Anett Kontaveit (born 24 December 1995 in Tallinn) is an Estonian tennis player.
Georg Lurich (22 April [O.S. 10 April] 1876 – 20 January 1920) was an Estonian Greco-Roman wrestler and strongman of the early 20th century. Lurich was also the trainer of his fellow countryman wrestlers and weightlifters Georg Hackenschmidt and Aleksander Aberg.
Maret Ani (born 31 January 1982) is an Estonian retired tennis player.
Kristjan Palusalu (until 1935 Kristjan Trossmann, 10 March [O.S. 26 February] 1908 – 17 July 1987) was an Estonian heavyweight wrestler and Olympic winner. Palusalu became the first and only wrestler in Olympic history ever to win both the Greco-Roman and freestyle heavy weight events.
Valmo Kriisa (born May 18, 1974 in Pärnu, Estonia) is an Estonian professional basketballer. He is currently playing for Tartu Ülikool at the point guard/shooting guard position. Kriisa started his senior club career with "KK Tartu" team (Tartu Ülikool/Rock) in 1990 and after 96–97 season he moved to "Nybit". He spent the 2000–01 season in Sweden with Södertälje BBK. Then Kriisa returned to Estonia, signed for two seasons with "BC Kalev" and won the Estonian Championship titles in 2002 and 2003. On seasons 2003–2006 he played for the Dutch Eredivisie team Hanzevast Capitals. During this period he won the Dutch Championship in 2004. After three seasons in The Netherlands, Kriisa came back to Estonia and joined BC Kalev/Cramo. He spent three seasons with Kalev winning one Estonian Championship. In 2007 he was named the Estonian Basketball Player of the Year. Kriisa spent the 2009-10 season with BC Rakvere Tarvas helping the team to the Estonian league finals for the first time. Though Tarvas lost to Tartu Ülikool/Rock, Kriisa was named the KML Most Valuable Player. In the 2010-11 season Kriisa played for TTÜ/Kalev. Since 1995, Kriisa is a member of the Estonia national basketball team and was also a member of the Estonian EuroBasket 2001 squad.
Joann Lõssov (September 10, 1921 in Tallinn – August 3, 2000 in Tallinn) was an Estonian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics. Lõssov trained at VSS Kalev in Tallinn. He was named MVP of the EuroBasket 1947.
August Johannes Kippasto (Russian: Август Киппасто; 28 August 1887 – 24 September 1973 ) was an Estonian wrestler who competed for Russian Empire at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.
Kevin "The Pitbull" Renno (born February 28, 1986) is professional Estonian Welterweight Muay Thai fighter and martial artist, training and fighting out of "Tallinn Taipoks Club" in Tallinn, Estonia. He is an Estonian, Baltic and European Muay Thai champion currently competing in Europe. As of August 2008, he holds European title under 72.5 kg and is ranked 5th in the world, under the WKA Ranking list.
Tanel Tein (born January 10, 1978 in Tartu, Estonia) is an Estonian retired professional basketball player.
Lembit Oll (23 April 1966 in Kohtla-Järve – 17 May 1999 in Tallinn) was an Estonian chess grandmaster. He was already successful as a junior, becoming champion of Estonia in 1982 and junior champion of the Soviet Union in 1984. He also won multiple European and World junior championships. FIDE awarded him the IM title in 1983 and the GM title in 1990. From that moment, he regularly played for Estonia during Chess Olympiads and European team championships. Early 1998 he reached his highest position on the FIDE ranking list: 2655. He played his last tournament in 1999 in Nova Gorica reaching a shared second position.
Priit Tomson (November 3, 1942, Tallinn) is a retired Estonian professional basketball player, who competed for the Soviet Union.
Indrek Pertelson (born April 21, 1971) is an Estonian judoka. At the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics he won bronze medals in the men's Heavyweight (+100 kg) category. He was born in Tallinn.
Anatoli Krikun (born March 24, 1948) is a retired Estonian professional basketball player, who competed for the Soviet Union.
Johannes Kotkas (February 3, 1915 – May 8, 1998) was an Estonian amateur wrestler who won the gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics for the Soviet Union.
Triin Aljand (born July 8, 1985) is a retired Estonian swimmer who won a silver medal at the 2012 European Aquatics Championships in 50 m butterfly. She competed in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in the 50 m and 100 m freestyle and 100 butterfly, but never reached the finals. She also participated in multiple FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Tanel Sokk (born 20 January 1985) is an Estonian professional basketball player. He is a point guard like his father Tiit Sokk and younger brother Sten Sokk. Tanel Sokk started his senior career in Estonian League team Nybit. After four seasons he moved to Estonian powerhouse BC Kalev/Cramo. With the team he has won three Estonian championships and three Estonian cups. Tanel was also named the Estonian finals MVP in 2012 and 2013. Tanel Sokk has been a member of the Estonia national basketball team since 2002.
Aleksander Richard Aberg (11 August [O.S. 30 July] 1881 in Kolga Manor – 15 February 1920 in Armavir) was an Estonian professional Greco-Roman and free-style wrestling world champion of the early 20th century. He took part in the World Heavyweight Championship and was one of the three most famous Estonian professional wrestlers along with Georg Lurich and Georg Hackenschmidt.
Jelena Petrova (born June 6, 1989) is a retired Estonian swimmer, who specialized in long-distance freestyle events. She is a 19-time Estonian record holder in long-distance freestyle (400, 800, and 1500 m), and a three-time Baltic Junior champion.
Innar Mändoja (born February 27, 1978 in Jõgeva) is an Estonian former professional racing cyclist, riding for the AG2R Prévoyance squad from 2000 to 2002. He competed in the road race at the 2000 Summer Olympics, although he did not finish.
Kristo Aab (born June 23, 1985, in Tartu) is an Estonian professional basketball player who plays for Valga/CKE Inkasso.
Alfred Karl Neuland (10 October 1895 in Valga – 16 November 1966 in Tallinn) was a weightlifter and Olympic champion from Valga, Estonia. He won gold medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp (Lightweight), and obtained a silver medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris (Middleweight).
Anton "Rampaging Estonian" Raadik (January 15, 1917 – March 13, 1999) was the most famous Estonian born Middleweight boxer of the 1940s and 50s fighting out of Chicago, Illinois.
Ivar Stukolkin (born August 13, 1960 in Tallinn) is a retired Estonian swimmer. He is an Olympic champion in swimming.
Remy Põld (born September 13, 1992 in Tallinn, Estonia) is an Estonian basketball player who currently plays for Leicester Riders in the British Basketball League and the Estonia national basketball team at Under 18 level. He has previously represented Estonia at Under 16 level.