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List of famous athletes from Belarus, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Belarus 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 Belorussian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Belarus 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 Belarus then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List athletes include Raman Astapenka, Zinaida Stahurskaya and many more.

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

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

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Victoria Azarenka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Victoria Azarenka is a Belarusian professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 and is currently world No. 38 as of 2 March 2015. She has won two Australian Open singles titles, ...more

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Andrei Arlovski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Valeryevich Arlovski, nicknamed The Pit Bull, is a Belarusian mixed martial artist, actor and former UFC Heavyweight Champion, currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. ...more

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Dmitri Markov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Dmitri Markov is a retired Belarusian and Australian pole vaulter. He is a former world champion and current Oceanian record holder.

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Darya Domracheva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Darya Vladimirovna Domracheva is a Belarusian biathlete who has been competing in the Biathlon World Cup since 2006. She won three gold medals in the pursuit, individual, and mass start ...more

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Sviatlana Sudak Torun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Sviatlana Sudak is a Turkish female hammer thrower of Belarusian origin.

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Olga Nazarova is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Olga Nazarova is a biathlete.

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Nadezhda Skardino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Nadezhda Skardino is a biathlete.

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Liudmila Kalinchik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Liudmila Kalinchik is a retired Belarusian biathlete. She represented Belarus at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Olga Vasiljonok is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Olga Vasiljonok is a Belarusian cross country skier who has been competing since 2000. She finished sixth in the team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007 in Sapporo and earned ...more

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Dmitri Dashchinski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Dmitri Vladimirovich Daschinski, is a Belarusian freestyle skier. He is a four-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist in freestyle aerials, winning bronze at the 1998 Winter Olympics in ...more

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Nadzeya Ostapchuk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Nadzeya Ostapchuk is a Belarusian shot putter. She briefly became the Olympic Champion in 2012, but was subsequently stripped of the title for failing a drug test and the gold medal was awarded ...more

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Natasha Zvereva is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Natasha Zvereva, or Zverava, is a former tennis player from Belarus. Zvereva was the first major athlete in the Soviet Union to demand publicly that she should be able to keep her tournament ...more

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Mikhail Grabovski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Toronto Maple Leafs Michail Jurjevič Hraboŭski, better known as Mikhail Grabovski, is a Belarusian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.

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Alexei Grichin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Aleksei Gennadyevich Grishin is a Belarusian freestyle skier who competed at five consecutive Olympics from 1998 to 2014. He won Belarus' only medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics, a bronze in ...more

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Ekaterina Rudakova is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Ekaterina Rudakova is a Cross Country Skier.

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Alla Tsuper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Alla Tsuper is an Olympic Freestyle Skier.

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Ekaterina Karsten is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Ekaterina Karsten is a Belarusian rower, an Olympic champion and world champion in single sculls. She is a two-times Olympic champion and six times World Champion. She won Olympic gold in single ...more

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Svetlana Radkevich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Svetlana Radkevich is a speed skater.

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Olga Govortsova is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Olga Govortsova is a professional Belarusian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking was world number 35, which she reached on 23 June 2008.

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Sergey Novikov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Sergey Novikov is a biathlete.

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Siarhei Rutenka is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Siarhei Rutenka, also Sergej Rutenka is a Belarusian handball player. Besides Belarusian citizenship in 2003 he acquired also Slovenian citizenship. In January, 2008, he received the Spanish ...more

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Svetlana Boginskaya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Svetlana Leonidovna Boginskaya is a Soviet/Unified Team/Belarusian gymnast. She was called the "Belarusian Swan" and the "Goddess of Gymnastics" because of her height, ...more

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Alena Sannikova is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Alena Sannikova is a Cross Country Skier.

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Natallia Mikhnevich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Natallia Mikhnevich is a Belarusian shot putter. She finished third at the 2000 World Junior Championships, but first appeared on the international athletics scene at the 2004 Olympics, where ...more

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Natallia Sazanovich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Natallia Sazanovich is a former Belarusian heptathlete. She won two Olympic medals, and achieved her personal best score of 6563 points at the 1996 Olympics. Sazanovich is also the 2001 World ...more

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Rustam Valiullin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Rustam Valiullin is a biathlete.

