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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.
  • Novak Djokovic1
    Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Новак Ђоковић, romanized: Novak Đoković, pronounced [nôʋaːk... more on Wikipedia

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    #238 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#486 of 583 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Ana Ivanovic2
    Ana Ivanovic Schweinsteiger (Serbian: Ана Швајнштајгер / Ana Švajnštajger; born 6 November... more on Wikipedia
  • Nemanja Vidić3

    Nemanja Vidić

    Manchester United F.C.

    BirthplaceUžice, Serbia



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

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    #353 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#247 of 356 The Best Current Soccer Players

  • Jelena Dokić4
    Jelena Dokic (born on 12 of April 1983) is an Australian tennis coach, commentator, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Olivera Jevtić5
    Olivera Jevtić (Serbian Cyrillic: Оливера Јевтић, born 24 July 1977) is a Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • Jelena Janković6
    Jelena Janković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јелена Јанковић, pronounced [jělena jǎːŋkoʋitɕ], born 28... more on Wikipedia

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    #45 of 72 The Greatest Women's Tennis Players of All Time#44 of 59 The Greatest Female Tennis Players Of The Open Era

  • 7

    BirthplaceTeslić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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


    Aleksandro Petrović (born March 16, 1988) is a German footballer of Bosnian Serb descent who... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Svetlana Anastasovska-Obućina (née Anastasovska, Serbian Cyrillic: Светлана... more on Wikipedia
  • Kálmán Konrád9
    Kálmán Konrád (23 May 1896 in Bácspalánka – 10 May 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden), an inside... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    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
  • Vlade Divac11
    Vlade Divac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владе Дивац, pronounced [ʋlǎːde dǐːʋats]; born February 3,... more on Wikipedia
  • Dejan Damjanović12

    BirthplaceMostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    NationalityYugoslavia, Serbia, Montenegro


    Dejan Damjanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Дамјановић, pronounced [dějan dǎmjanoʋitɕ, -... more on Wikipedia
  • Njazi Kuqi13

    Njazi Kuqi

    Panionios NFC

    BirthplaceVučitrn, Serbia

    NationalitySerbia, Finland


    Njazi Kuqi (born 25 March 1983) is a Finnish football forward who plays for HIFK in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Peja Stojaković14
    Predrag Stojaković (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Стојаковић, pronounced [ˌprêdraːɡ... more on Wikipedia

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    #144 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#26 of 213 The Best White Players in NBA History

  • Belma Šmrković15
    elma mrković (Serbian Cyrillic: Белма Шмрковић; born August 14, 1990 in Sjenica) is a Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • Nikola Grbić16
    Nikola Grbić (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Грбић; born 6 September 1973) is a Serbian professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Radoslav Nesterović17

    Radoslav Nesterović

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


    #103 of 146 The Best European NBA Players of All Time#91 of 328 The Best San Antonio Spurs of All Time

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    Dejan Živković

    FK Hajduk Beograd

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    NationalitySocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia, Serbia


    Dejan Živković may refer to: Dejan Živković (footballer born 1979), Serbian football player... more on Wikipedia
  • Spira Grujić19


    NationalitySocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia


    Spira Grujić (Serbian Cyrillic: Спира Грујић, born 7 December 1971) is a retired Serbian... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    BirthplaceSremska Mitrovica, Serbia

    NationalityYugoslavia, Serbia


    Dejan Milovanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Миловановић; born 21 January 1984) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
  • Milorad Čavić21
    Milorad "Milo" Čavić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милорад Чавић, pronounced [mîloraːd tʃǎːʋitɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia
  • Dragutin Topić22
    Dragutin Topić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драгутин Топић, born 12 March 1971 in Belgrade, SR Serbia,... more on Wikipedia
  • Nevena Ignjatović23
    Nevena Ignjatović (Serbian Cyrillic: Невена Игњатовић, pronounced [něʋana iɡɲǎːtoʋitɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia
  • Jenő Konrád24
    Jenő Konrád (13 August 1894 – 15 July 1978) also referred to as Eugen Conrad or Eugène Conrad... more on Wikipedia
  • Ivan Miljković25
    Ivan Miljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Миљковић pronounced [ǐv̞an mǐːʎkɔv̞it͡͡ɕ]; born... more on Wikipedia