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

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

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Sergio Bastida is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
FC Wil Sergio José Bastida is an Argentine football player. He currently plays for United Zürich in Switzerland.

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Gustavo Quinteros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Gustavo Domingo Quinteros Desabato is a former Argentine-Bolivian football defender and a football manager, currently in charge of Ecuador national football team.

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Luis Cristaldo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Guabirá Luis Héctor Cristaldo Ruiz Díaz is an retired Argentine-Bolivian football midfielder. He holds the record for the most appearances for the Bolivian national team with 93 ...more

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Juan Carlos Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Juan Carlos Sánchez Juan Carlos Sánchez Frías is a former Argentine-Bolivian football striker who played most of his career in the Bolivian League. Sánchez started his career with Argentine ...more

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Carlos Trucco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Carlos Leonel Trucco Medina is an Argentine-Bolivian former football goalkeeper who played 51 games for the Bolivian national team between 1989 and 1997. Trucco was the starting goalkeeper of ...more

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Juan Carlos Arce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Juan Carlos Arce Bolivia national football team Juan Carlos Arce Justiniano is a Bolivian professional footballer who plays for Club Bolívar.

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Erwin Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Erwin Sánchez Bolivia national football team Erwin Sánchez Freking is a Bolivian retired footballer. Dubbed Platini, he played as an attacking midfielder with scoring range. Most of his professional career was spent in Portugal, ...more

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Ricardo Pedriel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Ricardo Pedriel Sivasspor Ricardo Pedriel Suárez is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays for Mersin İdmanyurdu.

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Alcides Peña is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Oriente Petrolero Alcides Peña Jiménez is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays for Oriente Petrolero.

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Jaime Moreno is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
D.C. United Jaime Moreno Morales is a former Bolivian footballer now serving as Youth Academy Technical Training Coach for D.C. United in Major League Soccer, and as the head coach of D.C. United's U-23 ...more

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Ronald Raldes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Ronald Raldes Al-Hilal Ronald Raldes Balcázar is a Bolivian football defender. He is currently playing for Oriente Petrolero of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Jhasmani Campos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Jhasmani Campos Bolivia national football team Jhasmani Campos Dávalos is a Bolivian football midfielder who is currently playing for Al-Orobah F.C. in the Saudi Professional League. Campos is known for his long distance shots, ...more

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Jaime Robles Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Jaime Robles Céspedes Club Aurora Jaime Robles Céspedes is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for Aurora in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. His former clubs include San José, ...more

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Steve Gay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Steve Gay is a former U.S. collegiate soccer forward who was on the U.S. soccer team at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He went on to coach the UCLA men's soccer team from 1975 to 1979.

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Sergio Galarza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Sergio Galarza Club Blooming Sergio Daniel Galarza Soliz is a Bolivian football goalkeeper who currently plays for Sport Boys Warnes. His former clubs include Real Santa Cruz, Blooming, Bolivar, Wilstermann, Oriente ...more

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José Luis Chávez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
José Luis Chávez Club Blooming José Luis Chávez Sánchez is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for the Bolivian club Bolívar on loan from Mexican side Atlas. His former clubs include ...more

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Marcelo Martins Moreno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Marcelo Martins Moreno Wigan Athletic F.C. Marcelo Martins Moreno, is a Bolivian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai and Bolivian national team.

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Abdón Reyes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Bolivia national football team Abdón Reyes Cardozo is a Bolivian football midfielder who plays for Bolívar. Reyes began his career in 2005 with newly promoted team Universitario de Sucre; however, he wasn't ...more

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Augusto Andaveris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Augusto Andaveris Bolivia national football team Augusto Andaveris Iriondo is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays for Club Aurora of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. Andaveris was one of the team leaders responsible ...more

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Diego Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Diego Cabrera Cúcuta Deportivo Diego Aroldo Cabrera Flores is a Bolivian football striker. He currently plays for Universitario de Sucre in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. He played at club level for Oriente ...more

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Mauricio Saucedo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Mauricio Saucedo Oriente Petrolero Mauricio Saucedo Guardia is a Bolivian football midfielder who plays for Universitario de Sucre. He is a member of the Bolivian national team. Saucedo developed his skills at Tahuichi Academy. ...more

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Wálter Flores is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Wálter Flores Bolivia national football team Wálter Alberto Flores Condarco in a Bolivian football midfielder currently playing for Bolívar.

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Gualberto Mojica is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Gualberto Mojica Club Blooming Gualberto Mojica Olmos is a Bolivian footballer that currently plays for Oriente Petrolero as an attacking midfielder.

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Carlos Lampe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Carlos Lampe Club Universitario Carlos Emilio Lampe Porras is a Bolivian football goalkeeper. He currently plays for San José in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Miguel Loaiza is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Miguel Loaiza The Strongest Miguel Oswaldo Loayza Tardio is a Bolivian footballer who plays for Blooming as a midfielder. His previous clubs include Bolívar, Real Potosí in two periods, Universitario de Sucre

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Luis Alberto Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Luis Alberto Gutiérrez Esporte Clube Bahia Luis Alberto Gutiérrez Herrera is a Bolivian football defender. He currently plays for Club Bolivar in Bolivia.

