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

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Nicaragua in order to get more information about each one.
Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
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Alexis Arguello was an actor, professional boxer and politician. ...more

Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

Nationality: Nicaragua

Also Ranked

#30 on The Best Boxers of All Time

#9 on The Best Boxers of the 1980s

#5 on The Best Boxers of the 1970s

#7 on The Best Lightweight Boxers of All Time

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Ricardo Mayorga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
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Ricardo Antonio Mayorga Perez "El Matador" is a Nicaraguan professional boxer. He is the former WBA/WBC Welterweight champion and the former WBC light middleweight champion. He holds a record of 31-8 with 25 knockouts and 1 draw 1 no contest. He was featured for the first time on the cover of Ring ...more

Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

Nationality: Nicaragua

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Erasmo Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
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Erasmo Ramírez


Erasmo José Ramírez Olivera is a Nicaraguan professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball. He signed with the Seattle Mariners in 2007, and made his professional debut in 2008 with the Venezuelan Summer League Mariners. In 2009, with the Venezuelan Summer League ...more

Team: Seattle Mariners

Birthplace: Rivas, Nicaragua, Nicaragua

Nationality: Nicaragua

Position: Pitcher


Juan Ramón Barrera Pérez is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays for Real Estelí in the Primera División de Nicaragua. ...more

Team: Nicaragua national football team

Birthplace: Ocotal, Nicaragua

Nationality: Nicaragua

Position: Midfielder

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