Countries by notable athletes

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

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