Countries by notable athletes

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

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