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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.