Countries by notable athletes

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

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