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

With athletes ranging from Narsingh Deonarine to George Learmond, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Guyana in order to get more information about each one.

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Clive Lloyd Clive Hubert Lloyd CBE AO is a former West Indies cricketer. In 1971 he was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year. He captained the West Indies between 1974 and 1985 and oversaw their rise to ...more

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Shivnarine Chanderpaul Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a Guyanese cricketer and former captain of the West Indies cricket team. He is the first Indo-Caribbean to play 100 Tests for the West Indies, and captained them in 14 ...more

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Chris Lewis Chris Lewis is an English cricketer, who played for Nottinghamshire, Surrey and Leicestershire in the 1990s. He played in thirty two Tests and fifty three ODIs for England from 1990 to 1998. ...more

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Narsingh Deonarine Narsingh Deonarine is a West Indian cricketer of Indo-Guyanese ethnicity. He is a left-handed batsman who bowls a right-arm off break. He made his debut for Guyana at the age of 17, and after ...more

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Carl Hooper Carl Llewellyn Hooper is a former West Indian cricket player and captain.

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Sewnarine Chattergoon Sewnarine Chattergoon is a Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent who made his début for the West Indies against Zimbabwe on their 2006 tour.

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Steve Massiah Steve J Massiah is a Guyana-born American cricketer. A right-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he has played for the United States national cricket team since 2000 and is currently the captain ...more

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Sunil Dhaniram Sunil Dhaniram is a Canadian cricket player, who formerly played for Guyana from 1993 to 1995. He made his Canadian debut on 2 October 2003 playing against the Windward Islands. He made his ODI ...more

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Devendra Bishoo Devendra Bishoo is a Guyanese and West Indian cricketer of East Indian origin. He is a leg-spinner who made his international debut playing for the West Indies cricket team in the Cricket World ...more

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Alex Bunbury Alexander "Alex" Bunbury is a Canadian retired footballer who played as a striker. He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional career, and ...more

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Travis Dowlin Travis Montague Dowlin is a cricketer who has represented Guyana, West Indies A and the West Indies in Tests, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. He is a right-handed batsman and ...more

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Abdool Samad Abdool Mudassar Samad is a Guyana-born Canadian cricketer. He has played in 7 One Day Internationals for Canada to date. He has also played one first-class match, scoring 119 against Bermuda in ...more

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Danny Ramnarais Kacamchand "Danny" Ramnarais was a Guyanese and Canadian cricket player. He played three first-class matches in the mid-1980s, and later played for the Canadian national team in two ...more

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Derick Etwaroo Derick Etwaroo was a member of the Canadian cricket team from 1986 until 1998. He played for Canada in four ICC Trophy tournaments and in nine list A games, including the cricket tournament at ...more

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Rupert Roopnaraine Rupert Roopnaraine is a Guyanese writer and politician.

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Richard Reynolds Guyana national football team Richard Reynolds is a Guyana footballer who currently plays for Alpha United in the Guyana National Football League and the Guyana national team.

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Aliann Pompey Aliann Tabitha Omalara Pompey is a Guyanese sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She has represented Guyana at the Summer Olympics on four separate occasions. She has competed at the ...more

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Rawle Marshall Rawle Junior Kalomo Marshall is a Guyanese-American professional basketball player who plays for Koroivos Amaliadas of the Greek Basket League.

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Shawn Beveney Caledonia AIA Shawn Beveney is a Guyanan footballer who plays for Cray Wanderers.

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Kris Camacho Alpha United FC Kris Camacho is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Alpha United FC.

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Andrew Murray Guyana national football team Andrew Murray is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Alpha United FC.

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Vivian Harris "Vicious" Vivian Harris is a Guyanese professional boxer who was born in Georgetown, Guyana and now resides in Brooklyn, New York. Harris began boxing at the age of twelve, and has ...more

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Wayne Braithwaite Wayne Braithwaite is a professional boxer. Nicknamed "Big Truck", Braithwaite looked like an invincible force that would rebuild credibility in the cruiserweight ranks, but the ...more

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Andrew Lewis Andrew Lewis is a professional boxer in the Middleweight division and is the former WBA World Welterweight Champion.

