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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.

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Alexis Argüello is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Alexis Arguello was an actor, professional boxer and politician.

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Ricardo Mayorga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
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 ...more

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

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Juan Barrera is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Nicaragua national football team
Juan Ramón Barrera Pérez is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays for Real Estelí in the Primera División de Nicaragua.

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Félix Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Félix Rodríguez Real Estelí
Félix Rodríguez is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for Real Esteli Fútbol Club.

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Erick Téllez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Erick Téllez Diriangén FC
Erick Téllez is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for Diriangén FC.

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Maximo Gámez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Maximo Gámez Managua F.C.
Maximo Gámez is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Donald Parrales is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Donald Parrales Nicaragua national football team
Donald Parrales is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Lester Acevedo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Lester Acevedo Diriangén FC
Lester Acevedo is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Rosendo Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Rosendo José Álvarez Hernández is a flyweight boxer, and is well known for giving Mexican legend Ricardo Lopez two tough fights. He is the only person to hold the undefeated ...more

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Shawn Martin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
C.D. Águila
Shawn Hasani Martin Henríquez is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for C.D. Águila.

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Samuel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Samuel Wilson Nicaragua national football team
Samuel Israel Wilson Rostrán is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for Real Estelí in the Primera División de Nicaragua.

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Eliud Zeledón is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Eliud Zeledón Nicaragua national football team
Félix Eliud Zeledón Zeledón is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for Real Estelí in the Primera División de Nicaragua.

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Marlon Medina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Marlon Medina Real Estelí
Marlon Medina is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Salvador García Acuña is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Salvador García Acuña Nicaragua national football team
Salvador García Acuña is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Axel Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Axel Villanueva Nicaragua national football team
Axel Mathias Villanueva Sandoval is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays midfield for Tauro in the Liga Panameña de Fútbol.

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Oscar Canales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Oscar Canales Nicaragua national football team
Oscar Canales is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Nasser Ivan Valverde Baltodano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Nasser Ivan Valverde Baltodano Diriangén FC
Nasser Ivan Valverde Baltodano is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Denis Espinoza is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Denis Espinoza Nicaragua national football team
Denis Jesús Espinoza Camacho is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Deportivo Walter Ferretti.

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Josué Quijano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Josué Quijano Nicaragua national football team
Josué Abraham Quisano Potosme is a Nicaraguan professional defender currently playing for Walter Ferretti.

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Marcos Mendez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Marcos Mendez Nicaragua national football team
Marcos Mendez is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays for Diriangén FC.

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Marcos Roman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Marcos Roman Diriangén FC
Marcos Roman is a Nicaraguan soccer player.

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Medardo Martínez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Medardo Martínez Deportivo Walter Ferretti
Medardo Antonio Martínez Morales is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays in midfield for Managua.

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David Solórzano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
David Sebastián Solórzano Sánchez is a Nicaraguan footballer who currently plays for Diriangén and plays for the Nicaragua national football team. He is Nicaragua's

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Lester Meléndez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Nicaragua
Lester Meléndez
Lester Meléndez is a Nicaraguan football.