These athletes have successfully transitioned from the sportsfield to the political field
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As world cup-winning captain and cricketing great Imran Khan is sworn in as the Pakistan PM, we look at five sportsmen who took a successful plunge in politics:
Glenn Jacobs: The 51-year-old wrestler, known by his ring name Kane, was elected mayor of Knox County in August after he bagged two-thirds of the vote against rival Linday Haney. The swearing-in is scheduled to take place in September. The Republican is the second WWE star to win public office in the US after Jesse Ventura.
(This story appears in the 31 August, 2018 issue of Forbes India)