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

List ranges from Bader Eldin Abdalla Galag to Khalid Jolit, plus much more.

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

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

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Manute Bol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Manute Bol was a Sudanese-born basketball player and political activist. At 7 ft 7 in tall, he was one of the tallest men ever to play in the National Basketball Association, along with Gheorghe ...more

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Lopez Lomong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Lopez Lomong is a South Sudanese-born American track and field athlete. Lomong, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, came to the United States at the age of 16 and became a U.S. citizen in 2007. ...more

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Yamilé Aldama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Yamilé Aldama Pozo is an international triple jumper currently competing for Great Britain after formerly representing Cuba and Sudan.

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Ajou Deng is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ajou Deng is a British professional basketball player. He is the son of Aldo Deng, a former Sudanese politician and is the brother of Luol Deng, an NBA player who is also his teammate on Great ...more

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Omar Gamal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ismaily SC Omar Gamal is a footballer from Egypt.

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Ismail Ahmed Ismail is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ismail Ahmed Ismail is a Sudanese runner, who specializes in the 800 metres. He was born in Khartoum. Ismail reached the final in that event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He competed at ...more

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Abubaker Kaki Khamis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Abubaker Kaki Khamis is a Sudanese runner who specializes in the 800 metres. He is a two-time World Indoor Champion over the distance and also won gold at the 2007 All-Africa Games. He ...more

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Faisal Agab is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Al-Merrikh Faisal Agab Sido is a Sudanese football player who plays as an attacking midfielder and striker for Sudan national team and the Sudanese club Al-Merreikh. He is also the captain of Al-Merreikh ...more

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Mohamed Ahmed Bashir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mohamed Ahmed Bashir Al-Hilal Mohammed Ahmed Bashir, also known as Bisha, is a Sudanese footballer who plays for Saudi club Al-Wehda in the Saudi Pro League Premier. He plays as a striker and also a winger. He is a member of ...more

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Ahmed El-Basha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ahmed El-Basha Sudan national football team Ahmed El Basha is a Sudanese football defender who plays for Al-Merreikh. He was a member of the Sudan National Football Team. He was a left back, he may also play as defensive midfielder or ...more

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Saif Eldin Ali Masawi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Saif Eldin Ali Masawi Sudan national football team Saif Eldin Ali Idris Farah is a Sudanese footballer who plays for Al-Hilal FC in the Sudan Premier League. He is the member of the Sudan National Football Team. He plays as a defensive ...more

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Mosaab Omar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mosaab Omar Sudan national football team Musaab Omer Maaz Mussa is Sudanese footballer, who plays for home club Al-Merreikh in Sudanese Premier League and Sudan national football team, as a defender and midfielder. He was called to ...more

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Akram El Hadi Salim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Akram El Hadi Salim Al-Merrikh Akram El Hadi Salim is a Sudanese international footballer who plays for Al-Merreikh, as a goalkeeper. He was the starting goalkeeper for the Sudan team that reached the 1/4 finals of the 2012 ...more

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Bader Eldin Abdalla Galag is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Al-Merrikh Badr El-Din El Doud Abdalla is a Sudanese football midfielder currently playing for Al-Merriekh. Galag is also appearing in Al-Hilal portsudan and in the Sudan national team as right winger . He ...more

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Haitham Mustafa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Haitham Mustafa Sudan national football team Hytham Mostafa Karar is a Sudanese football midfielder playing for Al-Merrikh as midfielder. He was the captain of Al-Hilal Omdurman and the Sudan national football team. He joined Al-Hilal in ...more

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Mudather El Tahir is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mudather El Tahir Al-Hilal Mudather Eltaib Ibrahim El Tahir, known as Mudather Careca, is a Sudanese striker who plays for Al-Hilal in the Sudan Premier League. He is one of the most promising players in Sudan.

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Muhannad Eltahir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Muhannad Eltahir Sudan national football team Muhannad El Tahir; born March 12, 1984 is a Sudanese footballer. He currently plays as a striker for the Sudanese Premier League club Al-Hilal and the Sudanese national team. He has been one of ...more

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Kueth Duany is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Kueth Duany Kueth Duany is a Sudanese former basketball player. He played college basketball for the Syracuse Orange and was the captain and lone senior on Syracuse's 2003 NCAA National Championship team.

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Deng Gai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Deng Gai is a South Sudanese former professional basketball player. A power forward, he played in the NBA and in several other leagues. Gai was the 2005 NCAA Division I men's basketball season ...more

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Khalid Jolit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Khalid Jolit Al-Hilal Khalid Hassan Ali Jolit is a Sudanese football midfielder. He currently plays for Al-Hilal. Jolit is also a member of the Sudan national football team.

