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Famous Athletes from Barbados

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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
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 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
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, 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
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
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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
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