Famous Zimbabwean Sportspersons

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 1 
Bruce Grobbelaar
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Bruce Grobbelaar
5
Birthdate: October 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban

 2 
Nick Price
(Golfer)

Nick Price
4
Birthdate: January 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nick Price is a Zimbabwean golfer who was considered the best player in the world in the mid-1990s; he was ranked number one as per the Official World Golf Ranking. He has won three major championships including two PGA Championships. In 2003, Nick Price was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

 3 
Tendai Mtawarira
(Rugby union player)

Tendai Mtawarira
4
Birthdate: August 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harare

 4 
Cara Black
(Tennis player)

Cara Black
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
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 5 
Tatenda Taibu
(Cricketer)

Tatenda Taibu
1
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 6 
Kirsty Coventry
(Current Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation in the Cabinet of Zimbabwe as of September 2018)

Kirsty Coventry
3
Birthdate: September 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
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 7 
Byron Black
(Tennis player)

Byron Black
2
Birthdate: October 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
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 8 
Mark McNulty
(Golfer)

Mark McNulty
2
Birthdate: March 24, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bindura, Zimbabwe

 9 

Caesar Hull
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shangani, Zimbabwe
Died: September 7, 1940

 10 
Wayne Black
(Tennis player)

Wayne Black
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 11 
Stansly Maponga
(Football player)

Stansly Maponga
2
Birthdate: March 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 12 

Brendon de Jonge
2
Birthdate: July 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 13 
Julian Mavunga
(Basketball player)

Julian Mavunga
1
Birthdate: January 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 14 

Tony Johnstone
1
Birthdate: May 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 15 
Paula Newby-Fraser
(Triathlete)

Paula Newby-Fraser
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 16 
Kevin Ullyett
(Tennis player)

Kevin Ullyett
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 17 

Scott Vincent
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 18 

Charles Manyuchi
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 19 
Vitalis Chikoko
(Basketball player)

Vitalis Chikoko
1
Birthdate: February 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 20 
Ngonidzashe Makusha
(Olympic athlete)

Ngonidzashe Makusha
1
Birthdate: March 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 21 

Proud Kilimanjaro
1
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwea
Died: February 15, 1994

 22 
Benjamin Lock
(Tennis player)

Benjamin Lock
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 23 
Denis Watson
(Golfer)

Denis Watson
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 24 
Andrew Pattison
(Tennis player)

Andrew Pattison
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

Winner of four singles and seven doubles tournaments. South Africa born right handed tennis player, Andrew Pattison, began his professional career in 1970 and won his first singles tournament in 1974. In the same year he reached his career-high ATP singles ranking, attaining a career record of 270-247 in singles and 239-237 in doubles over a period of thirteen years.

 25 
Ann Grant
(Field hockey player)

Ann Grant
1
Birthdate: May 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 26 
Brian Dzingai
(Olympic athlete)

Brian Dzingai
1
Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 27 
Takanyi Garanganga
(Tennis player)

Takanyi Garanganga
1
Birthdate: September 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 28 

Denis Hutchinson
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Umtali, Rhodesia (now Mutare, Zimbabwe)

 29 
Wrex Tarr
(Comedian)

Wrex Tarr
1
Birthdate: June 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Southern Rhodesia
Died: June 6, 2006

 30 
Patricia McKillop
(Field hockey player)

Patricia McKillop
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe

 31 
Michael McKillop
(Cricketer)

Michael McKillop
1
Birthdate: April 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 32 
Timothy Jones
(Cyclist)

Timothy Jones
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salisbury, Rhodesia

 33 
Don Black
(Tennis player)

Don Black
1
Birthdate: December 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hartley, Southern Rhodesia
Died: October 19, 2000

 34 
Linda Watson
(Field hockey player)

Linda Watson
1
Birthdate: September 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 35 
Liz Chase
(Field hockey player)

Liz Chase
1
Birthdate: April 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mutare, Zimbabwe
Died: May 9, 2018

Alfonso Zvenyika Lambarda
1
Birthdate: November 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mbare, Zimbabwe

 37 
Courtney John Lock
(Tennis player)

Courtney John Lock
1
Birthdate: October 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 38 
Marc Cayeux
(Golfer)

Marc Cayeux
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lancaster, England

 39 
Chipo Mugeri
(Cricketer)

Chipo Mugeri
2
Birthdate: March 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 40 
Sandra James
(Athlete)

Sandra James
1
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 41 
Pat Walkden
(Tennis player)

Pat Walkden
1
Birthdate: February 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 42 
Philemon Hanneck
(Olympic athlete)

Philemon Hanneck
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 43 
Roger Dowdeswell
(Tennis player)

Roger Dowdeswell
1
Birthdate: February 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 44 
Sean Nicholson
(Olympic athlete)

Sean Nicholson
1
Birthdate: November 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 45 
Julia Chibhabha
(Cricketer)

Julia Chibhabha
3
Birthdate: September 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe