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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Mathias Ntawulikura and Abdul Sibomana.

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

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

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Hapoel Be'er Sheva Saïd Abed Makasi is a Zaire-born, Rwandan football striker currently playing for Espoir FC. On July 29, 2011 Said Makasi has sealed signed a one-year deal with Primus national ...more

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Nea Salamis FC Lewis Aniweta Iteanychukwu is a Nigerian born-Rwandan footballer, currently playing as Defensive midfielder for APEP in Cypriot Second Division.

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Rayon Sport Jimmy Gatete is a retired Rwandan footballer. Commonly known as 'God Of Goals' by the local fans, Gatete is believed to be the most prolific striker Rwandan football has ever known.

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Levadiakos Fritz Nkusi Emeran is a former Rwandan international football player who last plays for Levadiakos in Greece.

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Rayon Sport Hadji Mberwa Musoni is a Tanzanian footballer. He currently plays for the JKT Ruvu Stars.

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Olivier Karekezi Hamarkameratene Olivier Karekezi is a Rwandan footballer, currently playing for Swedish div.4 side Råå IF and is also the former captain of the Rwanda national team.

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Labama Bokota Rayon Sport Bokota Kamana Labama is a naturalized Rwandan football player who plays for Rayon Sport.

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Elias Ntaganda APR FC Elias Ntaganda, is a Rwandan football defender currently playing for APR FC.

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Hamad Ndikumana AC Omonia Hamad Ndikumana also known as Kataut by the Rwandan fans, is a Rwandan football defender who recently relesead from APOP Kinyras Peyias FC in Cyprus. His main attribute is his excellent

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Rwanda national football team Abdul Sibomana is a retired Rwandan football defender who last played for APR FC.

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Jimmy Mulisa Jimmy Mulisa is a footballer from Rwanda who plays as a striker. His current club is Sunrise as technical director.

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Mathias Ntawulikura Mathias Ntawulikura is a retired Rwandan long-distance runner. He reached the World Athletics Championships final and participated in the Olympic Games in the 5000 and 10000 metres and Marathon. ...more

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Olivier Uwingabire Rayon Sport Olivier Uwingabire is a Rwandan football defender currently playing for Kibuye FC.

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Dieudonné Disi is a Rwandan long-distance and cross country runner. In 2009 he competed in the marathon at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, but pulled out at the 28 km mark due ...more

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Désiré Mbonabucya Désiré Mbonabucya is a Rwandan association football forward, who plays for US Albert Schaerbeek and works as youth Head Coach.

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Claude Kalisa Claude Kalisa is a Rwandan former professional football defender. Along with teammate Désiré Mbonabucya, Kalisa formed the backbone of the Rwandan national team that participated ...more

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Robert Thomson Robert Thomson is a Rwandan-American basketball player currently playing for CS Gaz Metan Mediaş of the Romanian Basketball League. He is a member of the Rwanda national basketball team. Thomson ...more