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Famous Athletes from United Arab Emirates

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

List athletes range from Azhar Saeed to Alawi Shukri.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest United Arab Emirates athletes?" and "Which athletes are from United Arab Emirates?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of United Arab Emirates in order to get more information about each one.
  • 1
    Sultan Mohammed Zarawani (Arabic: سلطان محمد زاروني‎; born 24 January 1961) is a former United...  more
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    Riaz Husein Poonawala (born 8 May 1961) is a former cricketer. Poonawala started his...  more
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    Imtiaz Abbasi (Urdu: امتیاز عباسی‎), (born 9 June 1968) is a former cricketer who played...  more
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    Arshad Laeeq (born 28 November 1970 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan), also sometimes known as...  more
  • 5
    Syed Azhar Saeed (born 25 December 1970 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan) is a former cricketer...  more
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    Saleem Raza (born 5 July 1964) is a former cricketer. After playing in eight first-class...  more
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    Sohail Butt (born 6 June 1966) is a former international cricketer for the United Arab...  more
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    Sheikh Mazhar Hussain (born 25 October 1967) is a former cricketer who played for various...  more
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    Mohammad Ishaq (born 7 March 1963) is a Pakistani former cricketer who played first-class...  more
  • 10
    Ali Asad Abbas (Urdu: علی اسد عباس‎), (born December 6, 1976) is a United Arab Emirates...  more
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    Shahzad Altaf Hussain (born 6 October 1957) is a former international cricketer who...  more
  • 12

    Fahad Alhashmi

    Fahad Afdhal Alhashmi (Arabic: فهد بالهاشمي‎; born 31 July 1982) is a United Arab Emirates...  more
  • 13
    Abdur Rahman is a masculine Muslim name (including a list of people with the given name or...  more
  • 14

    Amjad Javed

    Amjad Javed (Urdu: امجد جاوید‎; born 5 July 1980) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is a former...  more
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    Khurram Khan

    Khurram Khan (Urdu: خرم خان‎; born 21 June 1971) is an Pakistani-born-Emirati cricketer who...  more
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    Mohammad Tauqir

    Mohammad Tauqir Khan (Arabic: توقير محمد‎; born 14 January 1972) is an United Arab Emirati...  more
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    Arshad Ali may refer to: Arshad Ali (cricketer) (born 1976), Pakistani–Emirati cricket...  more
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    Naeemuddin Aslam is a UAE cricketer who has represented them in the ICC Trophy 2005. He is...  more
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    Fahad Usman

    Fahad Usman Khan (born September 2, 1976 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan) is a United Arab...  more
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    Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum (أحمد بن محمد بن حشر آل مكتوم) (born 31...  more
  • 21

    Asghar Ali

    Asghar Ali may refer to: Asghar Ali (cricketer, born 1971), United Arab Emirates...  more
  • 22

    Asim Saeed

    Asim Saeed (born October 5, 1979 in Al-Ain) is a United Arab Emirates cricketer. He played for...  more
  • 23
    Andreas "Andi" Zuber (born 9 October 1983 in Judenburg, Austria) is a motor racing driver. An...  more
  • 24

    Vijay Mehra

    Vijay Mehra may refer to: Vijay Mehra (Indian cricketer), who played Test cricket for...  more
  • 25

    Mohammad Aslam

    Mohammad Aslam may refer to: Mohammad Aslam (Emirati cricketer), Emirati cricketer Mohammad...  more