Countries by notable athletes

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

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