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List of the most popular, renowned or famous athletes from Barbados. List includes the most notable athletes from Barbados, along with photos when available. This list of Barbadian athletes is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous athletes are from Barbados?". You can click on the names of the famous athletes from Barbados in order to get more information about each one. A list made up of athletes like Garfield Sobers and Roy Marshall. You can use the athletes in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. (72 items)

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Garfield Sobers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Garfield Sobers Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers AO OCC, also known as Gary or Garry Sobers, is a former cricketer who played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered to be cricket's ...more

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Malcolm Marshall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Malcolm Marshall Malcolm Denzil Marshall was a West Indian cricketer. Primarily a fast bowler, Marshall is regarded as one of the finest and fastest pacemen ever to have played Test cricket. His Test bowling ...more

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Gordon Greenidge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Gordon Greenidge Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge MBE is a former member of the West Indies cricket team. Greenidge was an opening batsman for the West Indies. He began his Test career against India at M. Chinnaswamy ...more

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Joel Garner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Joel Garner Joel Garner, also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early '80s West Indies cricket ...more

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Frank Worrell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Frank Worrell Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell, sometimes referred to by his nickname of Tae, was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator. A stylish right-handed batsman and useful left-arm seam ...more

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Everton Weekes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Everton Weekes Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE is a leading former West Indian cricketer. Along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott, he formed what was known as "The Three Ws" of West

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Clyde Walcott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Clyde Walcott Sir Clyde Leopold Walcott, KA, GCM was a West Indian cricketer. Walcott was a member of the "three W's", the other two being Everton Weekes and Frank Worrell: all were very successful ...more

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Fidel Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Fidel Edwards Fidel Henderson Edwards is a West Indian cricketer and is the half brother of Pedro Collins. A pace bowler, his round-arm action greatly resembles that of former fast bowler Jeff Thomson. He was ...more

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Tino Best is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Tino Best Tino la Bertram Best is a West Indian cricketer. Standing 5 feet 8 inches, Tino Best is a fast and aggressive right-arm bowler. Since 2002, he has played domestic cricket for his native ...more

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Desmond Haynes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Desmond Haynes Desmond Leo Haynes is a West Indian cricketer and cricket coach. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991. Haynes formed a formidable partnership with Gordon Greenidge for the West Indies ...more

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Dwayne Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Dwayne Smith Dwayne Romel Smith is a cricketer who has represented the West Indies. The all-rounder, he is known as an aggressive and powerful right-handed batsman, bowls medium pace, and is also an athletic ...more

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Floyd Reifer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Floyd Reifer Floyd Lamonte Reifer is a Barbadian cricketer. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. Reifer has played six Tests and eight One Day Internationals for the ...more

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Ottis Gibson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Ottis Gibson Ottis Delroy Gibson is a cricket coach and former player from Barbados. A pace bowler and exploiter of the older cricket ball for the West Indies, Gibson is now the temporary bowling coach for ...more

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Ryan Hinds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Ryan Hinds Ryan O'Neal Hinds is a West Indian cricketer. He is a left-hand batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Hinds made his debut for Barbados during the 1998 Commonwealth Games, aged just 17. ...more

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Sylvester Clarke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Sylvester Clarke Sylvester Theophilus Clarke was a West Indian cricketer who played 11 Tests and 10 One Day Internationals.

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Gladstone Small is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Gladstone Small Gladstone Cleophas Small is an English former cricketer, who played in seventeen Tests and fifty three ODIs for England. The cricket writer Colin Bateman commented, "Gladstone Small ...more

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Sulieman Benn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Sulieman Benn Sulieman Jamaal Benn is a West Indian cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies and first-class cricket for Barbados. Benn debuted in 1999/00, as a left-arm orthodox spin ...more

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Kemar Roach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Kemar Roach Kemar Andre Jamal Roach is a Bajan cricketer. He played in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka and has represented the West Indies in Test and One Day International cricket. Roach made ...more

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Tony Reid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Tony Reid Charles Anthony "Tony" Reid is a Barbados born American former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he played for the United States national cricket team ...more

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Obadele Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Obadele Thompson Obadele Thompson is a sprint athlete from Barbados. In 2000, he became the first individual Olympic medalist from Barbados with a bronze medal in the 100m race.

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Roland Butcher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Roland Butcher Roland Butcher is a former English cricketer, who played in three Tests and three ODIs from 1980 to 1981. His brief international career was somewhat overshadowed by the death of Ken Barrington, ...more

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Arthur Hendy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Arthur Hendy Arthur Sydney "Bill" Hendy is a former Canadian cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and a left-arm spin bowler. He played four first-class for Canada between 1951 and 1954, taking ...more

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Ramon Harewood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Ramon Harewood Baltimore Ravens Ramon Harewood is a Barbadian American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, was drafted in the 6th Round ...more

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Jon Nurse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Jon Nurse Dagenham & Redbridge F.C. Jonathan David "Jon" Nurse is a Barbadian footballer who is a player-coach at Barnet. Nurse began his career at Sutton United in 2003, spending a season with the club before signing ...more

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Clyde Edwards is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados

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Alvin Rouse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Alvin Rouse Galway United Alvin Rouse is a Barbadian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He is currently playing for Northern Irish club Dungannon Swifts in the IFA Premiership.

