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The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America 

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from United States of America, with photos when available. These are the best United States of America Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. United States of America athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which United States of America Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from United States of America is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

A list made up of athletes like Dwight Howard and Lamar Odom.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best United States of America Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from United States of America?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite United States of America Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on United States of America.
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Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's 100m butterfly, Men's 400m individual medley, Men's 4x100m medley relay

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1985-06-30

Place Of Birth: Baltimore, United States of America, Maryland

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre butterfly, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre individual medley, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 100 metre medley relay, Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay, + more

Weight: 91.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal

Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American retired competitive swimmer and the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also ...more

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Jesse Owens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's Long jump, Men's Athletics, 200m

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1913-09-12

Place Of Birth: Oakville, Alabama

Olympic Sport: Track and field athletics

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump, Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres, Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 4x100 metre relay, Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metres

Olympic Medalist Games: 1936 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1936 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete and four-time gold medalist in the 1936 Olympic Games. Owens specialized in ...more

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Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's Decathlon, Men's Pentathlon

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1888-05-28

Place Of Birth: Prague, Oklahoma, Lincoln County, United States of America, United States, + more

Olympic Sport: Modern pentathlon

Nationality: United States of America, France

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's decathlon, Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's pentathlon

Weight: 91.6256648

Olympic Medalist Games: 1912 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1912 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

James Francis Thorpe (May 22 or 28, 1887 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe became the first Native American to win a ...more

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Lindsey Vonn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Downhill, Women's Super-G

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1984-10-18

Place Of Birth: Saint Paul, United States of America, Minnesota, Ramsey County

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill, Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Women's Super-G

Olympic Medalist Games: 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2002 Winter Olympics, 2006 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal

Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow ; born October 18, 1984) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team. She won four World Cup overall championships—one of only ...more

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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Gymnastics, team competition, Women's Floor exercises

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1992-01-19

Place Of Birth: West Des Moines, United States of America, Iowa, Dallas County, Polk County, + more

Olympic Sport: Artistic gymnastics

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's artistic team all-around, Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's Floor, Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's Balance Beam, Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's artistic individual all-around

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Gold medal

Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, 1992) is an American former artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver ...more

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1956-12-07

Place Of Birth: West Baden Springs, United States of America, Indiana, Orange County, French Lick Township

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medalist Games: 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1992 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player, former coach, and former executive who most recently served as President of Basketball Operations for ...more

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Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Tennis, doubles

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1981-09-26

Place Of Birth: Saginaw, United States of America, Michigan, Saginaw County

Olympic Sport: Tennis

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's Doubles

Weight: 70.3

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight ...more

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Apolo Ohno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's 1000m, Men's 5000m Relay, Men's 500m

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1982-05-22

Place Of Birth: Federal Way, Washington, King County, United States of America, United States, + more

Olympic Sport: Short track speed skating

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay, Short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 1000 metres, Short track speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metre relay, Short Track Speed Skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's 1000m, Short Track Speed Skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's 500m, + more

Weight: 61.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2006 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics, 2002 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics, 2002 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Gold medal, Silver medal

Apolo Anton Ohno (; born May 22, 1982) is an American retired short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics. Ohno is ...more
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Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's 200m butterfly, Men's 4x100m freestyle relay, Men's 100m freestyle

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1950-02-10

Place Of Birth: Modesto, United States of America, California, Stanislaus County

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre butterfly, Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay, Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre butterfly, + more

Olympic Medalist Games: 1972 Summer Olympics, 1968 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1968 Summer Olympics, 1972 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Bronze medal, Silver medal

Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American former competitive swimmer and nine-time Olympic champion. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, all in world ...more

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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's Halfpipe

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1986-09-03

Place Of Birth: Carlsbad, United States of America, California, San Diego County

Olympic Sport: Snowboarding

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Snowboarding at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's halfpipe, Snowboarding at the 2006 Winter Olympics - Men's Halfpipe

Weight: 63.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2010 Winter Olympics, 2006 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder and musician. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games ...more

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1978-08-23

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia, United States of America, Pennsylvania

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men

Weight: 93.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Kobe Bean Bryant (August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the ...more

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Greg Louganis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's 10 metre platform, Men's 3 metre springboard

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1960-01-29

Place Of Birth: El Cajon, United States of America, California, San Diego County

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform, Diving at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard, Diving at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform, Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard, Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform

