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

Claudio Lombardelli and Joé Flick are included in this list.

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

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

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Fränk Schleck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Fränk René Schleck is a Luxembourgish professional road bicycle racer, who rides for UCI ProTeam Trek Factory Racing. Schleck is the older brother of Andy, winner of the 2010 Tour de ...more

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Andy Schleck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Andy Raymond Schleck was a Luxembourg former professional road bicycle racer. He won the 2010 Tour de France, being awarded it retroactively in February 2012 after Alberto Contador's hearing at ...more

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Mario Mutsch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
FC Sion Mario Mutsch is a Luxembourger footballer playing currently for FC St. Gallen in Switzerland. Mutsch was born in Belgium, his mother comes from Belgium and his father from Luxembourg. He comes ...more

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Josy Barthel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Joseph Barthel was a Luxembourgish athlete. He was the surprise winner of the Men's 1500 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics, and the only athlete representing Luxembourg to have won a gold medal ...more

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Daniele Zoratto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Modena F.C. Daniele Zoratto is an Italian association football coach and former player.

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Anne Kremer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Anne Kremer is a Luxembourgish retired tennis player. Her highest WTA ranking was World No. 18, a ranking she achieved on July 29, 2002. Anne completed her schooling at the Athénée ...more

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Jailson Moreira is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
FC RM Hamm Benfica

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Julien Darui is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Julien Darui Julien Darui was a French football goalkeeper, who had stints as a coach after his playing career. Born in Luxembourg during World War I, Darui was capped 25 times for France. In 1999, he was ...more

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Marie Muller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Marie Muller Marie Muller is a Luxembourger judoka.

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Mandy Minella is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Mandy Minella is a Luxembourgish professional tennis player. Minella has won two doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as nine singles and five doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On ...more

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Joseph Alzin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Joseph Alzin was a Luxembourgian weightlifter, competing at the Summer Olympics for Luxembourg in 1920 and the 1924 Summer Olympics. He won the silver medal at the 1920 Olympics in the ...more

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David Fiegen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
David Fiegen David Fiegen is a Luxembourgian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres. He won the silver medal at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, the first ever medal ...more

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Claudine Schaul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Claudine Schaul is a professional tennis player from Luxembourg. Her career-high singles ranking as of 15 June 2009 was World Number 41, which was achieved on 24 May 2004, and World Number 71 ...more

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Marc Oberweis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Marc Oberweis Luxembourg national football team Marc Oberweis is a Luxembourgian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Jeunesse Esch in Luxembourg's domestic National Division.

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Guy Blaise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Guy Blaise Luxembourg national football team Guy Blaise is a Luxembourg football player who plays for Excelsior Virton in Belgium.

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Lars Krogh Gerson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Lars Krogh Gerson Kongsvinger I.L. Lars Christian Krogh Gerson is a Luxembourgian-Norwegian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Allsvenskan side IFK Norrköping.

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Gilles Müller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Gilles Müller is a Luxembourgish professional tennis player. He was a US Open quarterfinalist in 2008 and is the most successful male tennis player in the history of his country. He was ...more

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René Peters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
René Peters Jeunesse Esch René Peters is a Luxembourgian football player who currently plays for Jeunesse Esch. He is currently the captain of the national team.

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Aurélien Joachim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Aurélien Joachim Luxembourg national football team Aurélien Joachim is a Luxembourgian international footballer, who currently plays for Bulgarian side CSKA Sofia. He is the younger brother of former cyclist Benoît Joachim.

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Gilles Bettmer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Gilles Bettmer Luxembourg national football team Gilles Bettmer is a Luxembourgian football player, who currently plays for AS Differdange.

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Victor Nurenberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Victor "Vic" Nurenberg was a footballer from Luxembourg. Nurenberg played in France for 13 seasons, representing four different clubs. He also represented the Luxembourg national

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Jeannot Krecké is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Jeannot Krecké Jeannot Krecké is a Luxembourgish politician. A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, Krecké was a member of the Juncker-Asselborn Ministry I and II, holding the ...more

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Charles Leweck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Luxembourg national football team Charles Leweck is a Luxembourgian footballer, who currently plays for FC Etzella Ettelbruck in Luxembourg's domestic National Division.

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Dan Collette is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Luxembourg national football team Daniel Collette is a Luxembourgian footballer, playing as a striker or defender.

