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List of famous athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Bosnia and Herzegovina?"

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Ivica Osim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ivan "Ivica" Osim is a Bosnian former football player and manager. He was most recently head coach of Japan, before he suffered a stroke in November 2007 and left the post. On 18 April ...more

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Mladen Petrić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Borussia Dortmund Mladen Petrić is a Croatian international footballer who plays for Greek club Panathinaikos. He also holds Swiss citizenship. He has previously played for Grasshopper, Basel, Borussia Dortmund, ...more

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Vedran Ćorluka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bayer Leverkusen Vedran Ćorluka is a Croatian footballer who plays for Lokomotiv Moscow and the Croatia national team. He plays as a centre-back, though he has played in other positions across the defensive ...more

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Emir Spahić is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FC Lokomotiv Moscow Emir Spahić is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a centre back. During his club career, he has represented teams in his homeland, Croatia, Russia, France, Spain and Germany. His ...more

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Mustafa Kučuković is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hamburger SV Mustafa Kučuković is a German footballer of Bosnian descent, who plays for Hansa Rostock.

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Miroslav Blažević is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Shanghai Shenhua Miroslav "Ćiro" Blažević is a Bosnian Croat football manager. His most successful period was with Croatia national football team, which he led to quarter-finals in the 1996 European ...more

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Aleksandar Đurić is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tampines Rovers FC Aleksandar Đurić is a former Singapore international footballer of Serbian descent. He is currently a fitness coach for S.League club Tampines Rovers. He was noted for being a prolific striker ...more

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Vladan Grujić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Moss F.K. Vladan Grujić is a Bosnian Serb footballer who currently plays for FK Borac Banja Luka in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vladan Grujić played for FK Borac Banja Luka and Serbian ...more

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Emir Preldžić is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Emir Preldžić is a Turkish professional basketball player who plays for Fenerbahçe Ülker of the Turkish Basketball League. He also represents the Turkish national basketball team. He ...more

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Benjamin Pintol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FSV Frankfurt Benjamin Pintol is a Bosnian football player who plays for Kickers Offenbach in the Regionalliga Südwest.

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Boro Primorac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Boro Primorac is a Bosnian Croat football coach and a former Yugoslav international. Currently, he is the first team coach at Arsenal. As a player, Primorac was an accomplished international ...more

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Vojislav Vranjković is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pandurii Târgu-Jiu Vojislav Vranjković is a Serbian football attacking midfielder. He is under contract with the Romanian side Corona Brașov. Previously, he played in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Gordan Vidović is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gordan Vidović is a former football player who played for the Belgium national team. His first club was FK Igman from Ilidža, suburb of Sarajevo. He was spotted there in 1988, by FK Željezničar ...more

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Dragan Blatnjak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FC Khimki Dragan Blatnjak is a Bosnian football player who is currently a free agent after playing for NK Osijek. Blatnjak is a former member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. Previously he ...more

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Nikica Jelavić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Everton F.C. Nikica Jelavić is a Croatian footballer, who plays as a striker for Premier League club Hull City. He started his career with Prva HNL side Hajduk Split in 2002, before moving to Belgian Pro ...more

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Neven Subotić is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Borussia Dortmund Neven Subotić is a Serbian footballer who plays as a centre back for the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. He made his first-team debut in the 2006–07 season for 1. FSV Mainz 05. In ...more

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Boris Pandža is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Y.R. K.V. Mechelen Boris Pandža is a footballer from Bosnia and Herzegovina who currently plays for Široki Brijeg. He is also a retired former member of the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Elvir Baljić is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Istanbulspor AS Elvir Baljić is a Bosnian football manager and former player. He was assistant manager of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team, with whom he qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Admir Vladavić is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
MŠK Žilina Admir Vladavić is a Bosnian football midfielder.

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Branimir Bajić is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
MSV Duisburg Branimir Bajić is a Bosnian international footballer who plays for MSV Duisburg.

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Samir Muratović is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
SK Sturm Graz Samir Muratović born 25 February 1976) is a Bosnian footballer, currently playing for Austrian Football Fourth League side SV Gnas.

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Mirko Hrgović is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dinamo Zagreb Mirko Hrgović is a Croatia-born Bosnian footballer who last played for Croatian club NK Zadar.

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Mario Božić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Újpest FC Mario Božić is a Bosnian Serb football midfielder who currently plays for Borac Čačak in the Jelen SuperLiga.

