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List of famous athletes from Guadeloupe, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Guadeloupe 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 Guadeloupe athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Guadeloupe 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 Guadeloupe then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Everyone from Jocelyn Angloma to Fritz Emeran is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Guadeloupe athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Guadeloupe?"

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Franck Grandel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Guadeloupe
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Franck Grandel is a Guadeloupean footballer. Currently, he plays in the Ligue 2 for Troyes. ...more

Team: F. C. Utrecht

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Nationality: France, Guadeloupe

Position: Goalkeeper

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Ronald Zubar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Guadeloupe
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Ronald Zubar is a professional footballer who plays for New York Red Bulls as a defender. Zubar's efforts at French club Caen earned him a move to Marseille in 2006. His time at Marseille ended sourly though, after some individual errors saw fans turn against him and him relegated to the sidelines. He found an exit in English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers, for whom he signed in 2009 and remained until 2013. ...more

Team: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Nationality: France, Guadeloupe

Position: Defender

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Lilian Thuram is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Guadeloupe
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Ruddy Lilian Thuram-Ulien, known as Lilian Thuram, is a retired professional football defender and the most capped player in the history of the France national team. He played at the top flight in France, Italy and Spain for over 15 seasons, including ten in the Serie A with both Parma and Juventus. With France, Thuram won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000, and was in the runner-up squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Thuram was an extremely dominant, consistent, attentive, and versatile player throughout his career. He was known for his strength, pace, stamina and his outstanding physical and technical attributes, as well as his eye for goal, his ability to read the game, and his marking and ...more

Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Nationality: France

Position: Defender

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#28 on The Best Soccer Defenders of All Time

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Pascal Chimbonda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Guadeloupe
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Pascal Chimbonda is a Guadeloupean-French professional footballer who plays as a defender for French Ligue 2 side AC Arles-Avignon. Born in Guadeloupe and raised in metropolitan France, Chimbonda began his professional career in 1998 with Le Havre, where he featured over 100 times combined for the club's first team and B team before moving to Bastia in 2003. In 2005 he moved to Premier League club Wigan Athletic where after enduring a decent season with the club he was signed by Tottenham Hotspur a year later. After two seasons with Spurs he later moved on to fellow top flight club Sunderland before briefly returning to Spurs in 2009. In the summer of 2009 he signed for Blackburn Rovers ...more

Team: Wigan Athletic F.C.

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Nationality: France, Guadeloupe

Position: Defender

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