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The method I use to identify the 10 all time best athletes is a very simple.
From the Top 10 lists in the yearly statistics (Men 1891-2004, Women 1921-2004), the athlete
in the first position receives 10 points, the athlete in the second position receives 9 points
and so on down to the tenth position.
Athlete with the most points is the best.
The same method is applied to Olympic Games, World Championships, and European Championships.
The athlete in the first place receives 10 points, the athlete in the second place
receives 9 points and so on down to the tenth place.
Top 10 Yearly Statistics
Points Years
Edwin Moses  USA  108  1976-1988
Harald Schmid  FRG  94  1976-1989
Samuel Matete  ZAM  90  1989-2000
Kerron Clement  USA  89  2004-2018
Bershawn Jackson  USA  87  2003-2017
Danny Harris  USA  84  1984-1996
Yuriy Lituyev  URS  73  1949-1959
Felix Sánchez  DOM  68  1999-2014
Andre Phillips  USA  67  1979-1989
10  Angelo Taylor  USA  65  1997-2012
Top 10 Olympic Games
Points
Edwin Moses  USA  28   
Angelo Taylor  USA  26   
F.Morgan Taylor  USA  26   
Kerron Clement  USA  22   
Felix Sánchez  DOM  20   
Glenn Davis  USA  20   
Harry Hillman  USA  19   
Glenn Hardin  USA  19   
David Hemery  GBR  18   
10  Kevin Young  USA  17   
10  David Burghley  GBR  17   
Top 10 World Championships
Points
Felix Sánchez  DOM  46   
Kerron Clement  USA  45   
Samuel Matete  ZAM  34   
Stephane Diagana  FRA  34   
Fabrizio Mori  ITA  26   
Karsten Warholm  NOR  24   
Bershawn Jackson  USA  23   
Javier Culson  PUR  23   
Sven Nylander  SWE  20   
Edwin Moses  USA  20   
Top 10 European Championships
Points
Rhys Williams  GBR  33   
Harald Schmid  FRG  30   
Sven Nylander  SWE  30   
Yuriy Lituyev  URS  28   
Periklís Iakovákis  GRE  25   
Jean-Claude Nallet  FRA  24   
Stephane Diagana  FRA  24   
Dmitriy Stukalov  URS  23   
Yasmani Copello  TUR  19   
10  Pawel Januszewski  POL  18   
10  Kariem Hussein  SUI  18