Famous Belarusian Sportspersons

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 1 Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 2 Olga Korbut

Olga Korbut
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grodno

Olga Korbut is a former gymnast who represented the Soviet Union in two Olympic Games, winning four gold medals and two silver medals. Nicknamed the Sparrow from Minsk, Korbut also participated in the 18th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships where she won two gold medals and four silver medals. In 1988, she was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. 

 3 Svetlana Boginskaya

Svetlana Boginskaya
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Known as the Belarusian Swan, Svetlana Boginskaya started off as a figure skater before moving on to gymnastics at age 6. By 14, she was part of the Soviet national gymnastics team. The three-time Olympic champion is now settled in Texas and owns businesses that provide gymnastics camps and apparel.

 4 Aryna Sabalenka

Aryna Sabalenka
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 5 Alexander Hleb

Alexander Hleb
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minsk

 6 Vitaly Scherbo

Vitaly Scherbo
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 7 Alexander Ustinov

Alexander Ustinov
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Famous As: Boxer, Kickboxer, Thai boxer
Birthdate: December 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Novosibirsk
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 8 Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Klimavichy, Belarus
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 9 Aliaksandra Sasnovich

Aliaksandra Sasnovich
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 10 Vladimir Matyushenko

Vladimir Matyushenko
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rečyca, Belarus

 11 Ivan Baranchyk

Ivan Baranchyk
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amursk, Russia

 12 Alexey Ignashov

Alexey Ignashov
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Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: January 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 13 Darya Domracheva

Darya Domracheva
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Famous As: Biathlete
Birthdate: August 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 14 Natasha Zvereva

Natasha Zvereva
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 15 Siarhei Liakhovich

Siarhei Liakhovich
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus

 16 Ilya Ivashka

Ilya Ivashka
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 17 Max Mirnyi

Max Mirnyi
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minsk

 18 Vladimir Samsonov

Vladimir Samsonov
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Famous As: Table tennis player
Birthdate: April 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 19 Leonid Taranenko

Leonid Taranenko
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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malaryta, Belarus

 20 Sergey Rabchenko

Sergey Rabchenko
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 21 Kiryl Relikh

Kiryl Relikh
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baranovichi, Belarus

 22 Egor Gerasimov

Egor Gerasimov
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: November 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 23 Andrey Gerasimchuk

Andrey Gerasimchuk
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Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: February 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 24 Maalik Wayns

Maalik Wayns
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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 25 Nikolai Morozov

Nikolai Morozov
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: December 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Nikolai Morozov is a Russian retired ice dancer, choreographer, and figure skating coach. Morozov represented Belarus at the 1998 Winter Olympics and World Championships. He is credited with coaching Japanese figure skater Shizuka Arakawa at the 2006 Olympics where she won the gold medal. Nikolai Morozov also coached Miki Ando to a couple of world titles.

 26 Vasil Kiryienka

Vasil Kiryienka
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Famous As: Sport cyclist
Birthdate: June 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rečyca, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
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 27 Artsiom Parakhouski

Artsiom Parakhouski
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 28 Andrei Aramnau

Andrei Aramnau
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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: April 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barysaw, Belarus
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 29 Mark Slavin

Mark Slavin
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Famous As: Greco-Roman Wrestler
Birthdate: January 31, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: September 6, 1972

Soviet Greco-Roman wrestler Mark Slavin had chosen wrestling as a means to defend himself against anti-Semitic attacks. He moved to Israel 4 months before the Munich Olympics and represented Israel in the event. At 18, he was the youngest victim of the Munich massacre and died during a failed rescue attempt.

 30 Olga Govortsova

Olga Govortsova
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 31 Vladimir Veremeenko

Vladimir Veremeenko
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gomel, Belarus

 32 Vera Lapko

Vera Lapko
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: September 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 33 Melitina Staniouta

Melitina Staniouta
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Famous As: Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 34 Katsiaryna Halkina

Katsiaryna Halkina
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: February 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 35 Ekaterina Vandaryeva

Ekaterina Vandaryeva
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Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Staryya Darohi, Belarus

 36 Aleksandr Kurlovich

Aleksandr Kurlovich
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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: April 6, 2018

 37 Siarhei Rutenka

Siarhei Rutenka
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Famous As: Handball player
Birthdate: August 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 38 Alex Bentley

Alex Bentley
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 39 Leila Rajabi

Leila Rajabi
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus

 40 Volha Mazuronak

Volha Mazuronak
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Famous As: Marathon runner
Birthdate: April 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karagandy, Kazakhstan

 41 Anastasiia Salos

Anastasiia Salos
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Famous As: Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: February 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barnaul, Russia

 42 Alina Talay

Alina Talay
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Famous As: Tack and field athlete
Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orsha, Soviet Union

 43 Yuliya Balykina

Yuliya Balykina
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bulgan, Mongolia
Died: September 30, 2015

 44 Yulia Nestsiarenka

Yulia Nestsiarenka
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: June 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brest, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 45 Sergei Zhigalko

Sergei Zhigalko
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: March 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 46 Kylie Dickson

Kylie Dickson
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: February 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States

Though born in the US, gymnast Kylie Dickson competed for Belarus, in spite of having no Belarusian ancestry. The 2016 Olympian for Belarus still lived and trained in the US and attended the same gym as American Olympian McKayla Maroney. A US elite, she had been part of the U.S. Classic, too.

 47 Yelena Leuchanka

Yelena Leuchanka
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Homel, Belorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 48 Iryna Kurachkina

Iryna Kurachkina
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kruhlae District, Belarus

 49 Aliaksandra Herasimenia

Aliaksandra Herasimenia
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: December 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian

 50 Liubov Charkashyna

Liubov Charkashyna
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brest, Byelorussian