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Lizaveta Kuzmenka is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Lizaveta Kuzmenka is an alpine skier from Belarus. She competed for Belarus at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Her best result was a 54th place in the giant slalom.

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Alexei Kalyuzhny is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Avangard Omsk Alexei Nikolayevich Kalyuzhny is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for HC Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He participated at the 2010 IIHF World ...more

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Tatiana Poutchek is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Tatiana Poutchek is a tennis player from Belarus. Her career high ranking is No. 55 in the world, achieved on 22 July 2002. Many of Poutchek's greatest career results have come in Tashkent ...more

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Yulia Nestsiarenka is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Yulia Nestsiarenka, née Bartsevich is a Belarusian sprinter. Nestsiarenka won the women's 100 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens in 10.93 seconds, becoming the first non-black ...more

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Andrej Klimovets is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Andrej Klimovets is a former Belarusian and from 2005 German team handball player. He is World champion from 2007 with the German national team. He participated on the German team that finished ...more

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Max Mirnyi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Maxim "Max" Mirnyi is a professional tennis player. Mirnyi became a doubles specialist following his singles career, in which he reached a career-high of World No. 18 and finishing in ...more

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Viktoria Lopatina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Viktoria Lopatina is a Belarusian cross-country skier who has been competing since 2000. She finished sixth in the team sprint at the 2007 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo and ...more

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Olga Kudrashova is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Olga Kudrashova is a biathlete.  

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Andrei Mezin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
HC Dinamo Minsk Andrej Anatoljevič Miezin is a Belarusian goaltender currently playing for Traktor Chelyabinsk in the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Ellina Zvereva is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Ellina Zvereva is a Belarusian discus thrower best known for winning the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She became world champion in 1995, and again in 2001 after the disqualification ...more

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Evgeny Abramenko is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Evgeny Abramenko is a biathlete.

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Natallia Tsylinskaya is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Natallia Tsylinskaya is an international cyclist, specialising in track sprinting. A dominant force in particular in the 500m time trial between 2000 and 2006, Tsylinskaya is an eight time World ...more

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Svetlana Paramygina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Svetlana Paramygina. is a former Belarusian biathlete. Her international biathlon career began in 1983. In the 1993/1994 season she won the overall World Cup. The following year she finished ...more

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Timofei Slivets is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Timofei Vitalyevich Slivets is a Belarusian, and later Russian freestyle skier, specializing in aerials. Slivets competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Belarus. He placed 12th in the ...more

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Andrei Kostitsyn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Nashville Predators Andrej Alehavič Kaścicyn, better known as Andrei Kostitsyn, is a Belarusian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for HC Sochi in the Kontinental Hockey League. The media have ...more

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Konstantin Koltsov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Salavat Yulaev Ufa Kanstancin Jaŭhenavič Kalcoŭ is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Ak Bars Kazan.

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Janina Karolchyk-Pravalinskaya is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Yanina Karolchyk-Pravalinskaya is a Belarusian shot putter who won an Olympic gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and a gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in ...more

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Oleg Antonenko is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Oleg Antonenko is an ice hockey player.

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Anton Kushnir is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Anton Kushnir is a freestyle skier.

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Yuri Zhevnov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Yuri Zhevnov is a professional football player from Belarus who plays for Torpedo Moscow in the Russian Premier League.

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Alexandr Syman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Alexandr Syman is a biathlete.

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Andrei Rybakou is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Andrei Rybakou is a Belarusian weightlifter who won silver medals in Men's 85 kg at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, setting a world record at the 2008 Olympics. In April 2006 he won the ...more

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Natalya Shikolenko is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Natalya Shikolenko is a javelin thrower who represented USSR and later Belarus. She won an Olympic silver medal and a World Championship gold. Her sister Tatyana Shikolenko is also a successful ...more

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Nastassia Dubarezava is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Belarus
Nastassia Dubarezava is a Cross Country Skier.