Countries by notable athletes

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

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