List of famous athletes from Ecuador, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Ecuador 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 Ecuadorian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Ecuador 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 Ecuador then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
List athletes include Silvano Estacio, Fidel Martínez and more.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Ecuadorian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Ecuador?"You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Ecuador in order to get more information about each one.
- 1Jackson Quiñónez Vernaza (born 12 June 1980 in Esmeraldas, Ecuador) is a Spanish hurdler of... more on Wikipedia
- 2Jefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada (born July 1, 1974 in Cuenca) is a retired Ecuadorian race... more on Wikipedia
- 3Marcelo Ramón Elizaga Ferrero (born April 19, 1972 in Morón) is a former Argentine-born,... more on Wikipedia
- 4Nicolás Alexander Lapentti Gómez (Spanish pronunciation: [nikoˈlaz laˈpenti]; born 13 August... more on Wikipedia
- 5Ariel José Graziani Lentini (born June 7, 1971 in Empalme Villa Constitución, Argentina) is a... more on Wikipedia
- 6Luis Adrián Morejón (born 28 March 1973) is a former tennis player from Ecuador who turned... more on Wikipedia
- 7Carlos Alberto Raffo (April 10, 1926 – September 18, 2013) was an Argentine football striker... more on Wikipedia
Carlos Alberto Raffo
- 8Hernan "Chico" Borja (born August 24, 1959 in Quito, Ecuador) is a retired U.S.-Ecuadorian... more on Wikipedia
- 9Alberto Pedro Spencer Herrera (6 December 1937 – 3 November 2006) was an Ecuadorian-Uruguayan... more on Wikipedia
- 10Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, known as Antonio Valencia (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈtonjo... more on Wikipedia
- 11José Enrique Madrid (born April 21, 1988) is an Ecuadorian footballer currently playing for... more on Wikipedia
José MadridClub Deportivo El Nacional
- 12Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt (May 1, 1986 – July 29, 2013), also known as Chucho, was... more on Wikipedia
- 13Abdalá Jaime Bucaram Ortiz عبد الله بوكرم ( (listen) ahb-də-LAH buu-kə-RAHM; born February 20,... more on Wikipedia
- 14Walter Orlando Ayoví Corozo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwalteɾ aˈʝoβi]; born 11 August 1979 in... more on Wikipedia
Walter AyovíClub Deportivo El Nacional
- 15Felipe Salvador Caicedo Corozo (born 5 September 1988) is an Ecuadorian professional... more on Wikipedia
Felipe CaicedoManchester City F.C.
- 16María Alexandra Escobar Guerrero (born July 17, 1980) is an Ecuadorian female... more on Wikipedia
- 17Christian Fernando Noboa Tello (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkɾistjan noˈβoa]; born 9 April 1985)... more on Wikipedia
Christian NoboaEcuador national football team
- 18Mario David Quiroz Villón (born September 8, 1982 in Guayaquil) is an Ecuadorian Association... more on Wikipedia
David QuirozEcuador national football team
- 19Jayro Rolando Campos León (born July 18, 1984 in Ibarra) is a retired Ecuadorian Defender.
Jayro CamposEcuador national football team
- 20Frickson Rafael Erazo Vivero, or simply Frickson Erazo, is an Ecuadorian professional... more on Wikipedia
Frickson ErazoEcuador national football team
- 21Carlos Vicente Tenorio Medina (born 14 May 1979) is an Ecuadorian footballer who currently... more on Wikipedia
Carlos TenorioAl-Nasr Sports Club
- 22Tilson Oswaldo Minda (born July 26, 1983) is an Ecuadorian footballer who last played for... more on Wikipedia
Oswaldo MindaChivas USA
- 23Joao Jimmy Plata Cotera (Spanish pronunciation: [joˈau ˈplata]; born March 1, 1992) is an... more on Wikipedia
Joao PlataToronto FC
- 24Segundo Alejandro Castillo Nazareno (born 15 May 1982) is an Ecuadorian international... more on Wikipedia
Segundo CastilloEverton F.C.
- 25Máximo Orlando Banguera Valdivieso (born December 16, 1985 in Guayaquil, Ecuador), known as... more on Wikipedia
Máximo BangueraBarcelona Sporting Club