Athletes Famous Athletes from Panama

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

A list made up of athletes like Manuel Torres and Alberto Quintero Medina.

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

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

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George Alphonso Headley OD was a West Indian cricketer who played 22 Test matches, mostly before the Second World War. Considered one of the best batsmen to play for West Indies and one of the ...more

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Irving Jahir Saladino Aranda is a Panamanian long jumper. He is a former Olympic champion, and Panama's first and only Olympic gold medalist.

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Roberto Durán Samaniego is a Panamanian former professional boxer, widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. A versatile brawler in the ring, he was nicknamed "Manos ...more

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Lloyd Barrington La Beach is a former sprinter from Panama, who won two bronze medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics, the first Olympic medals for Panama. He also competed in the long jump. In the ...more

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Millonarios
Luis "Matador" Tejada is a Panamanian professional association football striker. He currently plays for Juan Aurich of the Peruvian Primera División and the Panamanian national

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Luis Henríquez Lech Poznań
Luis Henríquez is a football defender. He currently plays in Poland for Lech Poznań.

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Roberto Wallace Miami Dolphins
Roberto Wallace is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by Montreal as an free agent on September 12, 2013. He played college football at San Diego

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Nelson Barahona Atlético Huila
Nelson Alberto Barahona Collins is a Panamanian football attacking midfielder. He currently plays for the Categoría Primera A side Alianza Petrolera in Colombia.

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Gabriel Enrique Gómez Philadelphia Union
Gabriel Enrique Gómez Girón is a Panamanian footballer who plays for C.S. Herediano in Costa Rica as a defensive midfielder.

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Atlético Huila
Amílcar Henríquez is a Panamanian footballer, who plays as a midfielder for the Categoría Primera A team Independiente Medellín.

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Carlos Gabriel Rodríguez Chepo F.C.
Carlos Gabriel Rodríguez Orantes is a Panamanian football defender.

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Víctor Herrera Piggott San Francisco F.C.
Victor Herrera is a football midfielder who currently plays in Panama for the ANAPROF team San Francisco.

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Panama national football team
Armando Cooper is a Panamanian football midfielder who plays for FC St. Pauli in the 2. Bundesliga.

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Edwin Aguilar América de Cali
Edwin Aguilar is a Panamanian professional footballer, who plays as a striker for Deportivo Anzoátegui.

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Toronto Raptors
Gary Orlando Forbes is a Panamanian professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. The 6 ft 7 in, 220 lb small forward played college basketball initially at the University of ...more

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Román Torres La Equidad
Román Torres is a Panamanian football defender who plays for Millonarios .

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Juan de Dios Pérez Esporte Clube Juventude
Juan de Dios Pérez Quijada, usually known as Juan Pérez, is a Panamanian footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Tauro. He made his debut for the Panama in 2006 against Peru.

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Blas Pérez UANL Tigres
Blas Antonio Miguel Pérez Ortega is a professional footballer who currently plays for FC Dallas. He is nicknamed Super Ratón. He is a distant cousin to midfielder Miguel Guante.

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Rubén Santiago Garcés Riquelme is a Panamanian professional basketball player. He last played for the Mets de Guaynabo of Puerto Rico. A 6'9" power forward/center, he played ...more

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Club de Fútbol Monterrey
Felipe Abdiel Baloy Ramírez is a football defender who currently plays for Monarcas Morelia of Mexico and is the current captain of the Panama national football team.

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Raúl Leguías Managua F.C.
Raúl Moisés Leguías Ávila is a football forward who currently plays for Costa Rican team AS Puma.

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Alberto Abdiel Quintero Medina is a Panamanian footballer who plays for C.F. Mérida in Mexico, as an attacking midfielder.

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Ismael Laguna Meneses is a former professional boxer.He is one of 8 children. His grand-niece Kezia Grace West is Miss New York Panama 2013. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of ...more

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Jaime Penedo CSD Municipal
Jaime Penedo is a Panamanian professional footballer who currently plays for Los Angeles Galaxy and the Panama national team as a goalkeeper. Penedo holds a Spanish passport.

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Ricardo Phillips Sporting '89
Ricardo Phillips is a football midfielder. He currently plays in Panama for the Liga Panameña de Fútbol team San Francisco FC.