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2019 in sports – in numbers

Toronto Raptors won NBA finals, Roger Federer became the first player with 400 Grand Slam matches, and Robert Lewandowski scored 54 goals in 58  games… 2019 has been a year of exciting sporting events. STATSCORE takes a look at some of the most interesting stats and numbers!

Michael van Gerwen won his third world title during the 2019 PDC World Darts Championships held in the Alexandra Palace in London. In the final match he beat Michael Smith 7-3 . During the whole tournament he won 29 legs while losing only 8.

Japan’s Ryoyu Kobayashi won the 2018/2019 Four Hills Tournament. In four events (held in Oberstdorf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck and Bischofshofen) he collected 1098.0 points. Markus Eisenbichler took the second place with 1035.9 points and Stephen Leyhe was third with 1014.1 points.

At the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships held in Qatar’s Doha, American Dalilah Muhammad set new world record in 400 metres hurdles – 52.16. The new record is better by 0.04 seconds than the previous one (also set by Muhammad)

Russell Westbrook set a new record of 11 triple-doubles in consecutive games.

Tiger Woods has made a big comeback this year. He won his fifth Masters title, his first major victory in 11 years. He has managed to achieve this after a few hard years for him. At the moment Tiger Woods has 82 titles on his account.

Toronto Raptors won their NBA finals series against Golden State Warriors with 4 wins to 2 and became the first Canadian team to win the NBA championship.

In 2019 in WRC only 13 of 14 planned events took place. Rally Australia was cancelled due to bushfires. The best driver was Estonian Ott Tanak with 263 points. Second Thierry Neuville had 227 points and third Sebastian Ogier (who won in 2018 season) had 217. Both drivers are French.

Good year for Robert Lewandowski! Polish footballer scored 54 goals in 58 official matches for Bayern Munchen and Polish national team. It was the best year in Lewangoalski’s career.

The number of FIA Formula 1 in 2019 was 6. Lewis Hamilton won his sixth world title, and in constructors classification sixth win went to Mercedes.

Eliud Kipchoge is the first human who broke two-hour barrier in marathon run. New unofficial (track hasn’t met the requirements) record is 1:59:40.

Bartosz Zmarzlik won his first World Speedway champion title. He won three competitions and garnered 132 points, two more than Danish Leon Madsen. In 2019, 230 heats (in 10 competitions) were held.

The 2019 Red Bull Air Race World Championships was the fourteenth and final edition of the tournament. Rumour has it that a lack of support from venues contributed to the decision to cancel next series. The last winner in the history of the competition was Matt Hall from New Zealand.

Roger Federer became the first player to play 400 Tennis Grand Slam Matches. At the age of 38, Federer is still one of the best players in the world (at the moment he is the world’s no. 3)

Champion’s League trophy is made of silver (fineness 925) and weighs 11 kilogrammes. The cup which measures 74 centimetres is the most important club football trophy.

Overall tennis Wimbledon 2019 attendance was 500 397 (in 13 days). Only once (in 2017) this number was bigger.

And some funny fact:

Vytautas Kirkliauskas and Neringa Kirkliauskiene from Lithuania won Wife-carrying Championships for the second time in a row (after 2018 win). They covered the course in 66.7 seconds. They won the amount of beer equal to the weight of their wives.

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