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Twitter reacts to ESPN top 20 most dominant athlete list

Jesse Reed
Simone Biles

ESPN The Magazine released its 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 list on Tuesday, and it sparked a ton of reactions on social media.

US Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles, took the top spot, with Kenyan long distance runner Eliud Kipchoge taking the No. 2 spot, MMA star Daniel Cormier landing the No. 3 spot, Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn coming in at No. 4 and US Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky rounding out the top five.

Here’s a full list of the top 20, and an explanation from ESPN about how the athletes (yes, a horse is apparently considered an athlete here) were ranked.

Biles landing the top spot generated a ton of positive responses on Twitter.

Though, some of the other stuff on the list didn’t quite generate the same type of positive response. Especially the part about … you know, the horse.