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

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Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie is a Bahamian sprint athlete of Jamaican descent who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres. In 1995, she was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding ...more

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Mark Knowles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Mark Knowles is a former tennis player from the Bahamas, specialising in doubles tennis. He has won a number of Grand Slam tournaments, most notably partnering with Daniel Nestor. At various ...more

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Tonique Williams-Darling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Tonique Williams-Darling is a Bahamian sprint athlete. She won the gold medal in the 400 meters at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

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Chandra Sturrup is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Chandra Sturrup is a Bahamian track and field sprint athlete.

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Christine Amertil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Christine Amertil is a Bahamian athlete competing mainly in the 400 metres. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University.

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Pauline Davis-Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Pauline Davis-Thompson is a former Bahamian sprinter of Jamaican descent. She competed at five Olympics, a rarity for a track and field athlete. She won her first medal at her fourth Olympics ...more

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Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three for acting and one for producing. He was named the "Sexiest Man Alive" by ...more

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Sheniqua Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Sheniqua Ferguson is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She was born in Nassau. Her personal best times are 11.07 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in April 21, ...more

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Leevan Sands is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Leevan Sands is a Bahamian triple jumper. His personal best jump is 17.59 metres, achieved in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This is the current Bahamian record. He went to High School at ...more

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Laverne Eve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Laverne Eve is a female track and field athlete from the Bahamas, who competes in the javelin throw. Her personal best throw is 63.73 metres, achieved in April 2000 in Nashville. In her early ...more

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Derrick Atkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Derrick Atkins is a Jamaican born Bahamian sprinter. Atkins specializes in the 100 metres event and also holds the national record, with a time of 9.91 seconds. He is the second cousin of former ...more

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Donald Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Donald Thomas is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas.

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Savatheda Fynes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Savatheda Fynes is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Bahamas. She is an Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter relay race. Some sources spell her first name ...more

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Eldece Clarke-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Eldece Clarke-Lewis is a Bahamian sprints athlete. She was a part of the Bahamian team that won the silver medal in the 1996 Olympics 4 x 100 metres relay.

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Cameron Hepple is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
SK Tirana Cameron Robert Hepple is a Bahamian footballer who is currently a unattached

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Christopher "Chris" Brown, also known as "Fireman", is a Bahamian track and field athlete from the Bahamian island of Eleuthera, who mainly competes in the 400 m. In addition ...more

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Shandria Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Shandria Brown is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres. Her personal best time is 23.27 seconds, achieved in May 2003 in Edwardsville, Illinois. She finished fourth in 4 x 100 ...more

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Tamicka Clarke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Tamicka Clarke is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best time is 11.26 seconds, achieved in June 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia. She finished fourth in 4 x 100 metres ...more

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Happy Hall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Happy Hall Dayton Dutch Lions Happy McNair Hall is a Bahamian international footballer who plays professionally for Dayton Dutch Lions in the USL Professional Division, as a defender.

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Andrae Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Andrae Williams is a Bahamian sprint athlete mainly competing in the 400m.

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Demont Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Bahamas national football team Demont Mitchell is an association football player from The Bahamas who most recently played for the Hofstra University men's soccer team. He has dual American-Bahamian citizenship.

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Dana Veth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Bahamas national football team Dana Matthew Veth is a former Bahamian footballer, who currently works as an Financial Counselor at Spring Hill College.

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Andretti Bain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Andretti Bain is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau. Bain finished fifth in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2004 World Indoor Championships, together with ...more

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Michael Bethel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Michael Bethel Bahamas national football team Mike Bethel is an association football player from The Bahamas who plays for the University of Tampa men's soccer team.

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Avard Moncur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Avard Moncur is a Bahamian track and field athlete competing in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau.

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Shemord Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Shemord Thompson Bahamas national football team Shemord Thompson is an association football player from the Bahamas who currently plays for the Rogers State University men's soccer team.

