Countries by notable athletes

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Tim Duncan* (NBA), Peter Holmberg (sailing), Abdul Hodge* (NFL)
California Molefe (running), Amantle Montsho (running), Dipsy Selolwane (MLS),
Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer), Eusebio (soccer), Luis Figo (soccer)
Ferenc Puskas (soccer), Krisztina Egerszegi (swimming), Tamas Darnyi (swiming)
Hicham El Guerrouj (running), Hasna Benhassi (running), Larbi Ben Barek (soccer)
Hong Yong-Jo (soccer), Hong Un-Jong (gymnastics), Kim Gwang-Sik (gymnastics)
Zaza Pachulia (NBA), Nikoloz Tskitishvili (NBA), Nino Salukvadze (shooting)
Manny Pacquiao (boxing), Efren Reyes (pool), Paeng Nepomuceno (bowling)
Oussama Mellouli (swimming), Mohammed Gammoudi (running), Wissem Hmam (handball)
Usain Bolt (running), Michael Holding (cricket), Asafa Powell (running)
Petra Majdic (XC skiing), Primoz Kozmus (hammer throw), Robert Koren (soccer)
Tan Howe Liang (weightlifting), Wang Yuegu (table tennis), Li Jiawei (table tennis)
Kim Collins (running), Runako Morton (cricket), Atiba Harris (MLS)
Mikaele Pesamino (rugby), Earl Va'a (rugby), Brian Lima (rugby)
Lilian Thuram* (soccer), Marie-José Pérec* (running), Teddy Riner* (judo)
Oksana Chusovitina* (gymnastics), Djamolidine Abdoujaparov (cycling), Artur Taymazov (wrestling)
Hermann Maier (skiing), Michaela Dorfmeister (skiing), Niki Lauda (F1)
Yulieski Gourriel (baseball), Félix Savón (boxing), Javier Sotomayor (high jump)
Bjørn Dæhlie (XC skiing), Sonja Henie (figure skating), Thor Hushovd (cycling)
Hector Scarone (soccer), Diego Forlán (soccer), Enzo Francescoli (soccer)
Paavo Nurmi (running), Mika Hakkinen (F1), Matti Nykänen (ski jumping)
Vitaly Scherbo (gymnastics), Svetlana Boginskaya (gymnastics), Ekaterina Karsten (rowing)
Muhammad Al-Deayea (soccer), Hadi Al-Somayli (hurdles), Khalid Al-Eid (equestrian)
Hasheem Thabeet (NBA), Filbert Bayi (running), Suleiman Nyambui (running)
Jay Jay Okocha (soccer), Hakeem Olajuwon* (NBA), Nwankwo Kanu (soccer)
Ernesto Fonseca (motocross), Claudia Poll (swimming), Paulo Wanchope (soccer)
Arvydas Sabonis (NBA), Sarunas Jasikevicius (NBA), Virgilijus Alekna (discus throw)
Rafael Nadal (tennis), Alberto Contador (cycling), David Villa (soccer)
Nicolae Juravschi (canoeing), Vitalie Grusac (boxing), Veaceslav Gojan (boxing)
Hossein Rezazadeh (weightlifting), Ali Daei (soccer), Hadi Saei (taekwondo)
Novak Djokovic (tennis), Peja Stojakovic (NBA), Jelena Jankovic (tennis)
Albert Pujols (MLB), Pedro Martinez (MLB), David Ortiz (MLB)
Lorik Cana (soccer), Tie Domi (NHL)*, Luan Krasniqi (boxer)
Paul Tergat (running), Catherine Ndereba (running), Samuel Wanjiru (running)
Asashoryu (sumo), Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar (judo), Gundegmaa Otyrad (shooting)
Bruce Lee (kickboxing), Marco Fu (snooker), Lee Lai Shan (windsurfing)
Goran Ivanisevic (tennis), Janica Kostelic (skiing), Davor Suker (soccer)
Rod Carew (MLB), Mariano Rivera (MLB), Roberto Duran (boxing)
Kalusha Bwalya (soccer), Samuel Matete (running), Felix Bwalya (boxing)
Brian O'Driscoll (rugby), Padraig Harrington (golf), Sean Kelly (cycling)
Spiridon Louis (running), Pyrros Dimas (weightlifting), Nikos Galis (basketball)
Don Bradman (cricket), Rod Laver (tennis), Ian Thorpe (swimming)
Rony Seikaly* (NBA), Freddy Deeb* (poker), Sammy Farha* (poker)
Nicklas Lidstrom (NHL), Annika Sorenstam (golf), Ingemar Stenmark (skiing)
Park Ji-Sung (soccer), Se Ri Pak (golf), Kim Yu-Na (figure skating)
