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

List athletes include Sultan Al-Alawi, Mubarak Al-Nubi and many additional athletes as well.

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

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

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Duje Draganja is a retired Croatian swimmer who won the silver medal in men's 50 metres freestyle race at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

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Al-Shabab Talal Al-Bloushi is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Al Sadd. Al-Bloushi is also a member of the Qatar national football team.

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James Kwalia C'Kurui is an athlete who represents Qatar after switching from his homeland Kenya. Specializing in the 3000 and 5000 metres, his personal best times are 7:28.28 minutes and ...more

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Musa Amer Obaid Musa Amer Obaid is a middle distance runner mainly competing in steeplechase. He was born Moses Kipkirui, but represents Qatar after changing nationality from his birth country Kenya. Other ...more

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Mubarak Hassan Shami Mubarak Hassan Shami is a Kenyan-born Qatari long-distance runner. He specializes in half marathon and marathon races.

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Daham Najim Bashir Daham Najim Bashir, born David Nyaga, is a middle distance runner now representing Qatar after switching from Kenya. At the 2005 Bislett Games he set a new Asian record over one mile with ...more

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Ibrahim Al-Ghanim Al-Arabi Sports Club Ibrahim Al-Ghanim is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a defender for Al Gharrafa. Al-Ghanim is also a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Taher Zakaria Qatar national football team Taher Zakaria is Qatari footballer who is a defender for Al Sadd. He is a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Ahmad Hassan Abdullah is a long-distance and cross country runner, now representing Qatar after his switch from Kenya in 2003. Other runners who have made the same switch include Saif Saeed ...more

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Magid Mohamed Al-Sadd Magid Mohamed is a Qatari footballer of Sudanese origin. He is a striker for El Jaish. He previously played for Al Sadd and has been regularly called up for the Qatar national football team.

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Mesaad Al-Hamad Qatar national football team Mesaad Al-Hamad is a Qatari footballer who is a right defender for Al Sadd. He is a member of the Qatar national football team. He was born in Yemen.

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Mohamed Suleiman Mohamed Suleiman is a Qatari middle-distance runner.

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Qasem Burhan Al-Gharrafa Qasem Abdulhamed Burhan is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Al Gharrafa. He is of Senegalese origin.

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Khalfan Ibrahim Qatar national football team Khalfan Ibrahim Khalfan Al Khalfan is a Qatari footballer who plays as a Winger for Al Sadd and the Qatar national team. He was named the Asian Player of the Year in 2006, becoming the first ...more

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Younes Ali Qatar national football team Younes Ali Rahmati is an Iranian-Qatari footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Al Rayyan, and is a member of the Qatar national football team. Ali is nicknamed "Guardiola" because he ...more

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Yusef Ahmed Qatar Sports Club Yusef Ahmed Ali is a Qatari international footballer who plays as a striker for Al-Sadd. Ahmed was born in Saudi Arabia. He began playing football in the streets of Jeddah, but eventually left ...more

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Hassan Al Haidos Al-Sadd Hassan Al Haidous is a Qatari footballer who plays as a striker for Al Sadd, in addition to playing for the Qatar national team.

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Al-Rayyan Adel Lami Khalid Mohamed is a Qatari footballer who is a midfielder for Al-Gharafa.

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Bilal Mohammed Al-Gharrafa Bilal Mohammed is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a defender for Al Gharrafa. He is a member of Qatar national football team since 2003. He scored the goal that won Qatar the golden ...more

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Ibrahim Majid Ibrahim Majid Abdulmajid is a Kuwaiti-born Qatari footballer of Palestinian descent. He currently plays as a central defender for Al Sadd and the Qatar national team.

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Samuel Adelebari Francis is a sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He was born in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, Nigeria. He competed for Qatar from July 2007. His personal ...more

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Hussein Yasser Al-Ahly Hussein Yasser El-Mohammadi Abdulrahman is a Qatari-Egyptian footballer who plays as a midfielder and striker for Qatari club Al-Wakrah. He previously played for the Qatar national team.

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Umm-Salal Sports Club Abdulla Al-Berik is a Qatari footballer. He is a former member of the Qatar national football team.

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Al-Rayyan Abdulrahman Mesbeh is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a full back for Al Rayyan. Mesbeh was a member of the Qatar national football team from 2003 till 2007.

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Mustafa Abdi Mustafa Abdi is a Qatari footballer, who currently plays for Al-Gharafa Sports Club.

