Countries by notable athletes

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

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