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Jean Hamilius is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Jean Hamilius Jean Hamilius is a former Luxembourgish politician and government minister from the Democratic Party. He was born in Luxembourg City. served as Minister for Public Works in Gaston Thorn's ...more

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Stéphane Gillet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Stéphane Gillet Jeunesse Esch Stéphane Gillet is a Luxembourgian footballer. He played in goal twenty times for Luxembourg. He has played for clubs in several countries, including Jeunesse Esch and Racing FC Union ...more

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Scott Gardner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Scott Gardner Leeds United A.F.C. Scott Andrew Gardner is an English footballer, and current coach of Leeds United's Under 9's. he most recently played for Conference National side Mansfield Town, where he played as a defender. ...more

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Jeff Strasser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Jeff Strasser Grasshopper-Club Zürich Jeff Strasser is a retired Luxembourgian footballer, who currently manages CS Fola Esch.

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Eric Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Eric Hoffmann Luxembourg national football team Eric Hoffmann is a Luxembourgian football player who currently plays for Jeunesse Esch.

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Manuel Cardoni is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Manuel Cardoni US Rumelange Manuel Cardoni is a retired Luxembourgian football player. He is currently assistant manager of US Rumelange in the second tier of Luxembourg football, the Luxembourg Division of Honour. Cardoni ...more

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Erwin Kuffer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Erwin Kuffer Erwin Kuffer is a former footballer from Luxembourg.

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Luc Holtz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Luc Holtz Luc Holtz is a former Luxembourgian football player. He was the manager of the Luxembourg national under-21 football team. He is currently the manager of the Luxembourg national football team, ...more

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Ben Payal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Ben Payal is a Luxembourgian footballer who currently plays for CS Fola Esch.

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Johny Schleck is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Johny Schleck is a former professional cyclist from Luxembourg. Between 1965 and 1974 Schleck was a professional cyclist. He participated in the Tour de France seven times. From 1965 until 1968, ...more

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Jeff Saibene is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Jeff Saibene Jeff Saibene is a retired Luxembourgian football player and currently manager.

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Patrick Grettnich is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Patrick Grettnich Patrick Grettnich is a retired Luxembourgian footballer who is now a manager. He is the son of former Luxembourg national football team player John Grettnich.

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Joé Flick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Joé Flick Joé Flick is a Luxembourgian footballer, who currently plays for FC Etzella Ettelbruck in Luxembourg's domestic National Division.

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Robby Langers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Robby Langers Robert 'Robby' Langers is a retired footballer from Luxembourg. He was voted Luxembourgish Sportsman of the Year in 1987.

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Guy Hellers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Guy Hellers Guy Hellers is a Luxembourgian football manager and retired footballer. He was the head coach of the Luxembourg national team, having succeeded Dane Allan Simonsen in 2004. In 2010, Hellers ...more

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Claudio Lombardelli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Claudio Lombardelli Claudio Lombardelli is a Luxembourgian football player, who currently plays for Jeunesse d'Esch in the Luxembourg National Division.

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Géza Wertheim is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Géza Wertheim Géza Wertheim was a Luxembourgian tennis player and bobsledder. He made thirty appearances for Luxembourg in the Davis Cup between 1947 and 1957, losing all thirty. He later became ...more

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Carlo Weis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Carlo Weis Carlo Weis is a retired footballer from Luxembourg. He was Luxembourg's most capped player of all-time from November 1995 until Jeff Strasser overtook his tally in 2008.

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Louis Pilot is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Louis Pilot Louis Pilot is a former Luxembourgian football player and manager. In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's jubilee, he was selected by the Luxembourg Football Federation as the country's Golden ...more

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Nico Braun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Nico Braun Nico Braun is a former footballer from Luxembourg.

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Luc Mischo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Luc Mischo Luc Mischo is a retired Luxembourgian footballer.

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Camille Dimmer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Camille Dimmer is a former Luxembourgish footballer and politician. By profession, he was an engineer.

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Claude Reiter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Claude Reiter Claude Reiter is a Luxembourgian footballer who currently plays for FC Etzella Ettelbruck as a defender in the National Division.

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Fernand Jeitz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Fernand Jeitz Fernand Jeitz is a retired footballer from Luxembourg.

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Alphonse Leweck is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Alphonse Leweck Alphonse "Fons" Leweck is a Luxembourgian footballer, currently playing for Etzella Ettelbruck and the Luxembourg national team. He is the elder brother of Charles Leweck and Jim

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Yan Heil is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Luxembourg
Yan Heil