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Ala'a Eldin Yousif is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ala'a Eldin Yousif Al-Hilal Ala'a Eldin Yousif is a Sudanese footballer who currently plays for the Sudanese club Al-Merrikh in the Sudanese Premier League. He is a member of the Sudan National Football Team. He captained ...more

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Khalefa Ahmed Mohamed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Khalefa Ahmed Mohamed Sudan national football team Khalefa Ahmed Mohamed is a Sudanese defender playing for the Sudanese club Al-Hilal Omdurman in the Sudan Premier League. He is also a member of the Sudan national football team. He was brought ...more

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Mohammed Eldin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mohammed Eldin Sudan national football team Mohammed Sheikh Eldin is a Sudanese football striker who plays for Al-Nil Al-Hasahesa and the Sudan national football team.

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Najm Eldin Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Najm Eldin Abdullah Sudan national football team Najem Aldin Abdalla is a Sudanese defender who plays for Al-Merreikh in the Sudan Premier League. He is a member of the Sudan national football team. He was brought from Khartoum-3 in December ...more

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Balla Jabir is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Balla Jabir Al-Merrikh Balla Gabir Kortokaila is a Sudanese footballer, who currently plays for Sudanese side El-Merreikh.

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Mowaia Bashir is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mowaia Bashir Ittihad Wad Medani Mowaia Bashir Koko is a Sudanese international footballer who plays for Al-Hilal as a defender. He previously played for Al-Ittihad Wad Medani and transferred to the Blue waves in June 2012 .

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Ammar Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Al-Hilal Amar Ramadan Abdel Aziz is a Sudanese football defender. He formerly played for Al-Hilal. Ramadan was a member of the Sudan national football team.

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Mohamed Rihan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mohamed Rihan Sudan national football team Bahaeddine Mohamed Abdellah Rihan is a Sudanese football goalkeeper who plays for Al-Hilal and the Sudan national football team.

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Amer Kamal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Amer Kamal Sudan national football team Amer Kamal is Sudanese footballer who plays for Al-Merreikh SC in Sudanese Premier League. He is a member of Sudan national football team, played at 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Haytham Tambal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Haytham Tambal Al-Merrikh Haytham Tambal is a Sudanese football striker currently playing for Al-Merrikh. He is the all-time Sudan national football team top scorer. In 2008 in the Sudanese league he scored 21 goals in ...more

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Hamid Nizar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Hamid Nizar Al-Hilal Nizar Hamid is a Sudanese football defender who plays for Al-Hilal and the Sudan national football team.

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El Muez Mahgoub is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
El Muez Mahgoub Sudan national football team El Muz Maghoub is the goalkeeper of the Sudanese football club Al-Hilal in the Sudan Premier League and the CAF Confederation Cup. He is also the member of the Sudan national football team. He ...more

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Abu Baker Sharif is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
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Mohammed Musa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mohammed Musa Sudan national football team Mohamed Musa is a Sudanese footballer who plays for Al-Nsoor in the Sudan Premier League. He is a member of the Sudan National Football Team.

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Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr is a Sudanese athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres. He was born in Khartoum. His current personal best time is 44.93 seconds, achieved in April 2005 in Mecca. Ali ...more

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Mohammed Ali El Khider is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Mohammed Ali El Khider Mohammed Ali El Khider is a Sudanese footballer who plays for Al-Ahly Shendi.

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Ramadan Alagab is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ramadan Alagab Al-Mourada Ramadan Alagab is a Sudanese international footballer, who plays for Al-Mourada as a striker. He was selected for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations by Mazda, and has made two appearances.

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Abdelhameed Amarri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Abdelhameed Amarri Abdelhameed Amarri is a Sudanese football striker. He currently plays for Khartoum. Amarri also played for the Sudan national team. In the 2007 Cecafa Cup, he helped the squad win the tournament ...more

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Abdelrahman Isaac Karongo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Abdelrahman Isaac Karongo Sudan national football team Abdelrahman Isaac Karongo is a Sudanese international footballer who plays for Al-Merreikh, as a striker. He is the younger brother of Hassan Karango.

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Philip Clark is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Philip Clark Philip Jonathan Clark is a former English cricketer. Clark is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born at Khartoum in Sudan. While studying for a degree at the ...more

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Muna Jabir Adam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Muna Jabir Adam Muna Jabir Adam is a Sudanese athlete who specializes in the 400 metres hurdles.

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Omer Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Omer Khalifa is a Sudanese retired middle distance runner who set a national record of 3:33.28 minutes over 1500 metres in Grossetto in 1986. Prior to this, he won silver medals in the 800 m and ...more

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Todd Matthews-Jouda is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Todd Matthews-Jouda Todd Matthews-Jouda is a hurdling athlete, who is notable for having switched nationality from United States to Sudan in September 2003. His personal best is 13.36 seconds, but being set in ...more

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Ahmed Musa Jouda is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Ahmed Musa Jouda Ahmed Musa Jouda is a retired Sudanese long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres. He won the bronze medal at the 1982 African Championships, and competed at the 1983 World ...more

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Richard Justin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Sudan
Richard Justin Khartoum-3 Richard Justin Lado is a South Sudanese football defensive midfielder currently playing for Khartoum. He was a member of the Sudan national football team. He scored the very first ever goal for ...more