20 richest athletes in 2012 Olympics

Forbes magazine published a ranking of the athletes participating in the Summer Olympics in London, which earned more than anyone else in the last 12 months.

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Sport: Tennis
Age: 30 years
Earnings last year: $ 54, 3 million
Record for a number of indicators: the number of Grand Slam tournaments won (17), length of stay in the status of the first racket of the world (288 weeks, including 237 - in a row), the amount of prize money in his career (more than $ 72 million).

LeBron James (USA)

Sport: Basketball
Age: 27 years
Earnings last year: $ 53 million
A player from NBA «Miami Heat" (small forward), champion of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing as part of team USA. In the 2011/2012 season, he was named the most valuable player of the finals.

Kobe Bryant (USA)

Sport: Basketball
Age: 33 year
Earnings last year: $ 52, 3 million
Shooting guard Team "Los Angeles Lakers" (in favor of this club all the professional career), the most valuable player of the season 2007/2008, the champion of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as part of team USA.

Maria Sharapova (Russia)

Sport: Tennis
Age: 25 years
Earnings last year: $ 27, 1 million
The only Russian in the rankings. Honored Master of Sports, the winner of the four-time Grand Slam (singles), ex-first racket of the world.

Kevin Durant (USA)


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