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