Tenzing Norgay (mountaineering), Apa Sherpa (mountaineering), Pemba Dorjie (mountaineering)
AthletesCountry
Dikembe Mutombo (NBA), Gary Kikaya (hurdles), Mwadi Mabika (WNBA)
Ivan Zamorano (soccer), Elias Figueroa (soccer), Fernando Gonzalez (tennis)
Jaromir Jagr (NHL), Jan Zelezny (javelin), Emil Zatopek (running)
Maria Mutola (running), Clarisse Machanguana (WNBA), Tico-Tico (soccer)
Bruno Julie (boxing), Stephane Buckland (running), Vikash Dhorasoo* (soccer)
Hristo Stoichkov (soccer), Veselin Topalov (chess), Albena Denkova (skating)
Andriy Shevchenko (soccer), Vitali Klitschko (boxing), Sergey Bubka (pole vault)
John Mugabi (boxing), John Akii-Bua (hurdles), Moses Kipsiro (running)
Kirill Lazarov (handball), Goran Pandev (soccer), Dragana Pecevska (handball)
José Luis Chilavert (soccer), Roque Santa Cruz (soccer), Romerito (soccer)
Rashid Ramzi (running), Maryam Yusuf Jamal (running), Yusuf Saad Kamel (running)
Frankie Fredericks (running), Paulus Moses (boxing), Luketz Swartbooi (running)
Brandon Manumaleuna (NFL), Junior Seau (NFL), Marques Tuiasosopo (NFL)
Alex de Angelis (MotoGP), Daniela Del Din (shooting), Massimo Bonini (soccer)
Abdi Bile (running), Abdisalam Ibrahim (soccer), Mo Farah (running)
Michal Martikan (canoeing), Elena Kaliska (canoeing), Peter Bondra (NHL)
Jonah Lomu (rugby), Edmund Hillary (mountaineering), Peter Snell (running)
Orzubek Nazarov (boxing), Aidyn Smagulov (judo), Kanatbek Begaliev (wrestling)
Elnur Mammadli (judo), Aliya Garayeva (gymnastics), Teimour Radjabov (chess)
Jair Jurrjens (MLB), Churandy Martina (running), Jan Boersma (sailing)
Muttiah Muralitharan (cricket), Kumar Sangakkara (cricket), Mahela Jayawardene (cricket)
Peter Schmeichel (soccer), Paul Elvstrøm (sailing), Wilson Kipketer (running)
Adam Malysz (ski jumping), Robert Kubica (F1), Tomasz Gollob (speedway)
Samuel Eto'o (soccer), Francoise Mbango Etone (triple jump), Geremi (soccer)
Babe Ruth (MLB), Muhammad Ali (boxing), Jim Thorpe (decathlon)
Sachin Tendulkar (cricket), Sunil Gavaskar (cricket), Dhyan Chand (field hockey)
Johan Santana (MLB), Luis Aparicio (MLB), Edwin Valero (boxing)
Michael Essien (soccer), Ike Quartey (boxing), Abedi Pele (soccer)
Julio Cesar Chavez (boxing), Lorena Ochoa (golf), Juan Manuel Marquez (boxing)
Roberto Clemente (MLB), Miguel Cotto (boxing), Chi Chi Rodriguez (golf)
Noureddine Morceli (running), Karim Ziani (soccer), Madjid Bougherra (soccer)
Silvio Cator (long jump), Samuel Dalembert* (NBA), Jozy Altidore* (soccer)
Georgios Achilleos (shooting), Fatima Whitbread* (javelin), Marcos Baghdatis (tennis)
Wayne Gretzky (NHL), Steve Nash (NBA), Sidney Crosby (NHL)
Wasim Akram (cricket), Sohail Abbas (field hockey), Jansher Khan (squash)
Aleki Lutui (rugby), Chris Hala'ufia (rugby), Tevita Taumoepeau (rugby)
Mal Michael (AFL), Marcus Bai (rugby league), James Gwiit (AFL)
Chien-Ming Wang (MLB), Yani Tseng (golf), Yang Chuan-Kwang (decathlon)
Hanni Wenzel (skiing), Andreas Wenzel (skiing), Mario Frick (soccer)
Pancho Segura (tennis), Antonio Valencia (soccer), Jefferson Perez (racewalking)
Garry Sobers (cricket), Malcolm Marshall (cricket), Joe Walcott (boxing)
Eric Liddell (running), Jackie Stewart (F1), Kenny Dalglish (soccer)
Zinedine Zidane (soccer), Jacques Anquetil (cycling), Jean-Claude Killy (skiing)
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (running), Tonique Williams-Darling (running), Durward Knowles (sailing)
Nasser al-Attiyah (rallying), Saif Saaeed Shaheen (running), Mubarak Hassan Shami (running)
Alexander Ovechkin (NHL), Evgeni Plushenko (figure skating), Andrey Arshavin (soccer)
