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

List athletes include Alexandru Epureanu, Elena Gorohova and more.

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

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

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Natalia Levchenkova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Natalia Levchenkova Natalia Levchenkova is a biathlete.

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Urs Imboden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Urs Imboden Urs Imboden is an alpine skier.

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Christophe Roux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Christophe Roux Christophe Roux is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Moldova.

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Victor Pinzaru is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Victor Pinzaru Victor Pinzaru is a cross-country skier and biathlete.

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Igor Țîgîrlaș is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Igor Țîgîrlaș FC Chornomorets Odessa Igor Țîgîrlaș is a Moldovan football midfielder who most recently played for the Kazakhstan Premier League club Astana. He has also played for the Moldova national football team.

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Vitalie Bordian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Vitalie Bordian Moldova national football team Vitalie Bordian is a Moldovan football defender who plays for Moldova national football team and last played on the club level for FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod in the Russian Premier League.

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Alexandru Gațcan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Alexandru Gațcan Moldova national football team Alexandru Gațcan is a Moldovan international footballer who currently plays for FC Rostov and the Moldova national football team. In 2007, he became a naturalized citizen of Russia. He played 2 ...more

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Denis Zmeu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Denis Zmeu Moldova national football team Denis Zmeu is a former Moldovan footballer who played as a central midfielder.

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Nicolae Calancea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Nicolae Calancea Moldova national football team Nicolae Calancea is a Moldovan international footballer. He plays for Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț. He played 3 games for Moldova at UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying. His elder brother Valeriu Calancea is a ...more

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Elena Gorohova is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Elena Gorohova Elena Gorohova is a cross-country skier and biathlete.

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Alexandra Camenscic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Alexandra Camenscic Alexandra Camenscic is a cross-country skier and biathlete.

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Sergiu Balan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Sergiu Balan Sergiu Balan is a cross-country skier.

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Eduard Văluţă is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Eduard Văluţă FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka Eduard Văluță is a Moldovan football defender, who played for Persepam Madura United in the Indonesia Super League.

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Serghei Cleșcenco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Serghei Cleșcenco Serghei Cleșcenco is a retired Moldovan footballer, who holds the record for the most goals scored in a single season by a foreigner in Israel. He is currently the manager of FC Zimbru

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Alexandru Golban is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Alexandru Golban Alexandru Golban is a retired footballer and also former member of Moldova national team. He holds dual Moldovan-Romanian nationality.

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Igor Armaș is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Igor Armaș Moldova national football team Igor Armaș is a Moldovan football defender who plays for Kuban Krasnodar in Russian Premier League. After a successful season in FC Zimbru, Armaș signed a four-year contract with Swedish club ...more

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Alexandru Epureanu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Alexandru Epureanu FC Moskva Alexandru Epureanu is a Moldova footballer who plays for the Dynamo Moscow.

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Denis Calincov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Denis Calincov Moldova national football team Denis Calincov is a Moldovan football striker. Previously he played for Moldovan club Zimbru and R.S.C. Anderlecht. He has played international matches for Moldova.

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Simeon Bulgaru is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Simeon Bulgaru Moldova national football team Simeon Bulgaru is a football player from Moldova who plays for FC Irtysh Pavlodar.

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Igor Picușceac is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Igor Picușceac Moldova national football team Igor Picușceac is a Moldovan footballer who plays as a striker for FC Amkar Perm in Russia. He also plays for the Moldova national team. Picușceac scored his first goal for Moldova in a 2-1 ...more

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Serghei Alexeev is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Serghei Alexeev Maccabi Netanya Serghei Alexeev is a Moldovan footballer who las played for Zimbru Chișinău as a forward.

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Vadim Bolohan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Vadim Bolohan FC Karpaty Lviv Vadim Bolohan is a professional Moldovan footballer.

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Petru Racu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Petru Racu Moldova national football team Petru Racu is a Moldovan football player, who currently plays for Milsami Orhei and for Moldova national team as a defender.

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Gheorghe Andronic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Gheorghe Andronic Degerfors IF Gheorghe Andronic is a Moldovan international footballer playing for FC Milsami.

