Athletes Famous Athletes from Cyprus

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

These athletes, like Charis Nicolaou and Evagoras Hadjifrangiskou include images when available.

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

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

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Marcos Baghdatis Marcos Baghdatis is a Greek Cypriot professional tennis player. He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships and reached a career-high ...more

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Sophia Papamichalopoulou Sophia Papamichalopoulou is an alpine skier who represented Cyprus at the 2010 Winter Olympics along with her brother Christopher. Sophia was Cyprus's flag bearer during the 2010 Winter Olympics ...more

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Christopher Papamichalopoulos Christopher Papamichalopoulos is an alpine skier from Cyprus. He competed for Cyprus at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the slalom and giant slalom. Christopher was Cyprus's flag bearer during the ...more

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Jeremy Goss Jeremy "Jerry" Goss is a former Welsh international footballer. He is most noted for playing for Norwich City from 1984 to 1996. He came to prominence during their successful period in ...more

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Kyriakos Ioannou Kyriakos Ioannou is a Cypriot high jumper.

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Constantinos Charalambidis Cyprus national football team Constantinos Charalambides is a Cypriot football midfielder currently playing for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division.

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Anastasios Kissas Cyprus national football team Anastasios Kissas is a goalkeeper who plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division.

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Marinos Satsias Cyprus national football team Marinos Satsias is a retired Cypriot professional footballer who spent his entire 19-year career playing for APOEL in Cyprus.

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Georgios Efrem AC Omonia Georgios Efrem is a Cypriot footballer who plays as a winger for APOEL and the Cyprus national team. He is a product of Arsenal F.C. Academy.

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Andreas Avraam Apollon Limassol Andreas Avraam is a Cypriot football midfielder who plays for Anorthosis Famagusta.

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Andreas Stavrou Apollon Limassol Andreas Stavrou is a Cypriot footballer currently under contract for Cypriot side AEL Limassol.

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Angelis Charalambous Cyprus national football team Angelis Angeli, also known as Angelis Charalambous, is a Cypriot professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Apollon Limassol and the Cyprus national team.

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Michalis Konstantinou AC Omonia Michalis Konstantinou is a retired Greek–Cypriot football striker. He played for the Cyprus national football team, and he is the all-time leading scorer with 32 goals in 85 appearances. He also ...more

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Nektarios Alexandrou APOEL FC Nektarios Alexandrou is a Cypriot footballer who currently plays for APOEL in Cypriot First Division. He is mainly a left winger, but in 2010 he started to play as left back also.

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Valentinos Sielis Anorthosis Famagusta FC Valentinos Sielis, is a Cypriot footballer who played as a Left back for Cypriot First Division club Anorthosis Famagusta. In 2014 he signed with AEL. Sielis is considered one of the best ...more

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Antonis Georgallides AC Omonia Antonis Georgallides is a Cypriot football goalkeeper who currently plays for Omonoia and the Cypriot National Team. He also played for six years for Anorthosis and one year for Platanias in ...more

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Nikodimos Papavasiliou OFI Crete Nikodimos Papavasiliou is a Cypriot manager and former football midfielder. He was the first Cypriot to play in the FA Premier League. He is the current manager of Cypriot club Ermis Aradippou.

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Athos Solomou Cyprus national football team Athos Solomou is a Cypriot professional footballer who plays for Romanian club FC Oțelul Galați. He is mainly a right winger but he also plays as right back also.

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Marios Nicolaou AEL Limassol Marios Nicolaou is a Cypriot currently playing for AEL Limassol of Cyprus. He had a successful passage from Panionios F.C.. Marios Nicolaou renewed his contract with the Cypriot Champions in ...more

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Nestoras Mitidis AEK Larnaca FC Nestoras Mitidis is a Cypriot footballer who currently plays for AEK Larnaca as a striker. His potential was quickly identified by AEK Academies and during the 2009-10 season, he was promoted to ...more

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Giorgos Vasiliou Cyprus national football team Georgios Vasiliou, is a Cypriot footballer who plays for Apollon Limassol.

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Christos Marangos Apollon Limassol Christos Marangos is a Cypriot football midfielder who plays for Anorthosis Famagusta.

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Demetris Christofi AC Omonia Demetris Christofi is a Cypriot footballer who plays for FC Sion. Christofi is a winger who tends to play as a centre-forward or second striker. He is highly regarded for his strong shot. He was ...more

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Giorgos Merkis Cyprus national football team Giorgos Merkis is a Cypriot footballer currently playing for Apollon of Cyprus.

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Paraskevas Christou AC Omonia Paraskevas Christou is a Cypriot professional footballer who plays for Pandurii Târgu Jiu and the Cypriot national team. He is a central defender.

