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Famous Athletes from Serbia

Updated June 14, 2019 13.0k views1.1k items

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

This list below has a variety of athletes in it, from Muharrem Xhaqku to Uroš Ćosić.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Serbia in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1
    Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Новак Ђоковић, romanized: Novak Đoković, pronounced [nôʋaːk... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Ana Ivanovic Schweinsteiger (Serbian: Ана Швајнштајгер / Ana Švajnštajger; born 6 November... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    Nemanja Vidić

    Manchester United F.C.

    BirthplaceUžice, Serbia

    NationalitySerbia

    PositionDefender

    Nemanja Vidić (Serbian Cyrillic: Немања Видић, Serbian pronunciation: [němaɲa ʋǐːditɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Jelena Dokić is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Jelena Dokic (born on 12 of April 1983) is an Australian tennis coach, commentator, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Olivera Jevtić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Olivera Jevtić (Serbian Cyrillic: Оливера Јевтић, born 24 July 1977) is a Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Jelena Janković is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Jelena Janković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јелена Јанковић, pronounced [jělena jǎːŋkoʋitɕ], born 28... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Aleksandro Petrović is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    BirthplaceTeslić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    NationalityGermany,Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,Serbia,West Germany

    PositionMidfielder

    Aleksandro Petrović (born March 16, 1988) is a German footballer of Bosnian Serb descent who... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Svetlana Anastasovska is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Svetlana Anastasovska-Obućina (née Anastasovska, Serbian Cyrillic: Светлана... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Kálmán Konrád is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Kálmán Konrád (23 May 1896 in Bácspalánka – 10 May 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden), an inside... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Slobodan Drapić is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    Slobodan Drapić

    Maccabi Herzliya

    BirthplaceNovi Sad, Serbia

    NationalityIsrael,Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,Serbia,Yugoslavia

    Slobodan Drapić (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Драпић, Hebrew: סלובודאן דראפיץ'; born 28 February... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Vlade Divac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владе Дивац, pronounced [ʋlǎːde dǐːʋats]; born February 3,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Dejan Damjanović is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    BirthplaceMostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    NationalityYugoslavia, Serbia, Montenegro

    PositionForward

    Dejan Damjanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Дамјановић, pronounced [dějan dǎmjanoʋitɕ, -... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Njazi Kuqi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    Njazi Kuqi

    Panionios NFC

    BirthplaceVučitrn, Serbia

    NationalitySerbia, Finland

    PositionForward

    Njazi Kuqi (born 25 March 1983) is a Finnish football forward who plays for HIFK in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Predrag Stojaković (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Стојаковић, pronounced [ˌprêdraːɡ... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Belma Šmrković is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    elma mrković (Serbian Cyrillic: Белма Шмрковић; born August 14, 1990 in Sjenica) is a Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Nikola Grbić is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Nikola Grbić (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Грбић; born 6 September 1973) is a Serbian professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Radoslav Nesterović is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    Radoslav Nesterović

    Radoslav "Rašo" Nesterović (Serbian Cyrillic: Радослав "Рашо" Нестеровић, Slovene: Radoslav... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Dejan Živković is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    Dejan Živković

    FK Hajduk Beograd

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    NationalitySocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia, Serbia

    PositionForward

    Dejan Živković may refer to: Dejan Živković (footballer born 1979), Serbian football player... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Spira Grujić is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    BirthplacePristina

    NationalitySocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia

    PositionDefender

    Spira Grujić (Serbian Cyrillic: Спира Грујић, born 7 December 1971) is a retired Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Dejan Milovanović is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia

    BirthplaceSremska Mitrovica, Serbia

    NationalityYugoslavia, Serbia

    PositionMidfielder

    Dejan Milovanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Миловановић; born 21 January 1984) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Milorad Čavić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Milorad "Milo" Čavić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милорад Чавић, pronounced [mîloraːd tʃǎːʋitɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Dragutin Topić is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Dragutin Topić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драгутин Топић, born 12 March 1971 in Belgrade, SR Serbia,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Nevena Ignjatović is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Nevena Ignjatović (Serbian Cyrillic: Невена Игњатовић, pronounced [něʋana iɡɲǎːtoʋitɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Jenő Konrád is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Jenő Konrád (13 August 1894 – 15 July 1978) also referred to as Eugen Conrad or Eugène Conrad... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Ivan Miljković is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
    Ivan Miljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Миљковић pronounced [ǐv̞an mǐːʎkɔv̞it͡͡ɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia
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