List of Olympic athletes born in South Carolina, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from South 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 South Carolina who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular South Carolina Olympians were born in South Carolina, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This is a list that includes athletes like Kevin Garnett and Joe Frazier.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from South Carolina?" and "Which Olympians were born in South Carolina?"