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Famous Athletes from The Bahamas

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of The Bahamas in order to get more information about each one.
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    Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (born 16 January 1976) is a former Bahamian sprint athlete who specialised in the 100 and 200 metres. Ferguson-Mckenzie participated in five Olympics. Ferguson-McKenzie is...  more
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    Mark Knowles (born 4 September 1971) is a professional tennis coach and former professional tennis player from the Bahamas, former number 1 in world specialising in doubles tennis. He won all of the...  more
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    Tonique Williams-Darling (born January 17, 1976 in Nassau, Bahamas) is a Bahamian sprint athlete. She won the gold medal in the 400 meters at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. She graduated...  more
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    Chandra Sturrup (born September 12, 1971) is a Bahamian track and field sprint athlete....  more
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    Christine Amertil (born 18 August 1979 in Nassau, New Providence) is a Bahamian athlete competing mainly in the 400 metres. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University....  more
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    Pauline Elaine Davis-Thompson (born 9 July 1966) is a former Bahamian sprinter. 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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    Sheniqua Ferguson (born 24 November 1989) is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She was born in Nassau. She was part of the Bahamian team that won silver in the women's 4...  more
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    Leevan Sands (born August 16, 1981 Nassau) 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 and won...  more
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    Laverne Eve (born 16 June 1965 in Nassau) is a female track and field athlete from the Bahamas, who competes in the javelin throw. Her personal best throw (new javelin) is 63.73 metres, achieved in...  more
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    Derrick Atkins (born 5 January 1984) 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...  more
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    Donald Thomas (born 1 July 1984) is a Bahamian high jumper from Freeport, Bahamas....  more
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    Savatheda Fynes (born October 17, 1974) 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...  more
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    Eldece Clarke-Lewis (born 13 January 1965) 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....  more
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    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    NationalityThe Bahamas

    PositionMidfielder

    Cameron Robert Hepple (born 19 May 1988) is a Bahamian footballer who plays for Lyford Cay....  more
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    Christopher "Chris" Brown (born 15 October 1978), 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 (born 7 July 1983) 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...  more
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    Tamicka Clarke (born 9 November 1980) 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...  more
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    Happy Hall

    Dayton Dutch Lions

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    NationalityThe Bahamas

    PositionDefender

    Happy McNair Hall (born October 15, 1987) is a Bahamian international footballer who plays for local side Lyford Cay as a defender....  more
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    Andrae Williams (born 12 July 1983 in Freeport, Bahamas) is a Bahamian sprint athlete mainly competing in the 400m....  more
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    Demont Mitchell

    Bahamas national football team

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    NationalityThe Bahamas

    PositionForward

    Demont Mitchell (born 24 October 1988) is a retired association football player from The Bahamas who had his career cut short by injuries suffered in a car accident. He has dual American-Bahamian...  more
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    Dana Veth

    Bahamas national football team

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    NationalityThe Bahamas

    PositionDefender

    Dana Matthew Veth (born 1 September 1987 in Nassau) is a former Bahamian footballer....  more
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    Andretti Bain (born 1 December 1985) 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...  more
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    Michael Bethel

    Bahamas national football team

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    NationalityThe Bahamas

    PositionDefender

    Mike Bethel (born 21 April 1990) is a football player from The Bahamas who plays for local side Lyford Cay....  more
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    Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978) is a Bahamian track and field athlete competing in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau....  more