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List of the best skeleton Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous skeleton event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic skeleton Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest skeleton Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best skeleton athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

Examples of athletes on this list: Noelle Pikus-Pace, Alexander Tretiakov and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic skeleton athletes?" and "Who is the best skeleton competitor of all time?"

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Katie Uhlaender is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Martins Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Tomass Dukurs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Tomass Dukurs age 35

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Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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John Daly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
John Daly Died at 89 (1880-1969)

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Jeff Pain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Jeff Pain age 46

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Jon Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Michelle Kelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Matthias Guggenberger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Zach Lund is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Zach Lund age 38

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Maurizio Oioli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Michelle Steele is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Shelley Rudman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Anja Huber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anja Huber age 33

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John Farrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
John Farrow age 35

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Maya Pedersen-Bieri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Paul Boehm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Paul Boehm age 42

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Eiko Nakayama is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Eiko Nakayama age 46

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Desiree Bjerke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Grégory Saint-Géniès is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Anze Setina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anze Setina age 30

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Frank Rommel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Frank Rommel age 32

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Anthony Deane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Anthony Deane age 32

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Ben Sandford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Ben Sandford age 38

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Sebastian Haupt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Ander Mirambell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Gregor Stähli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Kevin Ellis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Kevin Ellis age 43

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Sergey Chudinov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Adam Pengilly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Adam Pengilly age 39

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Masaru Inada is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Masaru Inada age 38

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Amy Gough is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Amy Gough age 39

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Kristan Bromley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Melissa Hoar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Melissa Hoar age 34

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Emma Lincoln-Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Costanza Zanoletti is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Mellisa Hollingsworth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Patrick Singleton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Ian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Ian Roberts age 58

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William Hirigoyen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
William Hirigoyen Died at 64 (1898-1962)

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Kazuhiro Koshi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Maria Marinela Mazilu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Nikolai Nimac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Nikolai Nimac age 35

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Tionette Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Svetlana Trunova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Alexander Tretiakov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Markus Penz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Markus Penz age 41

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Louise Corcoran is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton

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Eric Bernotas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton
Eric Bernotas age 45

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Noelle Pikus-Pace is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Skeleton