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Constantinos Makrides AC Omonia Constantinos Makrides is a Cypriot football player who currently plays with FC Metalurh Donetsk.

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Stelios Parpas AEL Limassol Stelios Parpas is a Cypriot football player who currently plays for Enosis Neon Paralimniou.

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Giorgos Pelagias Kerkyra FC Giorgos Pelagias is a Cypriot footballer. He currently plays for FK Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Efstathios Aloneftis AC Omonia Efstathios "Stathis" Aloneftis is a Cypriot footballer who plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division. He is a winger who tends to play on the left wing, highly regarded for his ...more

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Christos Mastrou Cyprus national football team Christos Mastrou is a Cypriot football goalkeeper who plays for Enosis Neon Paralimni and the Cypriot National Team.

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Loukas Louka AEK Larnaca FC Loukas Louka is a Cypriot football defender who played for AEK Larnaca F.C.. He also played in Greece for Ethnikos Asteras. Louka has made 21 appearances for the Cyprus national football team.

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Giorgos Nicolaou Enosis Neon Paralimni FC Giorgos Nicolaou born May 22, 1982 in Paralimni, Cyprus is a Cypriot football striker who currently plays for Ormideia F.C.. He started his career at Enosis Neon Paralimni and he also played for ...more

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Marios Antoniades APOEL FC Marios Antoniades is a Cypriot footballer who currently plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division, as a defender.

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Christos Theophilou Apollon Limassol Christos Theophilou is a Cypriot footballer who plays for Aris Limassol as a right defender.

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Eleftherios Mertakas Enosis Neon Paralimni FC Eleftherios Mertakas is a Cypriot football defender who currently plays for Ayia Napa.

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Chrysis Michael APOEL FC Chrysis Michael is a Cypriot retired footballer.

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Kyriacos Chailis Ermis Aradippou Kyriacos Chailis is a Cypriot football striker who recently released from Chalkanoras Idaliou.

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Nicos Panayiotou ASIL Lysi Nicos Panayiotou is a former international Cypriot football goalkeeper and current manager of Cyprus national u-17 football team. He started his career from Anorthosis. He played there for ...more

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Costas Elia Alki Larnaca FC Costas Elia born 9 June 1976 in Famagusta, Cyprus is a Cypriot football striker who plays for Anagennisi Dherynia and has played for the national team of Cyprus. He also played for Skoda Xanthi, ...more

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Lambros Lambrou Ermis Aradippou Lambros Lambrou is a former international Cypriot football defender who last played for Nea Salamis Famagusta FC and previously for Ermis Aradippou and the national team of Cyprus. In the past ...more

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Nicolas Georgiou Nicolas Georgiou is a Cypriot defender.

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Stelios Achilleos Digenis Morphou Stelios Achilleos is a Cypriot midfielder who plays for MEAP Nisou. He started his career in AC Omonia.

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Panayiotis Panayiotou Digenis Morphou Panayiotis Panayiotou is a defender player that played for Olympiakos Nicosia. Previously he played for Digenis Morphou on loan from APOEL. He has been elected through the Academies of APOEL. He ...more

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Wayne O'Sullivan Wellington Phoenix FC Wayne St John O'Sullivan was a football player and is currently the assistant coach of the Central Coast Mariners.

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Giorgos Theodotou Anorthosis Famagusta FC Georgos Theodotou is a Cypriot football defender. He last played for Anorthosis of Cyprus. His former teams are AC Omonia, AEK Larnaca and EPA Larnaca, where he started his career.

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Christos Kotsonis Ethnikos Achna FC Christos Kotsonis is a Cypriot midfielder who plays for Anagennisi Dherynia. His former teams are Anorthosis Famagusta, Enosis Neon Paralimni and AEK Larnaca.

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Panayiotis Engomitis Ethnikos Achna FC Panayiotis Engomitis is a retired Cypriot football midfielder who played for Ethnikos Achnas of Cyprus. He also played for Anorthosis Famagusta and PAOK FC.

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Adamos Efstathiou Enosis Neon Paralimni FC Adamos Efstathiou is a Cypriot football midfielder who currently plays for Enosis Neon Parekklisias. Efstathiou began his career at APOEL. He also played for Digenis Morphou, Enosis Neon ...more

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Christos Poyiatzis Ethnikos Achna FC Christos Poyiatzis is a Cypriot football midfielder who plays for Ethnikos Achna. He is the current captain of Achna FC and has played at the club his entire career, becoming one of the ...more

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Georgios Tofas Queens Park Rangers F.C. Georgios Tofas is a Cypriot footballer who played for Enosis Neon Paralimni as a striker.