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Randolph Jerome Cleveland City Stars Randolph Jerome is a Guyanese soccer player who currently plays for North East Stars in the TT Pro League.

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Nigel Codrington Caledonia AIA Nigel Codrington is a footballer from Guyana who plays for Camptown Georgetown in the GFF Super League.

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Christopher Barnwell Christopher Barnwell, born 6 January 1987 in Guyana, is a West Indian cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for Guyana. An all-rounder, Barnwell is better known for his clever ...more

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George Learmond George Cyril Learmond was a West Indian cricketer who toured with the both of the first two touring sides to England in 1900 and 1906.

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Andrew Jackman Andrew Fitz Donald Jackman is a former Guyanese cricketer. Jackman was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in Georgetown, Guyana. Jackman made his first-class ...more

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Saheed Mohamed Saheed Mohamed is a Cayman Islands cricketer. A right-handed batsman and off spin bowler, he has played for the Cayman Islands national cricket team since 2004.

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Ryan Crandon Guyana national football team Ryan Crandon is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Milerock.

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Daniel Wilson Guyana national football team Daniel Wilson is a Guyanese Footballer who plays for Guyana National Football Team.

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Jason Clive Lloyd Jason Clive Lloyd is an English footballer who currently plays for the Guyana national football team as a goalkeeper. His father is notable West Indies cricketer Clive Lloyd. In August 2010 it ...more

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Eusi Phillips Guyana Defence Force FC Eusi Phillips is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Guyana Defence Force FC.

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Sheldon Holder Guyana national football team Sheldon Holder is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Pele F.C.

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Gowkaran Roopnarine Gowkaran Roopnarine is a Guyana born American cricketer. A left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, he has played for the United States national cricket team since 2005, including four List A

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Devon Millington Guyana national football team Devon Millington is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Alpha United FC.

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Travis Grant Guyana national football team Travis Grant is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Alpha United FC.

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Kevin Darlington Kevin Godfrey Darlington is a Guyanese-born American cricketer. Darlington is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. Darlington currently represents the United States national ...more

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Imran Jafferally Imran Jafferally is a former Guyanese cricketer who played first-class cricket for Guyana between the 2004/05 and 2006/07 seasons. He was born at Skeldon, East Berbice-Corentyne.

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Lennox Cush Lennox Joseph Cush in Georgetown, Guyana is a West Indies cricketer who played for Guyana in Stanford 2020. However, he has also represented U.S.A. in cricket and has been named in national ...more

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Maurice Fernandes Maurius Pacheco "Maurice" Fernandes, was a West Indian Test cricketer who played first-class cricket for British Guiana between 1922 and 1932. He made two Test appearances for the West ...more

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Mark Harper Mark Anthony Harper is a former cricketer and current head coach of Guyana, a team he represented throughout his playing career. Harper has previously coached the Turks and Caicos Islands ...more

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Leon Johnson Leon Rayon Johnson, is a Guyanese born West Indies cricketer who captained the West Indies in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka.

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Timur Mohamed Timur Mohamed is a former Guyanese cricketer. Mohamed was a left-handed batsman who bowled leg break. He was born in Georgetown, Guyana. Mohamed initially played Youth Test matches and One Day ...more

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Andre Percival Andre Ricardo Percival in Guyana is a Guyanese cricketer. He has played first-class, List A and Twenty20 cricket for Guyana in a career which spanned from 1992 to 2006. He captained the West ...more

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Cohen Griffith Cohen Griffith is a former professional footballer.

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Rupert Gomes Rupert Gomes, born 10 April 1950 in Georgetown, Guyana, is a former cricket player. He played first-class and List A cricket for Guyana up to 1980-81. But then five years later he played for the ...more

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Aftab Shamshudeen Aftabodeen Shamshudeen is a Guyanese-born cricketer who has played one One Day International for Canada.

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Paul Prashad Paul Prashad was a Canadian cricketer, who played his last international game on 17 October 2000. He was a right-handed batsman. His first known game for Canada was on 11 June 1986 against the ...more