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Hugo Suárez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Hugo Suárez Club Jorge Wilstermann Hugo Suárez Vaca is a Bolivian footballer who currently plays goalkeeper for Oriente Petrolero. During his professional career he also played for Real Santa Cruz, Wilstermann and Real ...more

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Christian Vargas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Christian Vargas Club San José Christian Israel Vargas Claros is a Bolivian football right defender who currently plays for San José in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. His former clubs include ...more

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Edemir Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Edemir Rodríguez Bolivia national football team Edemir Rodríguez Mercado is a Bolivian football defender. He most recently played for FC Baku. In June 2012, Rodriguez joined FC Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League. Rodríguez ...more

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Ronald García is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Ronald García Aris FC Ronald Lázaro García Justiniano, nicknamed "Nacho" is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays as a defensive midfielder for Oriente Petrolero in the Liga de ...more

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Edward Zenteno is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Edward Zenteno Club Aurora Edward Mauro Zenteno is a Bolivian football defender currently playing for Club Jorge Wilstermann in Bolivia. He has played for the national team for his country several years.

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Miguel Hoyos is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Miguel Hoyos Hapoel Tel Aviv FC Miguel Ángel Hoyos Guzmán in a Bolivian football defender who was last contracted for Hapoel Tel Aviv in the Israeli Premier League, but he is currently playing for LPFB side

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Joaquín Botero is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Joaquín Botero Club Bolívar Joaquín Botero Vaca is a Bolivian football striker. He was the top goalscorer in world football in the 2002 season, with 49 goals scored for Club Bolívar. He currently plays for ...more

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Carlos Tordoya is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Carlos Tordoya Cobreloa Carlos Hugo Tordoya Pizarro is a Bolivian football defender who plays for Wilstermann in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. Tordoya began his football career at a young age ...more

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Marco Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Oriente Petrolero Marco Antonio Etcheverry Vargas is a retired Bolivian footballer, considered one of the greatest Bolivian players of all time.

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Ricardo Verduguez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Ricardo Verduguez Club Blooming Ricardo Verduguez is a Bolivian football defender. He currently plays for Guabirá in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Ronald Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Ronald Gutiérrez Guabirá Ronald Gutiérrez Flores is a retired Bolivian football midfielder. Gutiérrez's former clubs are Chaco Petrolero, The Strongest, La Paz F.C., Bolívar and Guabirá in ...more

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Nelson Sossa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Nelson Sossa Club Bamin Real Potosí Nelson Sossa Chávez is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano for Real Potosí. Sossa began playing professional football ...more

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Sergio Flores is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Crystal Palace F.C. USA Sergio Flores is an American former soccer player of Bolivian descent. He played as either a striker or a winger. Flores has represented the United States at U18 and U20 levels. He has played ...more

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Lorgio Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Lorgio Álvarez Cerro Porteño Lorgio Álvarez Roca is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays for Bolivar in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. His previous clubs include Blooming and Oriente Petrolero ...more

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Roger Suárez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Roger Suárez Oriente Petrolero Roger Suárez Sandoval is a Bolivian football striker lastly playing for San José in Bolivia. Suárez is currently a free agent. His former clubs include Oriente Petrolero, ...more

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Enrique Parada is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Enrique Parada The Strongest Enrique Parada Salvatierra is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays for The Strongest and the Bolivia national football team.

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Leonel Reyes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Leonel Reyes The Strongest Leonel Alfredo Reyes Saravia is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for The Strongest in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. He played in the finals of the Copa ...more

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Pedro Power is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Pedro Power Guaynabo Fluminense FC Pedro Humberto Power is a professional soccer player. Played for professional clubs Club Bolivar from Bolivia and Miami FC from the USL First Division. Pedro Currently plays for Guaynabo ...more

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Luis Gatty Ribeiro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Luis Gatty Ribeiro Club Bamin Real Potosí Luis Gatty Ribeiro Roca is a Bolivian football defender who currently plays for Guabirá. Before this he played for Bolívar. He played 30 games for the Bolivian national team since

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Rolando Ribera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Rolando Ribera Club Universitario Rolando Ribera Menacho is a Bolivian football midfielder. He currently plays for Universitario de Sucre.

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Sacha Lima is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Sacha Lima Club Universitario Sacha Silvestre Lima Castedo is a Bolivian football midfielder that currently plays as midfielder for The Strongest in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Joselito Vaca is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Joselito Vaca Oriente Petrolero José "Joselito" Vaca Velasco is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Blooming in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Richard Rojas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Richard Rojas Club San José Richard José Rojas Guzmán is a Bolivian football midfielder. He currently plays for Club San José on a loan from The Strongest. Rojas' former clubs are Chaco Petrolero, The ...more

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Diego Orlando Suárez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
FC Dynamo Kyiv Diego Orlando Suárez Saucedo is a Bolivian professional football player who currently plays for Blooming on loan from Ukrainian club FC Dynamo Kyiv.