Countries by notable athletes

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

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