Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone

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

Everyone from Umaru Rahman to Idrissa Sesay is included on this list.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Sierra Leone in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Michael Mensah
    Syrianska FC
    • Birthplace: Ghana
    • Nationality: Sierra Leone, Ghana, Gambia
    Michael Mensah (born July 5, 1981) is a Ghanaian football striker.
  • Eunice Barber (born November 17, 1974 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) is a Sierra Leonean athlete competing in heptathlon and long jump. Barber initially competed for Sierra Leone and then for France from ...more
  • Sahr Senesie

    Sahr Senesie

    Borussia Dortmund
    • Birthplace: Koidutown-Sefadu, Sierra Leone
    • Nationality: Sierra Leone, Germany
    • Position: Winger, Forward
    Sahr Senesie (born June 20, 1985) is a German former professional footballer of Sierra Leonean descent. He is the half-brother of Chelsea player Antonio Rüdiger.
    • Birthplace: Western Area Urban District, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    • Nationality: Sierra Leone
    • Position: Midfielder
    Alhassan "Al" Bangura (born 24 January 1988) is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a midfielder for National League North side Nuneaton Town. Bangura played for the Sierra Leone national team ...more
  • Albert Jarrett
    Barnet F.C.
    • Birthplace: Western Area Urban District, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    • Nationality: Sierra Leone, England
    • Position: Midfielder
    Albert Ojumiri Jarrett (born 23 October 1984 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) is a Sierra Leonean footballer who last played for Dulwich Hamlet and has represented the Sierra Leone national football team.
  • Christopher Gerald Bart-Williams (born 16 June 1974) is an English former footballer. His position was defence or midfield. Born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Bart-Williams grew up in North London and ...more