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Dennis Darling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Dennis Darling is a Bahamian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres. He is currently track and field Assistant Coach at Texas Christian University. Darling competed in 400 metres at the 1997 ...more

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Troy Kemp is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Troy Kemp is a former high jumper from Bahamas who won the gold medal at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics. Having jumped 2.38m in Nice 1995, Kemp is a co-holder of the Commonwealth

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Frank Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Frank Rutherford Frank Garfield Rutherford, Jr. MBE is a retired triple jumper from the Bahamas. He competed in three Olympic Games, and won a bronze medal in 1992, becoming the first Bahamian Track and Field ...more

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Magnum Rolle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Magnum Rolle is a Bahamian professional basketball player. Born in Freeport, Bahamas, Rolle did not play basketball until his freshman year of high school and was taught by his coach at St. ...more

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Raynaldo Sturrup is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Raynaldo Sturrup Bahamas national football team Raynaldo Sturrup is a Bahamian international footballer who plays college soccer for Thomas University, as a goalkeeper.

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Timothy Munnings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Timothy Alexander "Tim" Munnings is a Bahamian athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres. At the 2000 Summer Olympics he ran in the heats for the Bahamian team who eventually won ...more

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Whitcliff Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Whitcliff Atkinson Whitcliff Nathaniel Atkinson is a Bahamian cricketer. Atkinson is a right-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium pace and plays primarily as a wicketkeeper. Atkinson currently represents the ...more

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Mario Ford is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Mario Ford Mario Locksley Ford is a former Bahamian cricketer. Ford is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace and has represented the Bahamas national cricket team in 24 matches. Ford made ...more

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Jonathan Barry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Jonathan Barry Jonathan Renaldo Barry is a Bahamian cricketer. Barry is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace and currently represents the Bahamas national cricket team. Barry made his ...more

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Jackie Edwards is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Jackie Edwards Jacqueline Lois Elizabeth Edwards is a Bahamian long jumper, who was born in Jamaica.

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Abali Hoilett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Abali Hoilett Abali Hoilett is a Bahamian born Caymanian cricketer. Hoilett is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. Hoilett made a single first-class appearance for the Cayman Islands against ...more

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Andrew Ford is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Andrew Robert Ford is a former Bahamian cricketer. Ford is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He represented the Bahamas national cricket team in 20 matches. Ford made his ...more

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Dominic Demeritte is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Dominic Demeritte Dominic Demeritte is a track and field sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres.

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Tureano Johnson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Tureano Johnson Taureano Dexter Johnson is an amateur boxer from the Bahamas who qualified for the 2008 Olympics.

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Garcha Blair is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Garcha Blair Garcha Orlando Blair is a Bahamian cricketer. Blair is a right-handed batsman who bowls left-arm fast-medium and who represents the Bahamas national cricket team. Blair made his debut for the ...more

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Dwayne Whylly is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Dwayne Whylly is an association football goalkeeper from The Bahamas who currently plays for Witney United.

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Kyle Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Kyle Williams is an association football player from The Bahamas who currently plays for the University of Tampa men's soccer team.

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Venris Bennett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Venris Bennett Venris Kahni Bennett is a former Bahamian cricketer. Bennett is a right-handed batsman who was a right-arm bowler, although his style is unknown. Bennett represented the Bahamas national cricket ...more

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Gary Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Gary Armstrong Garfield 'Gary' McCline Armstrong is a former Bahamian cricketer. Armstrong is a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Armstrong had represented the Bahamas national cricket ...more

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Llewellyn Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Llewellyn Armstrong Llewellyn Ivan Armstrong is a former Bahamian cricketer. Armstrong is a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm slow-medium. Armstrong had represented the Bahamas national cricket team and ...more

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Oneil Levy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Oneil Levy Oneil Nester Levy is a former Bahamian cricketer. Levy is a right-handed batsman who was a right-arm bowler, although his style is unknown. Levy represented the Bahamas national cricket team in ...more

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Troy McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Troy McIntosh Troy McIntosh is a male sprinter from The Bahamas. He represented his nation at the Summer Olympics in 1996 and 2000. He had his greatest achievements with the Bahamian 4×400 metres relay ...more

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Ian Thompson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Ian Thompson Ian Thompson was a Bahamian high jumper.

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Aaron Cleare is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from The Bahamas
Aaron Cleare is a Bahamian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres. He was a member of the Bahamian 4 x 400 metres relay team that finished 6th in the 2004 Olympics. He went to college at ...more