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.

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Rolando Escobar San Francisco F.C. Rolando Escobar is a football Midfielder who currently plays for Primera División Venezolana team Deportivo Anzoátegui. He made his debut for the Panama in 2006 against Peru and ...more

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Bayano Kamani is a Panamanian hurdler who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. He is the South American record holder in that event. He competed in the 2004 Olympic Games placing 5th in the ...more

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Rolando Algandona San Francisco F.C. Rolando Algandona is a Panamanian football defender. He currently plays for San Francisco. He was part of the Panama Under-20 squad that participated in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.

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Julio Dely Valdés Julio César Dely Valdés is a Panamanian former footballer. He is a twin brother of Jorge Dely Valdés and younger brother of Armando Dely Valdés.

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Chris Warren Christopher Levour "Chris" Warren is a Panamanian-American professional basketball player who plays for Karpoš Sokoli of the Macedonian First League. He is a 1.96 m tall shooting

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Hilario Zapata Hilario Zapata is a former boxer who was a two-time world Jr. Flyweight champion and a one time world flyweight champion. Zapata is a Panamanian. Zapata began his professional boxing career in ...more

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José Anthony Torres Sporting '89 José Anthony Torres is a Panamanian footballer. He currently plays for Sporting San Miguelito in the Panamanian League.

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Guillermo Jones Guillermo Jones is the former World Boxing Association's WBA Cruiserweight Boxing Champion of the world.

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San Francisco F.C. Luis Alberto Blanco is a Panamanian football midfielder who currentlys plays for Chorrillo F.C.. He was a member of the Panama 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup team, who finished second in the tournament. ...more

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Roberto Brown Montreal Impact Roberto Ronaldo Brown Perea is a Panamanian footballer currently playing for Panama's San Francisco F.C..

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Tauro F.C. Anthony Canales is a soccer forward who currently plays for Isidro Metapán of the Primera Division of El Salvador.

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José Luis Garcés Académica José Luis Garcés Rivera is a Panamanian footballer that currently plays for Liga Panamena de Futbol team San Francisco FC

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Carlos Rivera San Francisco F.C. Carlos Rivera is a football defender who currently plays in Guatemala for Liga Nacional de Fútbol team Deportivo Marquense Rivera made his debut for the Panama national football team in ...more

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Luis Moreno Tauro F.C. Luis Moreno is a football defender who plays for Tauro. He gained notoriety after violently kicking an injured owl that had landed on the pitch during a league match between Junior de ...more

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Luis Gallardo Club Sport Herediano Luis Miguel Gallardo to Maria Erenia and Jorge Gallardo, is a Panamanian footballer. He plays for CS Herediano in the Costa Rican Primera División.

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Manuel Torres San Francisco F.C. Manuel Torres is a football midfielder who currently plays in Panama for ANAPROF team San Francisco.

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Óscar McFarlane Municipal Chorrillo Óscar McFarlane Ortega is a football goalkeeper.

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Alfonso Teofilo Brown, better known as Panama Al Brown, was a bantamweight boxer from Panama who made history by becoming boxing's first Hispanic world champion. Brown was a native of the city ...more

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Nicolás Muñoz Nicolás Armando Muñoz Jarvis is a Panamanian footballer who currently plays for C.D. Aguila in the First Division of El Salvador.

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Reynaldo Anderson Asociación Deportiva Ramonense Reynaldo Anderson is a football defender. He currently plays in Panama for the Liga Panameña de Fútbol side Arbe Unido.

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Joel Solanilla Sporting '89 Joel Solanilla is a football defender who currently plays Liga Panameña de Fútbol team Sporting San Miguelito.

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Jorge Luis Dely Valdés is a Panamanian former footballer. He is a twin brother of Julio Dely Valdés and younger brother of Armando Dely Valdés.

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José Calderón Atlético La Sabana José Calderón is a football goalkeeper who currently plays in Panama for Liga Panameña de Fútbol team Chepo F.C.

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Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez was a Panamanian footballer who played as a striker. The second Panamanian to play in Europe, he spent almost his entire professional career in Spain, ...more

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Celestino "Pelenchin" Caballero is a professional boxer from Panama. He is the former unified junior featherweight champion holding the IBF and WBA "Super" titles. On October ...more