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Artur Pătraș is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Artur Pătraș FC Politehnica Timişoara Artur Pătraș is a Moldovan professional football player, currently under contract at AZAL PFC in the Azerbaijan Premier League. He made his debut in the Romanian Liga 1 in the match against ...more

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Iulian Erhan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Iulian Erhan Moldova national football team Iulian Erhan is a Moldovan professional footballer. As of 2014, he plays for Milsami Orhei. He has a cap for his national football team.

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Andrei Cojocari is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Andrei Cojocari Moldova national football team Andrei Cojocari is a Moldovan football player for Milsami Orhei and the Moldova national team as a midfielder.

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Ilie Cebanu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Ilie Cebanu Wisła Kraków Ilie Cebanu is a Moldovan footballer who currently plays for Russian side Mordovia Saransk as goalkeeper.

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Victor Golovatenco is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Victor Golovatenco Moldova national football team Victor Golovatenco is a Moldovan footballer who plays for FC Sibir Novosibirsk.

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Eugen Sidorenco is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Eugen Sidorenco FC Zimbru Chişinău Eugen Sidorenco is a footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder. He currently plays for F.C. Nazareth Illit and the Moldova national football team.

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Radu Catan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Radu Catan Moldova national football team Radu Catan (born May 30, 1989, Moldova) is a Moldovan footballer.

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Igor Grabucea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Igor Grabucea Igor Grabucea is a Moldovan weightlifter. His personal best is 267.5 kg. He competed in Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 56 kg division finishing fourteenth with 239 kg. He is 5 ...more

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Gheorghe Ovseanicov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Gheorghe Ovseanicov Moldova national football team Gheorghe Ovseannicov is a Moldovan professional football player who plays for Dacia Chișinău.

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Inna Gliznuta is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Inna Gliznuta Inna Gliznuta is a Moldovan high jumper. She finished second at the 1992 World Junior Championships in Seoul, fourteenth at the 1993 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Toronto, eighth at the ...more

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Olga Bolşova is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Olga Bolşova Olga Bolşova is a retired Moldovan athlete who specialized in the high jump and triple jump. Her personal best high jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in September 1993 in Rieti. Her personal best ...more

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Alexandru Antoniuc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Alexandru Antoniuc Alexandru Antoniuc is a Moldovan footballer who plays for FC Milsami. He made his professional debut on 13 July 2007 against Politehnica Chişinău and scored his first goal against Olimpia Bălţi ...more

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Oleg Andronic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Oleg Andronic Oleg Andronic is a Moldovan footballer. He plays for FK Khujand.

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Vitalie Plămădeală is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Vitalie Plămădeală Vitalie Plămădeală is a Moldovan footballer currently under contract for FK Buxoro.

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Gheorghe Stratulat is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Gheorghe Stratulat Gheorghe Stratulat is a retired Moldovan football player. He is also a former member of the Moldova national football team, making 16 appearances from 1998 to 2001. At the moment he is a ...more

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Roman Borvanov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Roman Borvanov Roman Borvanov is a professional tennis player who represents Moldova. He represented the United States until the end of 2010. Borvanov has won nine singles and four doubles Futures titles in ...more

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Dumitru Popovici is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Dumitru Popovici Dumitru Popovici is an Moldovan footballer who plays for FK Buxoro.

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Ivan Gontsa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Ivan Gontsa Ivan Gontsa is a Moldovan light middleweight boxer based in Chişinău. His record stands at 17 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws after 17 bouts.

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Ştefan Sicaci is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Ştefan Sicaci Ştefan Sicaci is a Moldovan footballer who plays for FC Volgar Astrakhan. He also holds Russian citizenship.

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Ghenadie Moşneaga is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Ghenadie Moşneaga Ghenadie Moșneaga is a Moldavian football Goalkeeper. Currently he plays for Andijan.

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Vladimir Livșiț is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Vladimir Livșiț Vladimir Livşiţ is a Moldovan footballer currently under contract with FC Tiraspol.

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Roman Rozna is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Roman Rozna Roman Rozna is a male hammer thrower from Moldova. His personal best throw is 76.62 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Minsk. He finished twelfth at the 2001 Summer Universiade and seventh at the ...more

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Vladimir Letnicov is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Moldova
Vladimir Letnicov Vladimir Letnicov is a Moldovan triple jumper. His personal best jump is 17.06 metres, achieved in June 2002 in Belgrade. He finished ninth at the 2003 World Indoor Championships and eighth at ...more