British Sporting Icons Of The Queen's 70-Year Reign

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we have pulled together a list of the most iconic British sportspeople from her 70 years on the throne to demonstrate the UK's sporting success since 1952. Needless to say there are countless incredible sportspeople who miss out on our list, since narrowing down 70 years' of sporting excellence is quite a task. Featuring names from all four nations of the UK, as well as a plethora of different sports, here are our top British sporting icons of Queen Elizabeth II's reign to date, in no particular order.