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Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan

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

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Uzbekistan in order to get more information about each one.
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Marina Aganina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Marina Andreevna Aganina is an Uzbekistani pair skater. She competes with Dmitry Zobnin. She previously competed with Artem Knyazev. With him, she is the 2004-2005 Uzbekistani national champions ...more
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Ekaterina Khilko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Ekaterina Khilko is a trampoline gymnast from Uzbekistan. She won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, having previously finished in fourth place at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She also ...more
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Anastasia Gimazetdinova is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Anastasia Dmitrievna Gimazetdinova is an Uzbekistani figure skater. She is the 2008 Asian Trophy champion and a three-time Uzbekistani national champion. At the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, she ...more
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Andrey Akopyants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
FC Spartak Nizhny Novgorod
Andrey Akopyants is an Uzbekistani football midfielder of Armenian descent. He last played for Neftchi Farg'ona.
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Akgul Amanmuradova is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Akgul Charievna Amanmuradova is a professional female tennis player from Uzbekistan. In 2005, she reached her first-ever WTA singles final at the Tashkent Open, held in the capital of her home ...more
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Anastasiya Juravleva is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Anastasiya Juravleva is a Uzbekistani triple jumper and long jumper.
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Sabina Sharipova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Sabina Sharipova is an Uzbekistani tennis player. Sharipova has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 3 November 2014, she reached her best singles ranking ...more
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Abdullo Tangriev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Abdullo Tangriev is an Uzbek judoka. He won a silver medal in the +100 kg category of the 2008 Olympic Games.
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Victor Karpenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Victor Karpenko
Victor Aleksandrovich Karpenko is an Uzbekistani professional football midfielder who currently plays for Shurtan Guzar in the Uzbek League. He usually plays as a defensive midfielder, but in ...more
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Albina Khabibulina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Albina Khabibulina
Albina Khabibulina is a professional Uzbekistani tennis player and member of the Uzbekistan Fed Cup team. On 4 July 2011, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 492 whilst her best ...more
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Ilyos Zeytulayev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Pescara Calcio
Ilyos Zeytulayev is an Uzbek footballer who plays for HNK Gorica in Croatian 2. HNL, on a loan from Serie A side Torino F.C.. Zeytulayev has spent most of his career in Serie B and Lega Pro ...more
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Andrey Abduvaliyev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Andrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev is a former Soviet, Tajikistani, and Uzbekistani hammer thrower. He won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics while representing the Unified Team. After ...more
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Jafar Irismetov is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Liaoning FC
Jafar Irismetov is an former Uzbekistan footballer and coach.
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Zhasur Narzikulov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Zhasur Narzikulov is a Kazakhstani football goalkeeper who plays for FC Atyrau. He was previously known as Zhasulan Dekkhanov and was suspended from playing football in Kazakhstan for some
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Anton Fokin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Anton Viktorovich Fokin is an Uzbek artistic gymnast. He won the bronze medal on the Parallel Bars at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. He represented Uzbekistan at the 2008 ...more
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Server Djeparov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Server Djeparov
Server Djeparov is an Uzbekistani professional football midfielder who currently plays for Ulsan Hyundai. He has won the Asian Footballer of the Year award twice, first in 2008 and the other in
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Nikolay Shirshov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Nikolay Shirshov
Nikolay Shirshov is an Uzbekistani football midfielder.
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Ruslan Chagaev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Ruslan Chagaev
Ruslan Chagaev born 19 October 1978 in Andijan, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union is the current WBA heavyweight champion. As an amateur boxer, he has won the Asian and World Championships in the ...more
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Spartak Murtazayev is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Spartak Murtazayev
Spartak Murtazayev is a Uzbekistan footballer currently playing for Kazakhstan Super League club FC Atyrau as a defender. He was a member of the national team.
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Vladimir Radkevich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Vladimir Radkevich
Vladimir Radkevich is a Russian-Uzbekistani footballer who is currently playing for FK Neftchi Farg'ona. Radkevich previously played for FC Rotor Volgograd in Russian Premier League as well as ...more
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Yevgeni Safonov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Yevgeni Safonov
Yevgeni Safonov is a Uzbekistani professional footballer currently playing for FC Megasport as a goalkeeper. He is a member of the national team, and has played 26 matches since his debut in ...more
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Vasiliy Sokov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Vasiliy Sokov
Vasiliy Dmitryevich Sokov is a retired triple jumper who represented the USSR and later Russia. He is best known for his two bronze medals at the European Indoor Championships. His personal best ...more
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Timur Ibragimov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Timur Ibragimov is a heavyweight professional boxer.
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Guzel Khubbieva is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Guzel Khubbieva is an Uzbekistani sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. Khubbieva represented Uzbekistan at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing competing at the 100 metres sprint. ...more
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Shavkat Salomov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Uzbekistan
Shavkat Salomov Uzbekistan national football team
Shavkat Salomov is an Uzbekistani football striker. He currently playes for Olmaliq FK in Uzbek League.