Olympians With Asteroids Named After Them (60)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Role(s) Era Notes
Lance Armstrong USA CRD Olympics 1992—2000 12373 Lancearmstrong
Sergey Belov RUS
URS
BKB Olympics / Other 1968—1994 296638 Sergeibelov
Vsevolod Bobrov RUS
URS
FBL/IHO Olympics 1952—1956 18321 Bobrov
Pavel Bure RUS IHO Olympics 1998—2002 12414 Bure
Věra Čáslavská CZE
TCH
GAR Olympics / Administrator 1960—2001 26986 Čáslavská
Zeno Colò ITA ALP Olympics 1948—1952 58709 Zenocolò
Pierre, Baron de Coubertin FRA
GER
ART Olympics / Administrator 1894—1937 2190 Coubertin
Pavol Demitra SVK IHO Olympics 2002—2010 240022 Demitra
Krisztina Egerszegi HUN SWM Olympics 1988—1996 151659 Egerszegi
Herb Elliott AUS ATH Olympics 1960 23774 Herbelliott
Roger Federer SUI TEN Olympics / Other 2000—2012 230975 Rogerfederer
Vyacheslav Fetisov RUS
URS
IHO Olympics / Coach 1980—2002 8806 Fetisov
Aladár Gerevich HUN FEN Olympics 1932—1960 228893 Gerevich
Ronald Gora USA SWM Olympics 1952 9852 Gora
Shane Gould AUS SWM Olympics 1972 25058 Shanegould
Alfréd Hajós HUN ART/SWM Olympics / Non-starter 1896—1932 151242 Hajós
Olivér Halassy HUN SWM/WPO Olympics / Non-starter 1928—1936 238710 Halassy
Dominik Hašek CZE
TCH
IHO Olympics 1988—2006 8217 Dominikhašek
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL TEN Olympics 2004 11948 Justinehénin
Ivan Hlinka CZE
TCH
IHO Olympics / Coach 1972—1998 39802 Ivanhlinka
Kyoko Iwasaki JPN SWM Olympics 1992—1996 35441 Kyoko
Kip Keino KEN ATH Olympics / Other / Administrator 1964—2017 39285 Kipkeino
Ágnes Keleti HUN GAR Olympics 1952—1956 265594 Keletiágnes
Valery Kharlamov RUS
URS
IHO Olympics 1972—1980 10675 Kharlamov
Wladimir Klitschko UKR BOX Olympics 1996 212723 Klitschko
György Kolonics HUN CSP Olympics 1992—2004 175281 Kolonics
Pál Kovács HUN FEN Olympics / Referee 1936—1964 230656 Kovácspál
Carl Lewis USA ATH Olympics 1984—1996 39566 Carllewis
Hideko Maehata JPN SWM Olympics 1932—1936 9870 Maehata
Fleur Maxwell LUX FSK Olympics / Other 2006 255019 Fleurmaxwell
Pietro Mennea ITA ATH Olympics / Other 1972—1988 73891 Pietromennea
Reinhold Messner ITA Other 1988 6077 Messner
Alain Mimoun ALG
FRA
ATH Olympics 1948—1960 41213 Mimoun
Zoya Mironova RUS
URS
Other 1976—1993 7003 Zoyamironova
Wolfango Montanari ITA ATH Olympics 1952 14077 Volfango
Yukifumi Murakami JPN ATH Olympics 2004—2012 152657 Yukifumi
Andy Murray GBR TEN Olympics / Other 2008—2020 5441 Andymurray
Rafael Nadal ESP TEN Olympics / Other 2004—2016 128036 Rafaelnadal
Yuto Nagatomo JPN FBL Olympics 2008 158241 Yutonagatomo
Paavo Nurmi FIN ATH Olympics 1920—1928 1740 Nurmi
Aleksandr Ovechkin RUS IHO Olympics 2006—2014 257261 Ovechkin
Jesse Owens USA ATH Olympics 1936 6758 Jesseowens
László Papp HUN BOX Olympics 1948—1956 175566 Papplaci
Anatoly Parfyonov RUS
URS
WRE Olympics 1956 7913 Parfenov
Brian Peaker CAN ROW Olympics 1996 14595 Peaker
Renato Perona ITA CTR Olympics 1948 8230 Perona
Ferenc Puskás HUN FBL Olympics 1952 82656 Puskás
Peter Sagan SVK CRD/MTB Olympics 2012—2016 27896 Tourminator
Gustav-Adolf Schur GDR
GER
CRD Olympics 1956—1960 38976 Taeve
Viktor Tikhonov RUS
URS
EUN
IHO Coach 1980—1994 46539 Viktortikhonov
Giuseppe Tonucci ITA CRD Olympics 1960 8192 Tonucci
Reiko Tosa JPN ATH Olympics 2004—2008 65775 Reikotosa
Jan Veselý CZE
TCH
CRD Olympics 1952 29484 Honzaveselý
Johnny Weir USA FSK Olympics 2006—2010 12413 Johnnyweir
Jens Weißflog GDR
GER
SJP Olympics 1984—1994 22168 Weissflog
Katarina Witt GDR
GER
FSK Olympics 1984—1994 36800 Katarinawitt
Lev Yashin RUS
URS
FBL Olympics 1956 3442 Yashin
Emil Zátopek CZE
TCH
ATH Olympics 1948—1956 5910 Zátopek
Jan Železný CZE
TCH
ATH Olympics / Administrator 1988—2012 9224 Železný
Gyula Zsivótzky HUN ATH Olympics / Other 1960—1972 175437 Zsivotzky