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.
- 1George Alphonso Headley OD, MBE (30 May 1909 – 30 November 1983) was a West Indian cricketer... more
- 2Irving Jahir Saladino Aranda (born January 23, 1983) is a Panamanian former long jumper. He... more
- 3Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a Panamanian former professional boxer who... more
- 4Lloyd Barrington La Beach (June 28, 1922 – February 19, 1999) was a sprinter from Panama, who... more
- 5MillonariosLuis Carlos "Matador" Tejada Hansell (born 28 March 1982) is a Panamanian professional... more
- 6Luis Alfonso Henríquez Ledezma (born November 23, 1981 in Panama City) is a football defender,... more
Luis HenríquezLech Poznań
- 7Roberto Wallace (born May 10, 1986) is a former American football wide receiver. He played... more
Roberto WallaceMiami Dolphins
- 8Nelson Alberto Barahona Collins (born 22 November 1987 in Colón) is a Panamanian football... more
Nelson BarahonaAtlético Huila
- 9Gabriel Enrique Gómez Girón (born 29 May 1984) is a Panamanian footballer who plays for... more
Gabriel Enrique GómezPhiladelphia Union
- 10Atlético HuilaAmílcar Henríquez Espinosa (August 2, 1983 – April 15, 2017) was a Panamanian footballer.
- 11Carlos Gabriel Rodríguez Orantes (born 12 April 1990) is a Panamanian football who plays as a... more
Carlos Gabriel RodríguezChepo F.C.
- 12Victor Manuel Herrera Piggott (born 18 April 1980 in Panama City, Panama) is a retired... more
Víctor Herrera PiggottSan Francisco F.C.
- 13Armando Enrique Cooper Whitaker (born 26 November 1987) is a Panamanian professional... more
Armando CooperPanama national football team
- 14Edwin Enrique Aguilar Samaniego (born 7 August 1985) is a Panamanian professional footballer,... more
Edwin AguilarAmérica de Cali
- 15Toronto RaptorsGary Orlando Forbes (born February 25, 1985) is a Panamanian professional basketball player... more
- 16Román Aureliano Torres Morcillo (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈman ˈtores]; born 20 March 1986)... more
Román TorresLa Equidad
- 17Juan de Dios Pérez Quijada (born 1 January 1980 in Panama City, Panama), usually known as Juan... more
Juan de Dios PérezEsporte Clube Juventude
- 18Blas Antonio Pérez Ortega (born 13 March 1981) is a former Panamanian footballer who played as... more
Blas PérezUANL Tigres
- 19Rubén Santiago Garcés Riquelme (born October 17, 1973) is a Panamanian professional basketball... more
- 20Club de Fútbol MonterreyFelipe Abdiel Baloy Ramírez (born 24 February 1981) is a Panamanian former professional... more
- 21Raúl Moisés Leguías Ávila (born 9 October 1981) is a football forward who plays for Chinandega... more
Raúl LeguíasManagua F.C.
- 22Alberto Abdiel Quintero Medina (born 18 December 1987) is a Panamanian professional footballer... more
- 23Ismael Laguna Meneses (born June 28, 1943, in Colón, Panama) is a former professional boxer.... more
- 24Jaime Manuel Penedo Cano (born 26 September 1981) is a Panamanian former professional... more
Jaime PenedoCSD Municipal
- 25Ricardo Oscar Phillips (born 31 January 1975 in Panama City, Panama) is a retired football... more
Ricardo PhillipsSporting '89