AthletesCountry
Bojana Popovic (handball), Predrag Drobnjak (NBA), Mirko Vucinic (soccer)
Sandis Ozolinsh (NHL), Andris Biedrins (NBA), Maris Strombergs (cycling)
David Beckham (soccer), Bobby Charlton (soccer), Steve Redgrave (rowing)
Andy Schleck (cycling), Marc Girardelli (skiing), Charly Gaul (cycling)
Shahar Peer (tennis), Yossi Benayoun (soccer), Ariel Zeevi (judo)
Khaosai Galaxy (boxing), Samart Payakaroon (boxing), Paradorn Srichaphan (tennis)
Haile Gebrselassie (running), Tirunesh Dibaba (running), Kenenisa Bekele (running)
Vénuste Niyongabo (running), Arthémon Hatungimana (running), Mohammed Tchité (soccer)
Kirsty Coventry (swimming), Nick Price (golf), Andy Flower (cricket)
Rohan Kanhai (cricket), Lance Gibbs (cricket), Clive Lloyd (cricket)
Johan Cruyff (soccer), Sven Kramer (speed skating), Fanny Blankers-Koen (running)
Nadia Comaneci (gymnastics), Ilie Nastase (tennis), Elisabeta Lipa (rowing)
Alexander Vinokourov (cycling), Bakhyt Sarsekbayev (boxing), Dmitriy Karpov (decathlon)
Erki Nool (decathlon), Kristina Smigun (skiing), Andrus Veerpalu (skiing)
Didier Drogba (soccer), Kolo Toure (soccer), Emmanuel Eboue (soccer)
Alexis Argüello (boxing), Dennis Martinez (MLB), Ricardo Mayorga (boxing)
Edgar Renteria (MLB), Carlos Valderrama (soccer), Juan Pablo Montoya (NASCAR)
Yao Ming (NBA), Li Ning (gymnastics), Guo Jingjing (diving)
Eddy Merckx (cycling), Justine Henin (tennis), Tom Boonen (cycling)
Roger Federer (tennis), Xeno Müller (rowing), Fabian Cancellara (cycling)
Naim Suleymanoglu (weightlifting), Rustu Recber (soccer), Hedo Turkoglu (NBA)
George Best (soccer), David Healy (soccer), Pat Jennings (soccer)
Amr Shabana (squash), Farid Simaika (diving), Alaa Abdelnaby (NBA)
Alleyne Francique (running), Andre Fletcher (cricket), Devon Smith (cricket)
Joe Calzaghe (boxing), Ryan Giggs (soccer), Gareth Edwards (rugby)
Emmanuel Adebayor (soccer), Benjamin Boukpeti (canoeing), Moustapha Salifou (soccer)
Cecilia Tait (volleyball), Sofia Mulanovich (surfing), Teofilo Cubillas (soccer)
Vic Darchinyan (boxing), Tigran Petrosian (chess), Levon Aronian (chess)
Vijay Singh (golf), Waisale Serevi (rugby), Marika Vunibaka (rugby)
Anthony Nesty (swimming), Clarence Seedorf* (soccer), Ernesto Hoost* (kickboxing)
Diego Maradona (soccer), Manu Ginobili (NBA), Juan Manuel Fangio (F1)
Ato Boldon (running), Richard Thompson (running), Brian Lara (cricket)
Abdur Razzak (cricket), Mushfiqur Rahim (cricket), Mashrafe Mortaza (cricket)
Viv Richards (cricket), Andy Roberts (cricket), Curtly Ambrose (cricket)
Franz Beckenbauer (soccer), Michael Schumacher (F1), Steffi Graf (tennis)
Eidur Gudjohnsen (soccer), Olafur Stefansson (handball), Vala Flosadottir (pole vault)
Manute Bol (NBA), Luol Deng* (NBA), Ismail Ahmed Ismail (running)
Ghada Shouaa (heptathlon), Joseph Atiyeh (wrestling), Naser Al Shami (boxing)
Scotty Nguyen* (poker), Dat Nguyen* (NFL), Hoang Anh Tran (weightlifting)
Lee Chong Wei (badminton), Nicol David (squash), Rashid Sidek (badminton)
Rasul Boqiev (judo), Yusup Abdusalomov (wrestling), Andrey Abduvaliyev* (hammer throw)
Ichiro Suzuki (MLB), Hidetoshi Nakata (soccer), Mao Asada (skating)
Taufik Hidayat (badminton), Susi Susanti (badminton), Raema Lisa Rumbewas (weightlifting)
Gary Player (golf), Francois Pienaar (rugby), Bryan Habana (rugby)
Pelé (soccer), Gustavo Kuerten (tennis), Ayrton Senna (F1)
Carlos Ruiz (MLS), Carlos Silva (shooting), Mateo Flores (marathon)

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