Countries by notable athletes

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

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