Aleksey Kazakov – 7’2″
At 7ft 2 in, Russian volleyball player Aleksey Kazakov spiked his way into the Olympic team at the peak of his professional career with the help of his towering frame and natural talent. After winning the bronze medal in 2000 Olympics, Kazakov won the silver medal at the 2004 Olympics. Kazakov also won the bronze medal at the 2001 European Championships in Ostrava.
Aaron Sandilands – 6’11”
Once Australian Football League’s tallest and heaviest player Aaron Sandilands went on to have an impressive career spanning over 250 games. Winner of four All-Austrian awards, two Best Clubmen awards and two Doig Medals as the Fremantle Football Club’s best and fairest player, Sandilands is still going strong and is the club’s first player over the age of 35.