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Romelle Burgess is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Romelle Burgess Barbados national football team Romelle Burgess is a Barbadian international footballer who plays for Paradise SC.

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Norman Forde is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Norman Forde Barbados national football team Norman Forde is a Barbadian footballer. He started his career as an apprentice with Nottingham Forest, where his progress was inhibited by a succession of injuries. The midfielder has spent most ...more

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John Parris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
John Parris Barbados national football team John Parris is a Barbadian international footballer who plays club football for Notre Dame, as a midfielder.

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Gregory Goodridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Gregory Goodridge Brittons Hill Gregory Ronald St Clair Goodridge is a former professional footballer. He has captained the Barbados national team and played professionally in the English Football League.

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Daryl Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Daryl Ferguson Barbados national football team Daryl Ferguson is a Barbadian footballer, currently playing for Evergreen Diplomats in the American Soccer League.

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Andrea Blackett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Andrea Blackett Andrea Blackett is a Barbadian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres hurdles. She is also an assistant women's track coach at her alma mater, Rice University. Her greatest achievement in ...more

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Eric Lavine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Eric Lavine Athlone Town A.F.C. Eric Lavine is a Barbadian football player who played in the League of Ireland for over a decade. He has represented the Barbados national football team in World Cup qualifying matches. His ...more

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Roy Marshall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Roy Marshall Roy Edwin Marshall was a West Indian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1951 to 1952. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1959.

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Larry Worrell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Larry Worrell Lawrence 'Larry' Roosevelt Worrell is a Barbadian born former English cricketer. Worrell was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. Worrell made his first-class debut for ...more

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John Lucas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
John Lucas John Herman Lucas was a Barbados former West Indian and Canadian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He began his career playing for Barbados, playing ...more

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William Perkins is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
William Perkins William Perkins is a West Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who occasionally plays as wicketkeeper. Perkins first came to prominence playing for the West Indies in the 2006 Under-19 ...more

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Chris Jordan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Chris Jordan Christopher James Jordan is an English cricketer. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and a middle-order right-handed batsman. He often fields at slip.

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Ryan Bovell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Ryan Bovell Ryan Bovell is a cricketer who plays for and captains the Cayman Islands national cricket team. He led the country to the 2007 ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Darwin, ...more

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Ruel Brathwaite is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Ruel Brathwaite Ruel Marlon Ricardo Brathwaite is a Barbadian cricketer. Brathwaite is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Float Woods is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Float Woods Joseph 'Float' Woods was a coloured West Indian cricketer best known as a member of the 1900 West Indian tourists to England. He is reckoned to be the first of the coloured West Indian fast ...more

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Tommie Burton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Tommie Burton William Thomas Burton was a coloured West Indian cricketer best known as a member of the 1900 and 1906 West Indian tourists to England. He is generally known as Tommie Burton. He was the son of ...more

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Manny Martindale is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Manny Martindale Emmanuel Alfred "Manny" Martindale was a West Indian cricketer who played in ten Tests from 1933 to 1939. He was a right-arm fast bowler with a long run up; although not tall for a ...more

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Wendell White is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Wendell White Wendell White is a Bermudian cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm medium-fast bowler. He has played one first-class match against the USA and five List A matches for Bermuda, ...more

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Nicholas Ifill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Nicholas Ifill Nicholas Ifill is a Barbadian-born Canadian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. He played in the 1988–89 Under-19s World Cup in Australia, and was a ...more

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Laurie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Laurie Johnson Hubert Laurence Johnson is a West Indies born cricketer who played for Derbyshire between 1949 and 1966. He scored over 14,000 runs for the club in the first-class game. Johnson was born at Pine ...more

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Oliver Layne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Oliver Layne Oliver Hoffran Layne was a coloured West Indian cricketer who toured England in 1906. He was a right-handed batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. Being a professional, he had limited ...more

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Nevada Phillips is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Nevada Phillips Nevada Phillips is a former Barbadian born English cricketer. Phillips was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born on the Caribbean island nation of Barbados. Phillips ...more

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George Challenor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
George Challenor George Challenor was a West Indian cricketer who was part of the first West Indies Test side. He was recognised as the first great West Indian batsman, his obituary in Wisden Cricketer's ...more

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Jefferson Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Barbados
Jefferson Jones Jefferson Harcourt Jones is a Barbadian born former English cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Christ Church, Barbados. Jones made his ...more