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Saad Al Sheeb Saad Al Sheeb is a Qatari footballer who is a goalkeeper for Al-Sadd Sports Club and the Qatar national football team.

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Waleed Jassem Qatar Sports Club Waleed Jassem Abdulla Jasemi is a Qatari footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Lekhwiya. He is a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Mohammed Mubarak Mohammed Mubarak is a Qatari footballer who is a goalkeeper for Qatar SC. His brother, Meshal Mubarak, is also a footballer and has represented the national team.

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Ahmed Ibrahim Warsama Ahmed Ibrahim Hashim Warsama is a retired Qatari long-distance runner who specialized in the 3000 and 5000 metres. In addition he has medals from the Asian Championships, the Gulf Cooperation ...more

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Ali Nasser Al-Sadd Ali Nasser Saleh is a Yemeni-Qatari footballer who is a defender for Lekhwiya.

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Essa Al-Kuwari Essa Al Kuwari is a Qatari footballer who is a midfielder for Al Sadd. He is was member of the Qatar national football team.

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Abdulaziz Ali Abdulaziz Ali is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Al-Gharafa in Doha. Ali is also a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Nasser Al-Khelaifi Nasser Ghanim Al-Khelaïfi is a Qatari businessman and a former professional tennis player. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of beIN Media Group, chairman of Qatar Investment ...more

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Abdurabb Al Yazeedi Mohammed Abdurabb Al Yazeedi is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Al-Kharaitiyat. He is often compared to his former partner "Felipe Jorge". He is of Yemeni

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Sultan Al-Alawi Sultan Khalfan Al-Alawi is a former Qatari professional tennis player. A top junior player in Qatar, runner-up of the International Junior Championships in 1994 and 1995, Khalfan was the most ...more

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Ali Afif Ali Afif is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a striker for Lekhwiya. He is a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Meshal Abdullah Meshal Abdullah is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays for Al Ahli as captain and Qatar national football team.

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Ali Sanad Ali Sanad is a Qatari footballer who is a defender for El Jaish SC. He is a member of the Qatar national football team.

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Mohammed Gholam Mohammed Gholam is a retired Qatari footballer. He currently serves as the sports officer of his lifelong club, Al Sadd, since 2009. On January 10, 2012, Al Sadd played Bundesliga side FC ...more

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Jafal Rashed Al-Kuwari Jafal Rashed Al Kuwari is a former Qatari footballer who was a midfielder for Al Sadd. He was also a member of the Qatar national football team, as well as being the captain of the Qatar ...more

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Abdullah Baiat Abdulla Baiat is a Qatari footballer who is a defender for Al Kharitiyath.

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Essa Ismail Rashed Essa Ismail Rashed is a long-distance runner now representing Qatar after his switch from Kenya in 2004. He represented his adopted country at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the World ...more

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On├Ęsphore Nkunzimana Onèsphore Nkunzimana is a male long-distance runner His first major competition was the 2000 World Junior Championships in Athletics, where he finished ninth in the 5000 metres He ...more

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Mohamed Omar Mohammed Omar Hashim Ali Said is Qatari footballer, who is currently playing for Qatar SC. His brother, Fadhl Omar, is also a footballer for Qatar SC. He is of Yemeni origin.

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Ibrahim Ismail Muftah Ibrahim Ismail Muftah Faraj is a retired Qatari sprinter who competed mainly in the 400 metres. His personal best results are 20.96 seconds and 44.66 seconds.

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Talal Mansour Talal Mansour Al-Rahim is a retired Qatari sprinter who competed mainly in the 100 metres. He holds the Asian indoor record for 60 metres with 6.51 seconds.

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Khamis Abdullah Saifeldin Khamis Abdullah Saifeldin is a Qatari runner who specialized in the 3000 metre steeplechase. He is of Sudanese descent. In addition he has medals from the Asian Athletics Championships, the Gulf ...more

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Abubaker Ali Kamal Abubaker Ali Kamal is a Qatari runner who has specialized mostly in the 1500 metres and 3000 metres steeplechase. He won a 5000 m/steeplechase double at the 2011 Pan Arab Games, but failed a ...more

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Majed Saeed Sultan Majed Saeed Sultan is a middle distance runner now representing Qatar after switching from Kenya. He specializes at the 800 metres, a distance where he became 2004 junior world champion and ...more

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Mubarak Al-Nubi Mubarak Sultan Faraj Al-Nubi is a retired Qatari athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles. He is the brother of Olympic long jumper Abdul Rahman Al-Nubi.