Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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List of Olympic athletes born in North Carolina, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from North Carolina have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from North Carolina who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular North Carolina Olympians were born in North Carolina, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List is made up of athletes like Chris Paul and Sugar Ray Leonard.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from North Carolina?" and "Which Olympians were born in North Carolina?"
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    Bershawn Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Bershawn Jackson United States of America

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    Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Bobby Jones

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    Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Chris Paul United States of America

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    Dremiel Byers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Dremiel Byers United States of America

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    Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Floyd Patterson

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    Joey Cheek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Joey Cheek

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    Kim Graham

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    Ricky Berens is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Ricky Berens

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    Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Sugar Ray Leonard

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    Tommy Burleson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Tommy Burleson

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    Travis Padgett

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    Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Walt Bellamy

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    Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

    Walter Davis

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