Countries by notable athletes

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

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