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Famous Athletes from Serbia

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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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Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players ...more
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Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Ana Ivanovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who as of 2 February 2015 is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association. Ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, she beat Dinara Safina ...more
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Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
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Nemanja Vidić is a Serbian footballer who plays for Italian club Inter Milan. He was part of the Serbian national team from 2002 to 2011. After establishing himself at Red Star Belgrade during ...more
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Jelena Dokić is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Jelena Dokic is an Australian female professional tennis player. During the height of her career, she played for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and reached a career-high ranking of World No. ...more
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Olivera Jevtić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Olivera Jevtić is a Serbian long-distance runner. She has represented her country four times at the Olympics in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.
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Jelena Janković is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Jelena Janković is a Serbian professional tennis player. Janković is a former World No. 1 in singles, a ranking achieved in the months following her finals appearance at the 2008 US Open. ...more
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Aleksandro Petrović is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
FK Zemun
Aleksandro Petrović is a German footballer of Bosnian Serb descent who plays for TSV Buchbach.
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Svetlana Anastasovska is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Svetlana Anastasovska-Obućina is a former Yugoslav/Serbian handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics, in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics. In 1980 she won ...more
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Kálmán Konrád is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Kálmán Konrád, an inside right, was one of the best football players in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 1910s, and played on the Hungarian National team with his brother, Jenő ...more
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Slobodan Drapić is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Maccabi Herzliya
Slobodan Drapić is a former Serbian-Israeli football player and manager. After coming to Israel in 1988 he played for Maccabi Netanya as a defender. In a long coaching career in Israel he became ...more
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Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Vlade Divac is a retired Serbian professional basketball player and current sports administrator. Divac spent most of his career in the National Basketball Association. At 7 ft 1 in, he played ...more
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Dejan Damjanović is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
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Dejan Damjanović, nicknamed Boske, or simply called Dejan is a Montenegrin football forward who plays for Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League.
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Njazi Kuqi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
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Njazi Kuqi is a Finnish footballer of Kosovar Albanian origin who currently plays for SG Sonnenhof in the 3. Liga as a Forward. Kuqi started his career with FC Lahti of the Veikkausliiga in ...more
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Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Predrag Stojaković, also known by his nickname Peja, is a Serbian retired professional basketball player. He also holds Greek citizenship. Standing at 6 ft 10, Stojaković played mostly at the ...more
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Belma Šmrković is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Belma Smrkovic is a cross-country skier and biathlete.
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Nikola Grbić is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Nikola Grbić is a former Serbian volleyball player, a member of Yugoslavia in 1995-2003, Serbia and Montenegro in 2003-2006 and Serbia in 2006-2010, gold medalist of the Olympic Games Sydney ...more
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Radoslav Nesterović is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Radoslav "Rašo" Nesterović, usually referred to in English as Rasho Nesterovic, is a retired Slovenian professional basketball player. He holds citizenship in both Slovenia and Greece. ...more
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Dejan Živković is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
FK Hajduk Beograd
Dejan Živković is a former Serbian professional footballer who played as a striker. He is best remembered for scoring an extra time goal for Partizan against Sporting Clube de Portugal in the ...more
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Spira Grujić is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
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Spira Grujić is a retired Serbian football defender. Born in Pristina, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia, Grujić passed through a number of youth teams of Red Star Belgrade, but never played in the main ...more
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Dejan Milovanović is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
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Dejan Milovanović is a Serbian footballer who plays for Serbian SuperLiga club Voždovac.
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Milorad Čavić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Milorad Čavić is a retired US-born Serbian swimmer.
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Dragutin Topić is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Dragutin Topić is a Serbian high jumper.
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Nevena Ignjatović is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Nevena Ignjatović is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Serbia.
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Jenő Konrád is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Jenő Konrád also referred to as Eugen Conrad or Eugène Conrad or Eugenio Konrad was an Hungarian footballer and manager. He is most noted for his career as a football manager; he ...more
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Ivan Miljković is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Serbia
Ivan Miljković is a Serbian volleyball player, whose first club was Student Niš. Starting his professional career in Partizan Belgrade in 1997, Miljković plays for Fenerbahçe Grundig in ...more