Countries by notable athletes

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

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