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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?"

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

Team: Kyrgyzstan national football team

Birthplace: Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Nationality: Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union

Position: Midfielder

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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 invitation to Kazakh national team, which he accepted and also became Kazakhstan citizen. And he trained in Kazakhstan within Kazakh National team until it turned out that to Olympic qualification he was not eligible to represent Kazakhstan yet, and Kanat returned to Kyrgyzstan and qualified to Beijing 2008, where he wan Silver medal. Consequently, he said «Sure, I am always thankful to Kazakhstan, all Kazakh coaches and athletes who believed in me and shared with me their knowledge and skills. I ...more

Birthplace: Talas, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan

Nationality: Kyrgyzstan

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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 Independent States Cup, scoring six goals. He is a member of the Kyrgyzstan national football team. ...more

Birthplace: Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic

Nationality: Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union

Position: Defender

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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 championship of 1992 as the Crimean club took the inaugural league title. He also earned two caps for Ukraine; the first coming against the US in a scoreless friendly in Piscataway and the second against Hungary in a 2-1 friendly defeat on 26 August 1992 in Nyíregyháza in a match in which he scored a goal. ...more

Birthplace: Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic

Nationality: Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union

Position: Forward

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