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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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  • 1
    Marina Aganina
    Marina Andreyevna Aganina (Russian: Мари́на Андре́евна Ага́нина, IPA: [mɐˈrʲinə ɐnˈdrʲeɪvnə... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Ekaterina Khilko (born 25 March 1982) is a trampoline gymnast from Uzbekistan. She won a... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Anastasia Gimazetdinova
    Anastasia Dmitrievna Gimazetdinova, married surname: Kipnis (Russian: Анастасия Дмитриевна... more on Wikipedia
  • 4

    Andrey Akopyants

    FC Spartak Nizhny Novgorod

    BirthplaceTashkent, Uzbekistan

    NationalitySoviet Union,Armenia,Uzbekistan

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Andrey Akopyants (born 27 August 1977) is an Uzbekistani football midfielder of Armenian... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Akgul Amanmuradova
    Akgul Charievna Amanmuradova (Uzbek: Оқгул Омонмуродова; born June 23, 1984) is a professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Anastasiya Juravleva (also spelled Zhuravlyeva, née Kirbyateva, born 9 October 1981) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Sabina Sharipova
    Sabina Sharipova (born 4 September 1994 in Tashkent) is an Uzbek tennis player. She has so far... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Abdullo Tangriev (born 28 March 1981) is an Uzbek judoka. He won a silver medal in the +100 kg... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Victor Karpenko

    Victor Aleksandrovich Karpenko (Russian: Виктор Александрович Карпенко) (born 7 September 1977... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Albina Khabibulina

    Albina Khabibulina

    Albina Khabibulina (born 11 May 1992) is a professional Uzbekistani tennis player and member... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Ilyos Zeytulayev

    Pescara Calcio

    BirthplaceAngren, Uzbekistan

    NationalitySoviet Union,Uzbekistan

    PositionWinger, Forward, Midfielder

    Ilyos Zeytulayev (Uzbek: Илёс Зейтулаев, born 13 August 1984) is an Uzbek footballer who plays... more on Wikipedia
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    Andrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev (Russian: Андрей Хакимович Абдувалиев; born June 30, 1966 in... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Jafar Irismetov

    Liaoning FC

    BirthplaceUzbek Soviet Socialist Republic

    NationalitySoviet Union,Uzbekistan

    PositionForward

    Jafar Irismetov (Russian: Джафар Ирисметов) (born 23 August 1976) is a former Uzbekistan... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Zhasur Narzikulov (Kazakh: Жасұр Нәрзіқұлов) is a Kazakhstani football goalkeeper who plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Anton Fokin
    Anton Viktorovich Fokin (born November 13, 1982 in Tashkent) is an Uzbek artistic gymnast. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Server Djeparov

    Server Reshatovich Djeparov (Uzbek: Server Jeparov, Uzbek Cyrillic: Сервер Жепаров; born 3... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Nikolay Shirshov

    Nikolay Shirshov

    Nikolay Shirshov (born 22 June 1974) is an Uzbekistani football midfielder.
  • 18
    Ruslan Chagaev

    Ruslan Chagaev

    Ruslan Shamilevich Chagaev (Tatar: Руслан Шамил улы Чагаев; Uzbek: Ruslan Shamil'evich... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Spartak Murtazayev

    Spartak Murtazayev (born 7 October 1977) is an Uzbekistan footballer currently playing for... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Vladimir Radkevich

    Vladimir Radkevich (Kyrgyz: Владимир Валерьевич Радкевич, Vladimir Valeryeviç Radkeviç; born... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Yevgeni Safonov

    Yevgeni Safonov (born 6 July 1977 in Toshkent) is a former Uzbekistani professional football... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Vasiliy Sokov

    Vasiliy Dmitryevich Sokov (Russian: Василий Дмитриевича Соков; born 7 April 1968 in Dushanbe,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Timur Ibragimov
    Timur Ibragimov (Тимур Ибрагимов; born January 15, 1975 in Urgench, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union)... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Guzel Khubbieva (born 2 May 1976) is an Uzbekistani sprinter who specializes in the 100 and... more on Wikipedia
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    Shavkat Salomov

    Uzbekistan national football team

    BirthplaceBukhara, Uzbekistan

    NationalityUzbekistan

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Shavkat Salomov (born 13 November 1985) is an Uzbekistani football striker for FK Surkhan... more on Wikipedia