Countries by notable athletes

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

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