Countries by notable athletes

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

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