Mark Selby became just the fourth man in the modern era, after Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan, to retain his World Championship title at the Crucible after a great comeback.

He came from 10-4 down to win 18-15 against John Higgins, completing one of the best comebacks in the history of the sport.

Selby’s win got us thinking about some other great sporting comebacks in history:

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