Countries by notable athletes

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

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