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Famous Athletes from Haiti

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

Everyone from Peguero Jean Philippe to Jean Monuma Constant is included on this list.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Haiti in order to get more information about each one.
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Samuel Dalembert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Houston Rockets

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Canada, Haiti

Position: Center

Samuel Davis Dalembert (born May 10, 1981) is a former Haitian-Canadian professional basketball player who last played for the Shanxi Zhongyu of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He ...more

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Andre Berto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Nationality: Haiti, United States of America

Andre Michael Berto (born September 7, 1983) is a professional boxer who holds dual American and Haitian citizenship. He is a two-time former welterweight world champion, having held the WBC and ...more
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Vladimir Ducasse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
New York Jets

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Tackle, Offensive Lineman

Vladimir Ducasse (French pronunciation: ​[vladimiʁ dykas]; born October 15, 1987) is a Haitian-born American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New ...more
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Junior Galette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
New Orleans Saints

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti, United States of America

Position: Defensive end

Junior Jovais Galette (born March 27, 1988) is a Haitian-American outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2010, ...more
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Leonel Saint-Preux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Leonel Saint-Preux Victory FC

Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward

Leonel Saint-Preux (born March 12, 1985, in La Romana) is a Dominican Republican footballer who plays as a forward for Abahani Limited (Chittagong) in the Bangladesh League.
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Jean Alexandre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Jean Alexandre Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Verrettes, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward, Midfielder

Jean-Marc Alexandre (born 24 August 1986) is a Haitian international footballer who plays for Hang Yuen in the Taiwan Football Premier League, as a midfielder.
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Gosder Cherilus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Detroit Lions

Birthplace: Haiti

Nationality: Haiti, United States of America

Position: Tackle

Gosder Cherilus (; born June 28, 1984) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boston College, and was drafted by the ...more
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Jeff Louis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Jeff Louis Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Midfielder

Jeff Louis is a Haitian international footballer who plays professionally for Belgian club Standard Liège, as a midfielder.
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Kénold Versailles... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Kénold Versailles Rochester Raging Rhinos

Birthplace: Carrefour, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Midfielder

Kénold Versailles (born March 24, 1984 in Carrefour) is a Haitian footballer who, from 2011–2012, played for Rochester Rhinos in the USL Professional Division.
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Joachim Alcine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti

Birthplace: Gonaïves, Haiti

Nationality: Canada, Haiti

Joachim Alcine (born March 26, 1976 in Gonaïves, Haiti) is a Haitian-Canadian professional boxer fighting out of Montreal, Quebec, where he now resides. He is a former WBA light ...more
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Kervens Belfort is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Kervens Belfort Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Petit-Goâve, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward

Kervens Fils Belfort is a Haitian international footballer who plays for French club Fréjus Saint-Raphaël, as a striker.
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Gabard Féné... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Gabard Fénélon Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Port-de-Paix, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Goalkeeper

Gabard Fénélon (born 3 June 1981) is a Haitian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Canadian club CS Mont-Royal Outremont.
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James Marcelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
James Marcelin Portland Timbers

Birthplace: Saint-Marc, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Midfielder

James Marcelin (born 13 June 1986) is a Haitian professional footballer who plays for Canadian club FC Edmonton.
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Alexandre Boucicaut is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward, Midfielder

Alexandre Boucicaut (born November 18, 1981) is a Haitian football (soccer) player.
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Jean Sony Alcenat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Jean Sony Alcenat Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Midfielder

Jean Sony Alcénat (born 23 January 1986 in Port-au-Prince), nicknamed Tiga, is a Haitian professional footballer who plays for Latvian club FK Ventspils as a right back.
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Judelin Aveska is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Judelin Aveska Club Atlético River Plate

Birthplace: Port-Margot, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Defender

Judelin Aveska (born October 21, 1987 in Port-Margot) is a Haitian football defender, who most recently played for Clan Juvenil. He made his debut for Haiti's national team in FIFA WC 2010 Prel. ...more
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Silvio Cator is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Silvio Cator

Birthplace: Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Sylvio or Silvio Paul Cator (October 9, 1900 – July 21, 1952) was a Haitian athlete most successful in the long jump. Born in Cavaillon, Haiti, Cator was a footballer who played for the Trivoli ...more
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Ricardo Pierre-Louis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Ricardo Pierre-Louis Haiti national football team

Birthplace: Léogâne, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward

Ricardo Pierre-Louis (born November 2, 1984 in Léogane) is a Haitian soccer player, currently without a club.
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Jean-Jacques Pierre is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Jean-Jacques Pierre Panionios NFC

Birthplace: Léogâne, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Defender

Jean-Jacques Pierre (born 23 January 1981) is a Haitian professional footballer. He plays for French club US Granville as a centre back.
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Lesly Fellinga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Toronto FC

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Netherlands, Haiti

Position: Defender

Lesly Fellinga (born September 29, 1985 in Port-au-Prince) is a Haitian retired football player, who played at left defense position.
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Jean Pascal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Canada, Haiti

Jean-Thenistor Pascal (born October 28, 1982) is a Haitian Canadian professional boxer. He has held the WBA interim light-heavyweight title since August 2019, previously held the WBC, IBO, The ...more
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Peguero Jean Philippe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Peguero Jean Philippe Brøndby IF

Birthplace: Port-de-Paix, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Forward

Peguero Jean Philippe (born 29 September 1981), also known as Jean Philippe Peguero and by the nicknames "JPP" and "Pedro", is a Haitian professional footballer who is ...more
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Olden Polynice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Center

Olden Polynice (born November 21, 1964) is a Haitian former professional basketball player. He played center for the Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, ...more
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Peterson Joseph is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Sporting Kansas City

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Nationality: Haiti

Position: Midfielder

Joseph Peterson may refer to: Joseph Peterson (psychologist) (1878–1935) Joseph G. Peterson (born 1965), American novelist and poet Joseph R. Peterson (1904–1967), American lawyer and politician ...more
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Romain Genevois is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Haiti
Romain Genevois

Birthplace: L'Estère, Haiti

Nationality: France, Haiti

Position: Defender

Romain Genevois (born 28 October 1987) is a Haitian professional footballer who most recently played as a defender for Stade Malherbe Caen of the Ligue 1 in France.