25 Spanish famous athletes

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A German-born top level cross-country skier, after becoming a Spanish citizen in 1999. He was excluded and disqualified from the 2002 Winter Olympics for doping.M
A basketball player. In 2011 he signed for Minnesota Timberwolves from Barcelona. Point guard, two-times European champion.M
A handball player, goalkeeper. In his career he won European Championship in 1996 and World Championship in 2005.M
A Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He is the youngest world champion in 250cc Grands Prix. Twice world vice-champion in Moto GP (2007, 2010).M
A tennis player and a former World No. 1. He grabbed 11 victories in Grand Slam, including an all-time record seven French Open titles and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles.M
A Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. In 1992 he became the first Spaniard to win a 500cc Grand Prix and, in 1999 he became the first Spaniard to win the 500cc World Championship.M
A road racing cyclist. He won five consecutive Tours de France from 1991 to 1995, the first cyclist to do so and the fourth to win five times.M
A sprint canoer who has competed since 1999. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he has won five medals with a gold and four silvers.M
A rally racing motorcycle rider. He won the Dakar Rally in 2006, 2009 and 2011 riding a KTM motorcycle. He was also the World Champion.M
A tennis player. She has won three career singles titles but she has been more successful in doubles where she has won 43 titles, including 10 Grand Slam titles.F
A Formula One racing driver and a two-time World Champion whilst driving Benetton. He was also McLaren driver.M
A former tennis player. She is the only Spanish woman to have won the singles title at Wimbledon, when she beat Martina Navrátilová in the 1994 Women's Singles.F
A professional basketball player. World champion from 2006. Two-times NBA champion with Los Angeles Lakers.M
DescriptionAthleteSex
A former footballer who played as a goalkeeper for FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. He competed 1934 World Cup.M
A motorcycle racer. He is the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion and the 2010 MotoGP World Champion.M
A professional road bicycle racer and winner of the 2008 Tour de France. In 2000 he won King of the Mountains classification in Vuelta a España.M
A former World Cup alpine ski racer. She won the last two giant slaloms of the 2005 season, the first victory for a Spanish ski racer since 1991. She grabbed has 6 WC victories.F
Nicknamed 'El Matador'. A rally driver. He won the World Rally Championship drivers' title with Toyota in 1990 and 1992, and finished runner-up four times.M
A Cuban-born athlete, who specialised in the long jump and triple jump events. In 1999 she started competing for Spain and gained world championship that year in long jump.F
A former World No. 1 tennis player. He was the French Open singles champion in 1998 and was the singles runner-up at the 1997 Australian Open. In 2004, he won the Davis Cup.M
A retired footballer, defender. He is mostly known for his spells with Real Madrid. One of the best scorers in national team. He appeared on four World Cups.M
A former World No. 1 professional tennis player. She won four Grand Slam singles titles: three French Opens and one US Open.F
A volleyball player who is nicknamed 'El Toro'. He was named the MVP of the 1998 FIVB Men's World Championship. European Champion from 2007.M
A professional tennis player and a former World No. 1 player. He captured the men's singles title at the 2003 French Open. Nicknamed 'Mosquito'.M
A professional cyclist, one of five riders to have won all three Grand Tours of road cycling. Later banned for doping.M

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