Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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List of Olympic athletes born in Philadelphia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Philadelphia Olympians were born in Philadelphia, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples include Kobe Bryant and Tara Lipinski.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Philadelphia?" and "Which Olympians were born in Philadelphia?"

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Anita DeFrantz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Benny McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Benny McLaughlin Died at 84 (1928-2012)

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Bert Schneider is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Bert Schneider Died at 89 (1897-1986)

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Bill Toomey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Bill Toomey age 78

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Charles Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Charles Armstrong Died at 71 (1881-1952)

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Chris Albright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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David Berkoff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
David Berkoff age 50

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David Reid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
David Reid age 43

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Dawn Burrell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Dawn Burrell age 43

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Dawn Staley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Dawn Staley age 46

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Don Lippincott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Don Lippincott Died at 69 (1893-1962)

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Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston Died at 86 (1903-1989)

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Erich Federschmidt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Erich Federschmidt Died at 67 (1895-1962)

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Francis Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Francis Ryan Died at 69 (1908-1977)

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Franz Federschmidt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Geoffrey Mason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Geoffrey Mason Died at 85 (1902-1987)

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Harry Farrell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Harry Farrell Died at 78 (1902-1980)

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Harry Lott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Harry Lott Died at 69 (1880-1949)

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Harry Winkler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Harry Winkler age 72

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Herman Frazier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Irvin Roberson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Irvin Roberson Died at 66 (1935-2001)

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Jack Dunn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Jack Dunn age 21

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James Wallington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
James Wallington Died at 44 (1944-1988)

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Joe Verdeur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Joe Verdeur Died at 65 (1926-1991)

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John B. Kelly, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
John B. Kelly, Jr. Died at 58 (1927-1985)

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John B. Kelly, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
John B. Kelly, Sr. Died at 71 (1889-1960)

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John Deal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
John Deal Died at 78 (1905-1983)

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John Exley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
John Exley Died at 71 (1867-1938)

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John Marzano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
John Marzano Died at 45 (1963-2008)

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Jon Drummond is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Jon Drummond age 48

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Kim Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Kim Gallagher Died at 38 (1964-2002)

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Kobe Bryant age 38

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LaMont Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
LaMont Smith age 43

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Leroy Burrell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Leroy Burrell age 50

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Lloyd Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Lloyd Jones Died at 87 (1884-1971)

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Meldrick Taylor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Meredith Colkett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Meredith Colkett Died at 69 (1878-1947)

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Miguel Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Mike Bantom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Mike Bantom age 65

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Mike Koplove is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Mike Koplove age 40

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Mike Powell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Mike Powell age 53

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Mohini Bhardwaj is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Paul Costello is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Paul Costello Died at 92 (1894-1986)

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Raymond Hornberger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Raymond Hornberger Died at 78 (1898-1976)

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Rob Denton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Rob Denton Died at 90 (1907-1997)

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Robert Perew is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Robert Perew Died at 76 (1923-1999)

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Rodney White is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Rodney White age 36

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Sam Dalrymple is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Stephen Rerych is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia

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Tara Lipinski is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Philadelphia
Tara Lipinski age 34