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

Everyone from Vladimir Verevkin to Ksenia Palkina is included on this list.

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

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

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Kyrgyzstan national football team Evgeniy Malinin is a Kyrgyzstan footballer. He plays for Sumgayit PFC as a midfielder. He is a member of the Kyrgyzstan national football team.

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Kanatbek Begaliev is a Kyrgyz wrestler who won the silver medal in the Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. After Athens 2004 where he was at 11th place he received ...more

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Emil Rinatovich Kenzhesariev is a Kyrgyz/Kazakh footballer currently playing for Kazakhstan Premier League club FC Aktobe as a defender. He became the top scorer of the 2010 Commonwealth of ...more

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Yuriy Arkadiyovych Hudymenko is a retired Kyrgyz born Ukrainian professional footballer. He was the Ukrainian Premier League top goalscorer with 12 goals for Tavriya Simferopol in the very first ...more

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VfR Aalen Vitus Nagorny is a Kyrgyzstan-born German former footballer who played as a striker for twelve different clubs during his career.

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Kyrgyzstan national football team Vladimir Veryovkin, is a Kyrgyzstani footballer who is a striker for Alga. He is a member of the Kyrgyzstan national football team. In the group stage of the 2006 AFC Challenge Cup, held in ...more

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Almazbek Raiymkulov, better known as Kid Diamond is a boxer in the Lightweight division. He is NABF Champion. He is the first professional fighter from Kyrgyzstan known worldwide. He started ...more

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Dordoi-Dynamo Naryn

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Dordoi-Dynamo Naryn Timur Kydyraliev is a Kyrgyzstani footballer who is a defender for Dordoi-Dynamo Naryn. He is a member of the Kyrgyzstan national football team.

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Sergey Kutsov Sergei Kutsov is a Kyrgyzstan footballer currently playing for Kazakhstan Super League club FC Spartak Semey as a defender. In March 2014 Kutsov signed for newly promoted Kazakhstan Premier ...more

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Sergei Ivanov Sergei Nikolayevich Ivanov is a retired Kyrgyzstani International footballer.

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Maxim Smetanin Maxim Smetanin is a retired Kyrgyzstani triple jumper. His personal best jump is 16.71 metres, achieved in July 2000 in Bishkek. He won the silver medal at the 2000 Asian Championships. He also ...more

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Ruslan Tumenbaev Ruslan Tumenbayev is a Kyrgyz wrestler who won the bronze medal in the Men's Greco-Roman 60 kg in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Ksenia Palkina Ksenia Palkina is a Kyrgyzstani tennis player. Palkina has won eight singles and nineteen doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 23 March 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of ...more

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Serhiy Yakovych Shevchenko Sergei Shevchenko is a former Soviet and Ukrainian striker, the champion of Ukraine with SC Tavriya Simferopol, and a Kazakh coach.

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Tatyana Efimenko is a female high jumper from Kyrgyzstan. Her personal best jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in July 2003 in Rome. She won the bronze medal at the 1998 World Junior Championships ...more

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Irina Bogachova Irina Bogachova is a Kyrgyzstani former long-distance runner from Kyrgyzstan, who competed in the women's marathon at three consecutive Summer Olympics: 1996, 2000 and 2004. She ran her personal ...more