Athletes Famous Athletes from Mauritius

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

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

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

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Alfred Cochrane Alfred Henry John Cochrane was an English cricketer who played first class cricket for Derbyshire between 1884 and 1886, and for Oxford University between 1885 and 1888. He subsequently made his ...more

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Jean-Paul de Marigny is a football coach. He was previously the assistant coach of Newcastle United Jets in the A-League, and he also represented Australia as a player. Jean-Paul is currently ...more

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Kris Doorga

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Stéphan Buckland is a retired Mauritian track and field athlete who competed in the 100 and 200 metres.

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Jacques-Désiré Périatambée Chamois Niortais FC Jacques-Désiré Périatambée is a Mauritian footballer who plays as a midfielder. He has also represented Mauritius internationally with Mauritius. His previous clubs ...more

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Éric Milazar is a Mauritian athlete competing in the 200 metres and 400 metres. He was born in Rodrigues and currently resides in Coromandel, Mauritius. He is the national record holder ...more

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Jonathan Chimier Jonathan Chimier is a Mauritian long jumper who won the 2004 African Championships in Athletics. His personal best jump is 8.28 metres, achieved in August 2004 in Athens. This is the Mauritian ...more

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Arnaud Casquette is a Mauritian long jumper. He finished seventh at the 2002 Commonwealth Games and fifth at the 2006 African Championships. He won the silver medal at the 2007 All-Africa Games. ...more

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Henri Speville Henri Speville is a Mauritian football defender currently playing for Pamplemousses SC. He was also a member of the Mauritius national football team from 1996–2007, earning 39 caps.

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Nicholas Doro Nicholas Doro is a Mauritian football player who currently plays for AS Rivière du Rempart as a goalkeeper. He has also represented Mauritius internationally with the national team.

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Jean Gilbert Bayaram Jean Gilbert Bayaram is a Mauritian football player who currently plays for Pamplemousses SC in the Mauritian Premier League and for the Mauritius national football team as a midfielder. He is ...more

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Fernando Augustin Fernando Augustin, full name Jean Fernando Augustin is a Mauritian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. In 2002 he finished fifth at the 2002 African Championships, and was selected to ...more

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Ned Charles Ned Charles is a Mauritian former football striker. He has represented his country 9 times, scoring once. Charles spent most of his career in Belgium, after Cercle Brugge had discovered him. ...more

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Edward Leigh Edward Buchanan Leigh was an English cricketer. Leigh was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Vacoas, British Mauritius. Leigh played Minor Counties ...more

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Jean-Kersley Gardenne is a retired Mauritian pole vaulter. His personal best jump is 5.50 metres, achieved in June 1996 in Dreux. This is the Mauritian record. He did however have a better ...more

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Khemraj Naiko Khemraj Naiko is a retired Mauritian high jumper. His personal best jump is 2.28 metres, achieved at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. This is the Mauritian record.