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Haris Bukva is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
SK Sturm Graz Haris Bukva is an Austrian professional footballer of Bosnian descent, who plays for FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt. He formerly played for SV Pasching, SK Austria Kärnten, SK Sturm Graz and was ...more

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Lee Savik is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chunnam Dragons Jasenko Sabitović is a Croatian football player who played for NK Zagreb, Pohang Steelers, Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma, Suwon Samsung Bluewings, Chunnam Dragons, NK Karlovac. He became naturalized as ...more

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Mario Bazina is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FK Austria Wien Mario Bazina is a retired Bosnian-born Croatian footballer. He last played as an offensive midfielder for Austria Wien in the Austrian Bundesliga and signed with the club until 2009. He ...more

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Safet Sušić is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Safet Sušić is a Bosnian football manager and former player. Sušić was a gifted midfielder with excellent technical ability, passing, and superb dribbling skills. He is strongly reputed to have ...more

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Mario Stanić is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mario Stanić is a former Bosnian-born Croatian footballer. Being a versatile offensive player, he was no stranger to any forward or attacking midfield position, and was even deployed as a ...more

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Goran Suton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Goran Suton is a Croatian professional basketball player who currently plays for FIATC Joventut of the Liga ACB. He has completed his college career with the Michigan State Spartans in 2009.

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Vule Trivunović is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FC Khimki Vukašin "Vule" Trivunović is a retired Bosnian international footballer who played for FK Sarajevo and FK Borac Banja Luka in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as ...more

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Anel Hadžić is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
SV Ried Anel Hadžić is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays for SK Sturm Graz in the Austrian Bundesliga. Despite representing Austria at youth level, Hadžić confirmed in July 2010 that he would ...more

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Zlatan Muslimović is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
PAOK FC Zlatan Muslimović, is a Bosnian international football player who last played for Chinese Super League side Guizhou Renhe. He holds both Bosnian and Swedish citizenships.

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Ivan Peko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dinamo Zagreb Ivan Peko is a Bosnian Croat football player. He currently plays for NK Lokomotiva. He started his career at HŠK Zrinjski Mostar and moved to Dinamo Zagreb in 2007.

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Igor Melher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
HŠK Zrinjski Mostar Igor Melher is a Bosnian football player currently playing for HŠK Zrinjski Mostar in the Bosnian Premier League.

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Ognjen Koroman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Incheon United Ognjen Koroman is a Serbian former international footballer. He last played for FC Krylia Sovetov Samara. He represented Serbia and Montenegro at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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Jusuf Dajić is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FK Sloboda Tuzla Jusuf Dajić is a Bosnian football player. He currently plays for BFC Siófok in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I. Dajić made his debut for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team ...more

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Boris Živković is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Boris Živković is a former Croatian footballer. He played as right and left full back and centre back. At one point of his career he even played as defensive midfielder. Živković started his ...more

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Rade Bogdanović is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FK Rad Rade Bogdanović is a Bosnian Serb football manager and former player.

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Edin Mujčin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
NK Lokomotiva Edin Mujčin is a Bosnian former footballer. Mujčin moved to Croatia during the Bosnian War. Mujčin spent most of his career with Croatian team Dinamo Zagreb, winning several national titles and ...more

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Dalibor Pandža is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dinamo Zagreb Dalibor Pandža born March 23, 1991 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a Bosnian football player currently playing for FK Olimpic Sarajevo.

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Romeo Mitrović is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kecskeméti TE Re Romeo Mitrović is a former Bosnian football goalkeeper who played for Bratstvo Gračanica in Bosnian Second League.

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Igor Čagalj is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
NK Rijeka Igor Čagalj is a Croatian football defender who plays for NK Istra 1961 in the Prva HNL. He joined the club in June 2012, after spening five seasons with HNK Rijeka.

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Aidin Mahmutović is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FK Teplice Aidin Mahmutović is a Bosnian football forward. He currently plays for Viktoria Plzeň in the Czech First League. In the years 2004–2008 he also played for Bosnia and Herzegovina national ...more

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Ozren Perić is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ozren Perić Borac Banja Luka Ozren Perić is a Bosnian Serb footballer currently playing for FK Kozara Gradiška in the First League of the Republika Srpska.

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Simo Kuzmanović is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Simo Kuzmanović FK Sloga Doboj Simo Kuzmanović is a Bosnian Serb football striker playing for FK Sloga Doboj since summer 2009. He also hold Swiss nationality. He had played with Swiss clubs FC Widnau, FC Chur 97, FC Gossau ...more

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Denni Avdić is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
IF Elfsborg Denni Avdić is a Swedish footballer who plays as a striker for Heracles Almelo, on loan from AZ, in the Dutch Eredivisie. He grew up in Huskvarna, where he played for Husqvarna FF. He has played ...more

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Edin Junuzović is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
FC Dynamo Bryansk Edin Junuzović is a Croatian footballer who plays in Kazakhstan Premier League for FC Kaisar as a forward.

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Nikola Sarić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Liverpool F.C. Nikola Sarić is a Danish professional footballer, currently playing at B 1908.

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Marko Sušac is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
NK Croatia Sesvete Marko Sušac is a Bosnian football player currently playing for NK GOŠK Gabela.

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Muhamed Alaim is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tarbiat Badani Yazd FC Muhamed Alaim is a Bosnian football goalkeeper. Currently, Alaim plays for Tarbiat Yazd F.C. On the national level, Alaim has made one appearance for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football ...more