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

List features athletes like Muayad Al-Haddad and Hamad Al Enezi.

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

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

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Talal Al-Bloushi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Al-Shabab
Talal Al-Bloushi is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Al Sadd. Al-Bloushi is also a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Tanvir Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Tanvir Ahmed
Tanvir Ahmed is a Pakistani test cricketer born in Kuwait. He hails from a Baloch family in Quetta, Balochistan. Ahmed is mainly a fast-bowler. He played for Pakistan in a first-class match ...more

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Musaed Neda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Kuwait national football team
Musaed Neda is a Kuwaiti football player. He currently plays for Al Qadisiya. Neda scored the first goals of a free directly in the final match against Kuwait Club. He scored three goals from ...more

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Nawaf Al Khaldi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Nawaf Khaled Al Khaldi is a Kuwaiti footballer who plays for Al-Qadsia. Al Khaldi has made several appearances for the Kuwait national football team, including three qualifying matches for the ...more

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Hameed Youssef is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Hameed Youssef Yarmuk
Hameed Youssef Al-Qallaf is a Kuwaiti football player who currently plays for Al-Arabi SC as Goalkeeper.

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Khaled Al-Rashidi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Khaled Al-Rashidi Kuwait national football team
Khaled Al-Rashidi is a Kuwaiti goalkeeper who is currently playing for Salmiya SC, having left Nottingham Forest in January 2014. Al-Rashidi began his senior career with Al Tadamon in 2005, ...more

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Bader Al-Mutawa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Kuwait national football team
Bader Ahmed Al-Mutawa is a Kuwaiti footballer who plays for Qadsia SC and the Kuwait national football team, where he usually operates as a second striker. He wears the jersey number 17 for both ...more

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Wesam Rizik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Qatar national football team
Wesam Rizik is a Qatari footballer who is a midfielder for El Jaish. He has Palestinian origin.

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Omar Jarun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
PogoĊ„ Szczecin
Omar Jarun is a Palestinian international footballer who plays as a central defender who currently plays for Indian club Bharat FC. Jarun has played professionally in the United States, Canada, ...more

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Ali Maqseed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Kuwait national football team
Ali Maqseed is a Kuwaiti football midfielder. He plays left wing for Al Arabi and the Kuwait national football team. He played for Al-Arabi in the 2007 AFC Champions League group stage.

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Ali Al-Zinkawi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Ali Mohamed Al-Zinkawi is a male hammer thrower from Kuwait. His personal best throw is 79.74 metres, achieved in September 2009 in Celje. He is the son of Mohammed Al-Zinkawi, a three-time ...more

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Ahmed Saad Al Rashidi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Kuwait national football team
Ahmed Saad Al Rashidi is a Kuwaiti footballer currently playing with Al Arabi of Kuwait.

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Nawaf Al Mutairi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Nawaf Al-Mutairi is a Kuwaiti football player. Al-Mutairi is a midfielder in the National team, and he also plays in the Kuwaiti Sports Club Team known as the Qadsia Sporting Club.

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Youssef Al Thuwaney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Youssef Al Thuwaney Al Arabi Kuwait
Youssef Al Thuwaney is a Kuwaiti footballer. He currently plays for Al Arabi Kuwait of the Kuwaiti Premier League. He is a Goalkeeper. He played for Al-Arabi in the 2007 AFC Champions League ...more

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Shehab Kankoune is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Shehab Kankoune Al Kazma Kuwait
Shehab Kankoune is a Kuwaiti footballer who plays for Kazma Sporting Club in the Kuwaiti Premier League. He is a goalkeeper. Kankoune played for Kuwait at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

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Jasem Al Huwaidi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Jasem Al Huwaidi
Jasem Mohammed Ibrahim Al Huwaidi is a retired Kuwaiti footballer. He was part of the Kuwaiti national football team that came 24th in the FIFA ranking. He got a silver medal in the Asian Games, ...more

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Mubarak Al Bloushi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Mubarak Al Bloushi

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Mohammed Karam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Mohammed Karam
Mohammed Ahmed Karam is a Kuwaiti football midfielder who played for Kuwait in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. He also played for Al-Arabi SC.

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Faraj Laheeb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Faraj Laheeb
Faraj Laheeb is an Kuwaiti football player who is currently playing for Al Yarmouk. He played for Al-Kuwait in the 2007 AFC Champions League group stage.

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Jamal Mubarak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Jamal Mubarak Abdul-Rahman is a Kuwaiti football player. He won 108 caps for the Kuwaiti national team.

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Ahmad Abdulghafoor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Ahmad Abdulghafoor
Ahmad Abdulghafoor is a Kuwaiti footballer who is a Defender for the Kuwaiti Premier League club Al Arabi. He played for Al-Arabi in the 2007 AFC Champions League group stage.

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Ahmad Dashti is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Ahmad Dashti

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Jamal Al-Qabendi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Jamal Al-Qabendi
Jamal Yaqoub Al-Qabendi is a Kuwaiti football defender who played for Kuwait in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. He also played for Kazma Sporting Club.

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Ahmed Al-Tarabulsi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Ahmed Al-Tarabulsi
Ahmad Khodr Al-Tarabulsi is a Kuwaiti former professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper for the Al-Kuwait Sports Club and the Kuwaiti National team. Al-Tarabulsi performed well in the ...more

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Ahmed Matar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Kuwait
Ahmed Matar