Famous Athletes from Switzerland

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

Items here include everything from Christina Gilli-Brügger to Thomas Häberli.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Switzerland in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Mladen Petrić
    Borussia Dortmund
    • Birthplace: Dubrave
    • Nationality: Switzerland, Croatia
    • Position: Forward
  • Johan Djourou
    Arsenal F.C.
    • Birthplace: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
    • Nationality: Switzerland, Côte d’Ivoire
    • Position: Defender, Midfielder