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Famous Athletes from Bahrain

List of famous athletes from Bahrain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Bahrain has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Bahrain athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Bahrain and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Bahrain then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A factual list, featuring athletes like Sayed Mahmood Jalal and Abbas Ahmed Khamis.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Bahrain athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Bahrain?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Bahrain in order to get more information about each one.


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    Aadam Ismaeel Khamis is a long-distance runner now representing Bahrain after his switch from Kenya. According to Bahraini officials, he was born Hosea Kosgei on 12 February 1989 in Kenya. Like fellow Bahraini runners Belal Mansoor Ali and Tareq Mubarak Taher, his age is surrounded by controversy. In ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Abbas Ahmed Khamis

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    Abbas Ahmed Khamis is a footballer from Bahrain. He plays for Bahrainian football club Al-Ahli Manama, and has played in the Bahrain national football team. He was part of the Bahrain team in AFC Asian Cup 2007 and 2011 more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Al-Ahli
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Abbas Ayyad

    Abbas Saeed Ali Mansoor Ayyad is a footballer from Bahrain. He currently plays for the Bahraini football club Al-Ahli, and has played in the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Bahrain national football team
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Abdelhak Zakaria

    Mohammed Abdelhak Zakaria is a retired Moroccan-Bahraini long-distance runner. He switched nationality from his birth country of Morocco. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Abdulla Al Marzooqi

    Abdullah Al Marzooqi is a Bahraini footballer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Bahrain national football team
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Ahmed Al Hujairi

    Ahmed Ebrahim Yusuf Al Hujairi is a Bahraini footballer. He currently plays for Al-Ahli of Bahrain as well as the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Ali Aamer

    Ali Aamer is a Bahraini footballer who is a midfielder for Muharraq Club. He is a member of the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Muharraq Club
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    Belal Mansoor Ali is a middle distance runner now representing Bahrain after changing nationality from Kenya. He was born John Yego on 17 October 1988 in Kenya. A lot of controversy has surrounded his age, starting when he won the 1500 metres race at the 2005 IAAF World Youth Championships in Marrakech, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Kenya
    • Nationality: Kenya, Bahrain
    • Profession: Track and field athlete, Runner
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    Duaij Naser

    Duaij Naser Abdulla is a Bahraini footballer currently playing for Al-Hala of Bahrain and the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Ebrahim Al Mishkhas

    Ebrahim Al Mishkhas is a Bahraini football defender. He currently plays for Al-Muharraq Sports Club. Al Mishkhas represented Bahrain at the 1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Egypt. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Bahrain national football team
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Faouzi Mubarak Aaish is a Bahraini professional football player who plays for Al-Sailiya and the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
    • Nationality: Morocco, Bahrain
    • Team: Al-Siliya
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Hamad Al Fardan

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    Hamad Al Fardan, also known as The Mystro, is a Bahraini racing driver and musician. He is the first Bahraini to drive at GP2 Series level. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Hamad Rakea Al Anezi

    Hamad Rakea Al Anezi is a Bahraini footballer currently playing for Al-Riffa of Bahrain and the Bahrain national football team. Hamad was banned by WADA for 24 months after testing positive for steroids. He returned to playing football on 1 June 2010. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Bahrain national football team
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Hasan Mahboob Ali is a Bahraini long-distance runner. He became a naturalized citizen of Bahrain ahead of the 2006 season. His personal best time for the 10,000 metres is 27:22.40 minutes, achieved in May 2012 in Wageningen. In his early career he concentrated on road running and he won the Prague Half ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Kenya
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Profession: Track and field athlete, Runner
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    Hamood Sultan Mathkoor is a former Bahraini football goalkeeper. He spent his career at Muharraq Club and was a key member of his team's successes in the 1980s and 1990s. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Muharraq Island, Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Husain Ali

    Husain Ali is a Bahraini football player known as Husain Pele. Currently playing for Muharraq Club of Bahrain and the Bahrain national football team, he was top goalscorer in the Bahraini premier league in 1998 & 2003. Husain Ali made his international debut as a 16 year old on 3 October 1998 against ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
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    Hussain Ali Baba

    Hussain Ali Baba Mohamed is a Bahraini footballer currently playing for Al-Muharraq and the Bahrain national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Al Salmiya Club
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Hussain Salman

    Hussain Salman Makki is a Bahraini footballer currently playing for Al-Riffa of Bahrain and the Bahrain national football team. He scored the only goal in a friendly against Inter Milan in January 2007 which ended 5–1. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Jamal Rashid

    Jamal Rashid Abdulrahman Yusuf commonly known as Jamal Rashid is a Bahraini footballer who plays for Al-Muharraq SC in the Bahraini Premier League. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Bahrain
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Team: Dhofar
    • Profession: Soccer Player
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    Maryam Yusuf Jamal is a Bahraini middle-distance runner. She is the first Bahraini athlete to win an Olympic medal, a bronze medal in the 1500m women's race, in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Born in Ethiopia, 2005 was her first full season. She gained the national record and ran the fastest 3000 m ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Arsi Province, Ethiopia
    • Nationality: Bahrain
    • Profession: Track and field athlete, Runner
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