Countries by notable athletes

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

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