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Famous Athletes from Bolivia

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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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Hamlet Barrientos and Santos Navarro.

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 (born 3 September 1979 in Rawson, Chubut) is an Argentine-born Bolivian 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 (born February 15, 1965 in Santa Fe, Argentina) is an Argentine-Bolivian football defender and a football manager.
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Luis Cristaldo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Guabirá
Luis Héctor Cristaldo Ruiz Díaz (born August 31, 1969 in Formosa, Argentina) is a retired Argentine-Bolivian football midfielder. He is Bolivia's national team record cap holder
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Juan Carlos Sánch... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Juan Carlos Sánchez
Juan Carlos Sánchez Frías (born 1 September 1956 in Formosa, Argentina) is a former Argentine-Bolivian football striker who played most of his career in the Bolivian League. ...more
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Carlos Trucco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Carlos Leonel Trucco Medina (born August 8, 1957 in Córdoba, Argentina) is a Bolivian former football goalkeeper who played 51 games for the Bolivia national team between 1989 and ...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 (born 10 April 1985 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian professional footballer who plays for 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 (born 19 October 1969) is a Bolivian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder with scoring range, and is the manager of Club Blooming. Dubbed Platini, ...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 (born January 19, 1987) is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays for Wilstermann.
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Alcides Peña is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Oriente Petrolero
Alcides Peña Jiménez (born January 14, 1989) is a Bolivian footballer who plays for Sport Boys Warnes as a striker.
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Jaime Moreno is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
D.C. United
Jaime Moreno Morales (born 19 January 1974 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a former Bolivian footballer now serving as Youth Academy Technical Training Coach for D.C. United in Major League ...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 (born April 20, 1981 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a former Bolivian football defender. He is currently the president of Oriente Petrolero of the Liga de ...more
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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 (born 10 May 1988 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian football midfielder. Campos is known for his long distance shots, play-making, technique and high ...more
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Jaime Robles Césp... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Jaime Robles Céspedes
Club Aurora
Jaime Robles Céspedes (born 2 February 1978 in Montero, Santa Cruz Department) is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for Aurora in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional ...more
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Steve Gay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Steve Gay (born September 1, 1947 in La Paz, Bolivia) is a former U.S. collegiate soccer player. He played as a forward and was on the U.S. soccer team at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He went on to ...more
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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 Solíz (born August 25, 1975 in La Paz) is a Bolivian former footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. He last played for Sport Boys Warnes.
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José Luis Ch&aacu... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
José Luis Chávez
Club Blooming
José Luis Chávez Sánchez (born 18 May 1984 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for Bolivian club Blooming.
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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 (born 18 June 1987 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia), known as Marcelo Martins, is a Bolivian professional footballer who plays as a striker for China League One club ...more
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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 (born October 15, 1981, in Tarija) is a Bolivian football midfielder who plays most recently played for San José.
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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 (born 5 May 1979 in the Chicaloma, La Paz Department) is a Bolivian football striker who currently plays for Club Always Ready.
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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 (born August 13, 1982, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian football striker. He currently plays for Always Ready.
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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 (born August 14, 1985 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian football midfielder who plays for Sport Boys Warnes in the Bolivian Primera División. He is a ...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
Walter Flores may refer to: Walter Flores (musician), Costa Rican musician Wálter Flores (footballer) (born 1978), Bolivian football midfielder Walter Vanqquenvaguer Flores (born 1987), ...more
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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 (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwalˈβeɾto moˈxika], born 7 October 1984) 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 (born March 17, 1987 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a Bolivian football goalkeeper who currently plays for San José.
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Miguel Loaiza is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Bolivia
Miguel Loaiza
The Strongest
Miguel Ángel Loayza Ríos (21 June 1940 – 19 October 2017) was a football midfielder from Peru. He played for several clubs, notably Argentine clubs Huracán, Boca Juniors and ...more