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Famous Athletes from Guyana

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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 Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) 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 ...more
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Shivnarine Chanderpaul (born 16 August 1974) is a Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent and former West Indian international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team. Considered as ...more
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Clairmonte Christopher Lewis (born 14 February 1968) is an English former cricketer, who played for Nottinghamshire, Surrey and Leicestershire in the 1990s. He played in 32 Test matches and 53 ...more
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Narsingh Deonarine (born 16 August 1983) is a West Indian Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent.
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Carl Llewellyn Hooper (born 15 December 1966) is a former West Indian cricket player and a former captain of Tests and ODIs. He was a right-handed batsman and off-spin bowler, who came to ...more
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Sewnarine Chattergoon (born 3 April 1981) is a Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent (most probably Bengali origin) who made his début for the West Indies against Zimbabwe on their 2006
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Steve J Massiah (born 21 June 1979) 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 ...more
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Sunil Dhaniram
Sunil Dhaniram (born 17 October 1968) is a former Canadian cricketer and a former captain, who played ODIs and T20Is. He formerly played for Guyana from 1993 to 1995. He made his Canadian debut ...more
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Devendra Bishoo (born 6 November 1985) is a Guyanese cricketer, who plays all formats of the game for West Indies. He is a leg-spinner who made his international debut for the West Indies in the ...more
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Alexander "Alex" Bunbury (born 18 June 1967) is a Canadian retired soccer player who played as a striker. He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional ...more
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Travis Dowlin
Travis Montague Dowlin (born 24 February 1977) 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 ...more
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Abdool Mudassar Samad (born May 3, 1979) 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 ...more
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Danny Ramnarais
Kacamchand "Danny" Ramnarais (born 20 June 1964 in Guyana) was a Guyanese and Canadian cricket player. He played three first-class matches in the mid-1980s, and later played for the ...more
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Derick Etwaroo
Derick Etwaroo (born 6 January 1964 in Guyana) 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, ...more
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Rupert Roopnaraine (born 31 January 1943) is a Guyanese cricketer, writer, and politician.
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Richard Reynolds Guyana national football team
Richard Reynolds is a Guyana footballer who currently plays for SV Nishan 42 in the SVB Hoofdklasse and the Guyana national team.
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Aliann Tabitha Omalara Pompey (born 9 March 1978) is a Guyanese sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. She has represented Guyana at the Summer Olympics on four separate occasions (2000, ...more
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Rawle Marshall
Rawle Junior Kalomo Marshall (born February 20, 1982) is a Guyanese-American professional basketball player who last played for Shahrdari Gorgan of the Iranian Super League.
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Shawn Beveney Caledonia AIA
Shawn Beveney (born 27 March 1982) is a Guyanese footballer who plays for Haringey Borough F.C..
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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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Ivan Vivian Harris (born June 17, 1978) is a Guyanese professional boxer who held the WBA super lightweight title from 2002 to 2005.
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Wayne Braithwaite
Wayne Braithwaite (born August 9, 1975) is a Guyanese former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2012, and held the WBC cruiserweight title from 2002 to 2005.
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Andrew Lewis
Andrew Lewis (December 14, 1970 – May 4, 2015) was a Guyanese professional boxer in the Middleweight division and the WBA World Welterweight Champion. He also competed in the men's welterweight ...more
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Randolph Jerome Cleveland City Stars
Randolph Jerome (born February 2, 1978) is a Guyanese soccer player who currently plays for North East Stars in the TT Pro League.