Olympic Medalist Games: 1988 Summer Olympics, 1976 Summer Olympics, 1984 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1984 Summer Olympics, 1976 Summer Olympics, 1988 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal, Silver medal

Gregory Efthimios Louganis (;born January 29, 1960) is an American Olympic diver, LGBT activist, and author who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, on both the springboard and ...more

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Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight 90-100kg

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1968-12-09

Place Of Birth: Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, United States of America

Olympic Sport: Freestyle wrestling

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Heavyweight

Weight: 105.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Peggy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Singles

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1948-07-27

Place Of Birth: San Jose, United States of America, Northern California, California, Santa Clara County, + more

Olympic Sport: Figure skating

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Figure skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

Olympic Medalist Games: 1968 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1968 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Peggy Gale Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American former figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies' singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a ...more

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Jennie Finch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1980-09-03

Place Of Birth: La Mirada, United States of America, California, Los Angeles County

Olympic Sport: Softball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Jennie Lynn Finch (born September 3, 1980) is an American, former collegiate All-American and medal winning Olympian, retired 2-time pro All-Star, right-handed hitting softball pitcher and first ...more

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Dorothy Hamill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Singles

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1956-07-26

Place Of Birth: Chicago, United States of America, Illinois, Chicagoland

Olympic Sport: Figure skating

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Figure skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

Olympic Medalist Games: 1976 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1976 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Dorothy Stuart Hamill (born July 26, 1956) is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion and 1976 World champion in ladies' singles.

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Amanda Beard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's 200m breaststroke, Women's 200m individual medley, Women's 100m breaststroke

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1981-10-29

Place Of Birth: Newport Beach, United States of America, California, Orange County

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre Individual Medley, Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metre breaststroke, Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre breaststroke

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Gold medal, Bronze medal

Amanda Ray Beard (born October 29, 1981), also known by her married name Amanda Brown, is an American swimmer and a seven-time Olympic medalist (two gold, four silver, one bronze). She is a ...more

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Dara Torres is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's 4x200m freestyle relay, Women's 4x100m freestyle relay, Women's 50m freestyle

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1967-04-15

Place Of Birth: Jupiter, United States of America, Florida, Palm Beach County

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay, Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay, Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 50 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre freestyle, Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre butterfly, + more

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1992 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics, 1988 Summer Olympics, 1984 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Bronze medal, Gold medal

Dara Grace Torres (born April 15, 1967) is an American former competitive swimmer, who is a 12-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder in three events. Torres is the first swimmer ...more

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Hope Solo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1981-07-30

Place Of Birth: Richland, Washington, Benton County, United States of America, United States, + more

Olympic Sport: Football

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Hope Amelia Solo (born July 30, 1981) is an American former soccer goalkeeper. She was a goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team from 2000 to 2016, and is a World Cup ...more

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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1972-03-06

Place Of Birth: Newark, United States of America, New Jersey, Essex County

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Men's Basketball, 1996 Summer Olympics

Weight: 147.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Shaquille Rashaun "Shaq" O'Neal ( shə-KEEL; SHAK; born March 6, 1972) is a retired professional American basketball player who is a sports analyst on the television program Inside the ...more

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1982-01-17

Place Of Birth: Chicago, United States of America, Illinois, Chicagoland

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Weight: 99.8

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal

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Bode Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Bode Miller Men's Super-G, Men's Combined, Men's Downhill

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1977-10-12

Place Of Birth: Easton, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, United States of America

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Alpine skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Men's giant slalom, Alpine Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics - Men's Super Combined, Alpine skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Men's combined, Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill, Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's Super-G, + more

Weight: 92.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2002 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics, 2002 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal, Bronze medal, Gold medal

Samuel Bode Miller (; born October 12, 1977) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer. He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in ...more

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Venus Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Women's Tennis, singles, Women's Tennis

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1980-06-17

Place Of Birth: Lynwood, United States of America, California, Los Angeles County

Olympic Sport: Tennis

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's Singles, Tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's Doubles

Weight: 82.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 52 in the WTA singles rankings. She is generally credited with ...more

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Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1975-07-20

Place Of Birth: Merced, United States of America, California, Merced County, Central California

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men

Weight: 93.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Walter Ray Allen Jr. (born July 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the ...more

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Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from United States Of America
Men's basketball

Olympic Country: United States of America

Date Of Birth: 1977-01-26

Place Of Birth: Daytona Beach, United States of America, Florida, Volusia County

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Nationality: United States of America

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men

Weight: 100.0

Olympic Medalist Games: 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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