Top Ten Greatest Sports Countriesfuadmondeo
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Japan has produce Suzuki Ichiro one of the best Baseball players in Asia and the Whole World.
Baseball is currently the most popular spectator sport in the country. Japan's top professional league, now known as Nippon Professional Baseball, was established in 1936.
We won the World Baseball Classics Championship in 2006 and 2009 Baseball Championship. Proud to be a Japanese.
The Japanese Baseball League played by so many notable people like:
From Japan: Sadaharu Oh, Eiji Sawamura, Suzuki Ichiro and many more.
From Russia: Victor Starffin
From Venezuela: Alex Ramírez and Alex Cabrera
And Dutch Player: Wladimir Balentein.
Soccer, Cricket, Rugby, Swimming, Gymnastics you name it all South Africa participate in everything and they're the most active sporting country in Africa. Deserve a spot in the top 10
Second in the world in rugby, first in the second biggest sport in the world (cricket), swimming, gymnastics... South Africa live and breathe rugby. One of the strongest sport nations in the world
Yes a good sporting nation. Love the springboks and cricket team. Not quite top ten but higher than this.
South Africa is my home country and I love itV 17 Comments
Norway is the #1 in winter sports by a giant margin. I think this gives them a good reason to be in the top 10! There are also a lot of talent I'm Norway outside of winter sports, just look at women's handball (which is the only relevant handball) results of the last years!
Are you sure Osama was born in Norway and by the way I as a Muslim do not support bin laden (just to correct your information)
This country is getting taken over by Muslims and Osama bin laden was born in Norway no joke, they are currently supporting Isis behind the scenes and doing the beheadings in there country
Winter sports, handball, chess, acrobatics, fencing, bike race.. Just to mention a few. And that's really impressive, because there are only 5 million norwegians in the world.V 4 Comments
Filipino's have the pride, belief, and skill when playing sports. They have a good time especially with basketball (basketball player myself) and boxing because MANNY all the Way! They aren't the best in the world but they are good enough to make it to one of the most athletic countries list.
Manny Pacquiao is a great boxer and a good person
If the Philippines are 24th best at sport in the world tell me when they made it to a World Cup or starred at either olympics. I would go as far as saying they are completely hopeless at sport, other than pacqiaou who is world class.
Top 7 greatest bowler:Paeng Nepomuceno top 4 greatest boxer:Manny Pacquiao top 3 pool player:Efren Reyes TOP 4 greatest boxer:Nonito Donaire top 5 greatest pool player:Francisco Bustamante top 6 greatest runner:Lydia De Vega. Carlos Loyzaga helped the Philippines to win the bronze medal in the world FIFA Championship in just 6ft3 in the 1950s and the 1960s era top 58 greatest chess player: Eugene Torre top 55 greatest boxer:Gabriel "Flash" Elorde wV 4 Comments
This country has the best sports in the planet Croatia beat Mexico on May 27 This country plays better than Mexico. VIVA Croatia!
Nine Olympic medals 4 million people
Yep one of the best no doubt.
Croatia has a population of just about 4.5 million People, but it has still produced some of the best and most famous sportspeople. Even though the country has been particularly successful in team sports, in which you need several good athletes to make up a team which might win one medal, whereas in some other sports one good athlete might even win several medals, Croatia has won many Olympic medals relative to its population.
And many athletes belong to the greatest in their respective sport, like Blanka Vlasic, Janica Kostelic, Toni Kukoc, Ivano Balic, Sandra Perkovic, Luka Modric.
Should be higher just for the great soccer team of the 90s and Carlos valderamas hair.
Colombia is World leader in speed roller blading, practically undefeated world champions for nearly 15 years.
Also in cycling; Mariana Pajon BMX gold at London 2012, Rigoberto Uran Silver in road cycling London 2012, Nairo Quintana king of the mountains and winner of the Giro d'Italia.
Watch out for weight lifting, another sport where Colombian dominance is being expected.
I'm English and Argentina should be higher than this, great sporting nation at football, golf, rugby, formula 1.
I am still happy with the result though.
Vamos Argentina! Go Argentina!
Argentina have shown to obviously be a higher ranking than this. Fourth best in rugby (mens). Second best in football after Belgium (mens). One of the best in mens hockey and the women are arguably the best in the world. plus our basketball side is one of the best (mens). Argentina is good at all the big sports. Not small ones like Olympic sports. And we are decent in some Olympic sports too. Argentina deserve a higher ranking.
Strongest country in asian weightlifting.
Iran is the best in Asia
Should be top ten
Great athletes at middle and long distance, bit of a one trick pony though.
Top 10 of all times
I agree it should be in top 10V 3 Comments
Greece deserve the most votes because in men they are 5th In basketball, 10th in football,8th in water polo and 10th in polo and in women 3 rd in Water polo and 5th in polo. They have a good past present and future
They are an all round sporting nation
Are an all rounding sporting nation
So what are they actually top at? Not a great sporting nation. Name a world class Greek sportsman or woman?V 2 Comments
If Slovenia is awesome at football I am a father to two dolphins
Just check Slovenian results in winter sport in last seasons, but also in summer sports Slovenia is awesome compared with population of 2 million inhabitants.
I am from Bosnia but I think Slovenia is awesome in some sports for exmp. football.V 4 Comments
We hve good people at each sport
Ice Hockey : 2 World champion titles
Bandy : 1 World champion title
Good ski team : Sotshi olympics 1 gold metal 2 silver
Biathlon ski : Kaisa mäkäräinen and Mari Laukkanen
Football : Sami Hyypiä, Jari Litmanen and Jussi Jääskleläinen
Basketball and volleyball has good future. Just won floorball World championships.
Also Finnish athletic legends like Paavo Nurmi, also called "Lentävä suomalainen" which means "flying Finn" and Lasse Viren. Javelin and swimming are bringing lot of victory to Finland
Wrestling, boxing, Golf and Tennis. All of them has one famous Finn. Any questions?
Turkey is the best!
Finished 3rd in world cup 2002 in football
Have won the Boxing Tournament in First European Games
Good country in football, basketball, tennis, handball and so on. Well every country from ex Yugoslavia is good in sports so yeah.
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