FAMOUS SPORTS PERSONALITIES

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Static GK is a crucial component of any competitive examination. Many questions are asked on famous sports personalities in static GK. We will learn about “Popular Sports Personalities” in this static GK post.

List of Famous Sports Personalities: India

Famous Indian Cricket Players

Kiran MoreKapil DevAjit Wadekar
Javagal SrinathAjay JadejaMadan Lal
G.R. VishwanathC.G.BordeMohammed Azharuddin
E.D.SolkarBishan Singh BediManoj Prabhakar
E.A.S. PrasannaB.S.ChandrashekharMansur Ali Khan Pataudi
Sunil GavaskarB.K. Venkatesh PrasadNavjot Singh Sidhu
D.N. SardesaiDilip VengsarkarSyed Kirmani
C.P.S. ChauhanSachin TendulkarMahendra Singh Dhoni
Sourav GangulyVirat KohaliVirendra Sehwag
Yuvraj SinghRahul DravidAnil Kumble
Harbhajan SinghRohit SharmaShikhar Dhawan

Famous Indian Badminton Players

Anup SridharPrakash PadukoneSaina Nehwal
Aparna PopatPulella GopichandDipankar Bhattacharya
Chetan AnandParupalli KashyapP. V. Sindhu

Famous Indian Hockey Players

Dilip TirkeyLeslie ClaudiusDhanraj Pillay
Gagan Ajit SinghPargat SinghDhyan Chand

Famous Indian Chess Players

Dibyendu BaruaParimarjan NegiKoneru Humpy
K SasikiranSandipan ChandaViswanathan Anand
P Harikrishna

Famous Boxing Players of India

Mary KomDingko SinghShiva Thapa
Ali QamarJitendra KumarAkhil Kumar
Vijender SinghHawa SinghVarghese Johnson

Famous Football Players in India

Baichung BhutiaDr Talimeran AoInivalappil Mani Vijayan

Famous Archery Players of India

Dola BanerjeeLimba RamTarundeep Rai
Jayanta TalukdarDeepika KumariAtanu Das
Mangal Singh ChampiaRajat ChauhanPurnima Mahato
Rahul BanerjeeLaxmi ManjhiBombayla Devi Laishram

Famous Lawn Tennis Players of India

Jaidip MukerjeaVijay AmritrajRamanathan Krishnan
Ramesh KrishnanLeander PaesSania Mirza
Rohan BopannaMahesh Bhupathi

Famous Table Tennis Players of India

Achanta Sharatha KamalMouma DasPoulomi Ghatak
Chetan Baboor

Famous Weightlifting Players

Karnam MalleshwariN. Kunjarani Devi

Famous Athletes of India

Ashwini NachappaSoma BiswasP.T.Usha
Jyotirmoyee SikdarAnju Bobby GeorgeShiny Abraham
KM BeenamolMilkha Singh

Famous Wrestling Players

Dalip Singh RanaGulamThe Great Gama
Dara SinghPalwinder Singh CheemaYogeshwar Dutt
Gobar GohaPanne Lal YadavNarsingh Pancham Yadav
Sakshi Malik

Famous Indian Car Racing Players

Narain KarthikeyanArmaan EbrahimKarun Chandhok

Famous Indian Mountaineering Players

Tenzing Norgay

Famous Indian Squash Players

Joshna ChinappaRitwik BhattacharyaSaurav Ghosal

Famous Indian Swimmers

Bula ChoudhuryMihir Sen

Famous Indian Shooters

Vijay KumarGagan NarangSamresh Jung
Abhinav BindraJaspal RanaRajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Anjali BhagwatManvjit Singh Sandhu

Famous Indian Golf Players

Gaurav GheiJyoti RandhawaArjun Atwal
Jeev Milkha SInghShiv Kapur

Famous Indian Billiards and Snooker Players

Geet SethiPankaj AdvaniAshok shandilya
Michael Ferreira

List of Famous Sports Personalities: World

Name Of The PersonSportsCountry
Lionel MessiFootballArgentina
Diego MaradonaFootballArgentina
Sir Donald BradmanCricketAustralia
David CampeseRugby UnionAustralia
Jack NicklausGolfAustralia
Rod LaverTennisAustralia
Shane WarneCricketAustralia
Glenn MaxwellCricketAustralia
SeverianoGolfBallesteros
Eddy MerckxCyclingBelgium
PeleFootballBrazil
RonaldhinoFootballBrazil
Bruno SoaresTennisBrazil
Aryton SennaMotor RacingBrazilian
Emil ZatopekAthleticsCzechoslovakia
Ian BothamCricketEngland
C.B.FryCricketEngland
David BeckhamFootballEngland
Lewis HamiltonMotor RacingEngland
Steve DavisSnookerEngland
W.G. GraceCricketEngland
Haile GebreselassieAthleticsEthiopia
Kenenisa BekeleAthleticsEthiopia
Abebe BikilaAthleticsEthiopia
Paavo NurmiAthleticsFinland
Bernard HinaultCyclingFrance
Jacques AnquetilCyclingFrance
Serge BlancoRugby UnionFrance
Michael SchumacherMotor RacingGermany
Steffi GrafTennisGermany
Andy MurrayTennisGreat Britain
Bill ShanklyFootballGreat Britain
Bobby MooreFootballGreat Britain
Chris FroomeCyclingGreat Britain
Chris HoyCyclingGreat Britain
Fred PerryTennisGreat Britain
Henry CooperBoxingGreat Britain
Mo FarahAthleticsGreat Britain
Nick FaldoGolfGreat Britain
Paula RadcliffeAthleticsGreat Britain
Roger BannisterAthleticsGreat Britain
Sebastian CoeAthleticsGreat Britain
Sir Steve RedgraveRowingGreat Britain
Stirling MossMotor RacingGreat Britain
Fausto CoppiCyclingItaly
Usain BoltRaceJamaica
Asbel KipropAthleticsKenya
Tegla LaroupeAthleticsKenya
Hicham El GuerroujAthleticsMorocco
George BestFootballNorthern Ireland
Grete WaitzAthleticsNorway
Magnus CarlsenChessNorway
Imran KhanCricketPakistan
Miguel TabuenaGolfPhilippines
Manny PacquiaoBoxingPhilippines
Cristiano RonaldoFootballPortugal
EusebioFootballPortugal
Jose MourinhoFootballPortugal
Nadia ComaneciGymnasticsRomania
Maria SharapovaTennisRussia
Vladimir KramnikChessRussia
Svetlana KuznetsovaTennisRussia
Alex FergusonFootballScotland
Eric LiddellAthleticsScottish
Viktor TroickiTennisSerbia
Rafael NadalTennisSpain
Seve BallesterosGolfSpain
Carolina MarinBadmintonSpain
Bjorn BorgTennisSweden
Martina HingisTennisSwitzerland
Roger FedererTennisSwitzerland
Johan CruyffFootballThe Netherlands
Jamie MurrayTennisUK
Serguei BubkaAthleticsUkraine
Tiger WoodsGolfUS
Muhammad AliBoxingUS
Floyd Joy MayweatherBoxingUS
Carl LewisAthleticsUS
Billie Jean KingTennisUS
Jackie Joyner KerseeAthleticsUS
Al OerterAthleticsUS
Babe Didrikson ZahariasGolfUS
Babe RuthBaseballUS
Bo JacksonBaseballUS
Bob BeamonAthleticsUS
Chris EvertTennisUS
Greg LemondCyclingUS
Jim ThorpeSwimmingUS
Jimmy ConnorsTennisUS
Joe DimaggioBaseballUS
John McenroeTennisUS
Kelly SlaterSurfingUS
Lance ArmstrongCyclingUS
Magic JohnsonBasketballUS
Mark SpitzSwimmingUS
Martina NavratilovaTennisUS
Michael JohnsonAthleticsUS
Michael JordanBasketballUS
Michael PhelpsSwimmingUS
Jonathan EdwardsRugby UnionWales
Gareth BaleFootballWales
Gareth EdwardsRugby UnionWales
Brian LaraCricketWest Indies
Sir Viv RichardsCricketWest Indies
Sir Gary SobersCricketWest Indies
Monica SelesTennisYugoslavia / US

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