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List of famous athletes from Antigua and Barbuda, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Antigua and Barbuda has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Antigua and Barbuda athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Antigua and Barbuda and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Antigua and Barbuda then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Viv Richards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Antigua and Barbuda
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Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards KNH, OBE, known as Viv Richards, is a former West Indian cricketer. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Richards was voted one of the five Cricketers of the Century by a 100-member panel of experts in 2000, along with Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Jack Hobbs and Shane Warne. In one-day cricket, Richards was judged by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack to have played the best ODI innings of all time. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the greatest One Day International batsman of all time, as well as the third greatest Test batsman of all time, after Sir Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. Overall, Richards scored ...more

Birthplace: St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Nationality: Antigua and Barbuda

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Curtly Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Antigua and Barbuda
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Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose is a former cricketer from Antigua who played 98 Test matches for the West Indies. A fast bowler, he took 405 Test wickets at an average of 20.99 and topped the ICC Player Rankings for much of his career to be rated the best bowler in the world. His great height—he is 6 feet 7 inches tall—allowed him to make the ball bounce unusually high after he delivered it; allied to his pace and accuracy, it made him a difficult bowler for batsmen to face. A man of few words during his career, he was notoriously reluctant to speak to journalists. He was chosen as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1992; after he retired he was entered into the International ...more

Nationality: Antigua and Barbuda

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Daniel Bailey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Antigua and Barbuda
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Daniel Everton Bailey is a male sprinter from Antigua and Barbuda who specialises in the 100 metres. He carried the flag for his native country at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics and was a 100 m semi-finalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He came to prominence in 2009 with a 100 m win on the IAAF Golden League and a fourth place finish at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. He was the bronze medallist over 60 metres at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships and has also won sprint medals at Caribbean regional level. His personal best of 9.91 seconds is the Antiguan national record over 100 m. ...more

Birthplace: St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Nationality: Antigua and Barbuda

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Brendan Kyle Akeem Christian is a sprinter from Antigua and Barbuda who specializes in the 200 metres. Born in Antigua, he is the son of Donald Christian who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal as a cyclist. His personal best 100 metres time is 10.11 seconds, achieved in May 2004 in College Station. At the time he achieved this mark, it was a national record. He is also a holder of the Antiguan and Barbudan record in 4 x 100 metres relay with 39.90 seconds. As a junior he won the silver medal in this event at the 2002 World Junior Championships, where he also finished sixth in the 100 metres race. He then competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics, reaching the quarter-final, and the ...more

Birthplace: St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Nationality: Antigua and Barbuda

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