that need strategic thinking. Some Gemini athletes include:

Rafael NadalTennis3 June
Maya MooreBasketball11 June
Dirk NowitzkiBasketball19 June
Venus WilliamTennis17 June
Allen IversonBasketball7 June

Which zodiac sign is the best at sports?
Veteran Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal at the 2023 Sydney open (Photo by Andy Cheung/Getty Images)
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6. Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Cancers are known for being resilient and empathetic. This makes them suitable for team sports as they can ingratiate themselves with other people well. They also have great physical endurance. Some athletes that are Cancers include:

Kawhi LeonardBasketball29 June
Shannon Sharpe American football26 June
Wayde Van NiekerkAthletics15 July
Mutaz Essa BarshimHigh Jumper24 June
Beatrice ChepkoechLong Distance runner6 July

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Men's 400m world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk's zodiac sign is cancer (Photo by Andy Astfalck/BSR Agency
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7. Virgo (August 23-September 22)

Virgos are known for their ability to concentrate and be precise. This trait makes them good at individual sports like sprinting, shooting and archery. Some Virgo athletes include:

Jesse Owens Athletics13 September
Efren ReyesBilliards26 August
Jakob Ingebritsen Athletics19 September
Joshua CheptegeiAthletics12 September
Hicham El GuerroujAthletics14 September

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Billiards legend Efren 'Bata' Reyes Francisco has won more major tournaments than any other player in history. Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem
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8.Libra (September 23-October 22)

Libras are known for having good social skills. This outgoing nature helps them become unifying factors in team sports. Some Libra athletes include:

Sebastian 'Seb' CoeAthletics29 September
Owen FarellRugby24 September
Zlatan IbrahimovicFootball3 October
George WeahFootball1 October
Alex ScottFootball14 October

Most athletic zodiac signs
As of January 2023, Liberian President George Weah remains the only African footballer to have won the prestigious Ballon D' Or trophy. Photo: Gary M Prior/Allsport
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9. Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

Sagittarius people are known for being disciplined and action-oriented. They will thrive in scenarios which require attention to detail. Some Sagittarius athletes include:

Kylian Mbappe FootballDec 20
Paula Radcliffe MarathonDec 17
David Rudisha AthleticsDec 17
Michael OwenFootballDec 14th
Gary LinekerFootballNov 30

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PSG and France star Kylian Mbappe is a Sagittarius. Photo by Catherine Ivill
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10. Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

Capricorns are associated with being structured and organized in their planning. This allows them to thrive in positions of responsibility. Some Capricorn athletes include:

Sir Alex FergusonFootball31 December
Lebron James Basketball30 December
Muhammad AliBoxing17 January
Castor SemenyaAthletics7 January
Pep Guardiola Football 18 January

NBA Zodiac signs
NBA legend Lebron James has taken leadership positions all through his NBA career. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn. Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE
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11. Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

Aquarius' are known for being open-minded and unconventional. This means they will probably gravitate towards individualism. Some Aquarius athletes include:

Michael JordanBasketball17 February
Cristiano RonaldoFootball5 February
Gerard PiqueFootball 2 February
Justin GatlinBasketball10 February
Memphis DepayFootball13 February

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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers in history but he is also known for his hot temper especially if things do not go his way. Photo by Yasser Bakhsh
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12. Pisces (February 19-March 20)

Pisces people are widely considered the most creative people in the world. Within the context of sports, this means they are likely to be extraordinarily talented and eccentric. Some Pisces athletes include:

Simone BilesGymnast14 March
Hakim Ziyech Football 19 March
Mia HammFootball17 March
Didier DrogbaFootball 11 March
Agustin Creevy Rugby15 March

Your star sign could be a huge determinant of whether you are more suited to physical and aggressive sports or more relaxed and strategic. This list of all the zodiac signs from least to most athletic also shows you the famous athletes who all possess each respective sign.

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