Athletes The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling  

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Who's the best curling player that's ever competed in the Olympics? Decide here! The famous Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed for gold medals in curling. Almost every one of these curling players has taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. But only one curler can be crowned the best, so be sure to vote up the best curling athletes here! 

Curling has been a long standing staple of the Olympic games. The game is played on ice. Players push polished granite stones across the arena, striving to score by getting the stones to strategic locations. The game takes agility, strength, and strategy to win. Both US and international athletes have excelled in the sport over the years. 

Who are the greatest Olympic curling athletes in history? Browse this list and vote up the most talented curlers below. 

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Kevin Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Kevin Martin age 52 Kevin Martin, nicknamed "The Old Bear" and "K-Mart", is a retired Canadian curler from Edmonton. He is considered by many commentators and former and current curlers to be ...more

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Jennifer Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Sebastian Alonso Mesones Florian added Jennifer Jones age 44 Jennifer Judith Jones is a Canadian curler. She won an Olympic gold medal as skip of the Canadian team at the 2014 Sochi Games. She is the first female skip to go through the Games undefeated. ...more

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Marc Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Marc Kennedy age 36 Marc Kennedy is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist from St. Albert, Alberta. Kennedy currently plays third for Kevin Koe.

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John Morris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
John Morris age 40 John Morris is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist from Chestermere, Alberta. Morris played third for the Kevin Martin team until 24 April 2013. Morris, author of ...more

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Ben Hebert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Ben Hebert age 35 Ben Hebert is a Canadian curler, a Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist, 2008 World Champion and two time Brier Champion from Calgary, Alberta.

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Cheryl Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Cheryl Bernard age 52 Cheryl Bernard is a retired Canadian curler from Calgary. She represented Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics as the team's skip, winning the silver medal in women's curling after falling to ...more

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Eve Muirhead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Eve Muirhead age 28 Eve Muirhead is a Scottish curler. She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as part of Team GB and is the 2013 World Champion. As skip of the Scotland team, Muirhead won the ...more

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Allison Pottinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Allison Pottinger age 45 Allison Pottinger is an American curler from Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She currently skips her own team, but is best known as having played for Debbie McCormick in multiple Olympics and World ...more

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Jason Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Jason Smith age 35 Jason Smith is an American curler from Cape Coral, Florida.

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Anette Norberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Anette Norberg age 52 Anette Norberg is a retired Swedish curler from Härnösand. She and her team were the Olympic women's curling champions in 2006 and 2010. After winning the 2006 Women's Curling ...more

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John Shuster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
John Shuster age 36 John Shuster is an American curler and 2006 Olympic bronze medalist from Superior, Wisconsin.

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Håvard Vad Petersson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Håvard Vad Petersson age 34 Håvard Vad Petersson is a Norwegian curler from Arendal who currently plays lead for Team Thomas Ulsrud. At Junior level, Petersson played lead for Team Thomas Løvold and won gold ...more

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Cori Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Cori Morris age 47 Corinne "Cori" Morris is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She played lead for the Olympic silver medal-winning Cheryl Bernard rink from 2005 to 2011. Currently, she plays lead ...more

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Tony Angiboust is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Tony Angiboust age 35 Tony Angiboust is a French curler.

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Kaitlyn Lawes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Kaitlyn Lawes age 30 Kaitlyn Lawes is a Canadian curler born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lawes currently plays third for the Jennifer Jones team that represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics where they won gold ...more

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David Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
David Murdoch age 40 David Murdoch is a Scottish curler from Lockerbie. As the Scotland skip, he and his former team of Ewan MacDonald, Warwick Smith, Euan Byers and Peter Smith are the 2006 and 2009 World Curling ...more

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Mirjam Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Mirjam Ott age 46 Mirjam Ott is a retired Swiss curler who lives in Laax, Switzerland. She is the 2012 World Curling Champion skip. She is the skip of the Swiss Olympic Curling Team. She has participated in ...more

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Kelly Wood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Kelly Wood age 37 Kelly Schafer is a Scottish curler who has represented her home country and Great Britain and Northern Ireland on an International and Olympic scale. She currently lives in Swift Current, ...more

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keven koe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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Anna Svärd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Anna Svärd age 45 Anna Svärd is an 1928 novel by the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf. It is the last installment in Lagerlöf's Ring trilogy; it was preceded by The Löwensköld Ring and

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Zhou Yan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Zhou Yan age 36 Zhou Yan is a Chinese curler. She plays lead for the Chinese national team, skipped by Wang Bingyu. Zhou curled in her first tournament after having only curled for 2 years, at the 2002 Pacific ...more

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Lynn Cameron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Lynn Cameron age 39 Lynn Cameron is a Scottish curler, and member of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team taking part in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. 2006 was her 1st appearance as an Olympian. ...more

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Markku Uusipaavalniemi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Markku Uusipaavalniemi age 52 Markku Uusipaavalniemi is a Finnish curler and former politician.

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Susan O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Susan O'Connor age 41 Susan O'Connor is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She is an Olympic silver medalist. O'Connor is a Respiratory Therapist at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. O'Connor also won ...more

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Carolyn McRorie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Carolyn McRorie age 55 Carolyn Darbyshire-McRorie is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She played second for Cheryl Bernard from 2005–2011.

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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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Torger Nergård is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Torger Nergård age 44 Torger Nergård, also spelled Nergaard is a Norwegian curler from Oslo.

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Thomas Ulsrud is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Thomas Ulsrud age 47 Thomas Ulsrud is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He is the skip of the current World champion Norwegian national team and his is also a two-time European champion and former Olympic silver ...more

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Warwick Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Warwick Smith age 47 Warwick B. Smith is a Scottish curler from Bridge of Earn, Perth and Kinross.

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Jeff Isaacson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Jeff Isaacson age 35 Jeff Isaacson is an American curler.

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Monika Wagner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Monika Wagner age 53 Monika Wagner is a German curler. She currently plays third for Andrea Schöpp, who was born eight hours before her in the same hospital. Wagner has played with Schöpp for most of her ...more

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Christoffer Svae is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Christoffer Svae age 36 Christoffer Svae is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He currently plays second for Team Thomas Ulsrud. At Junior level, Svae played second for Team Thomas Løvold and won gold medals at the ...more

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Chris Plys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Chris Plys age 31 Christopher Plys is an American curler.

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Ralph Stöckli is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Ralph Stöckli age 42 Ralph Stöckli is a Swiss curler from Lucerne. Stöckli began a successful curling career at the junior level, winning a bronze medal at the World Junior Curling Championships as an ...more

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Anastasia Bryzgalova is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Anastasia Bryzgalova Anastasia Konstantinovna Bryzgalova (born 13 December 1992) is a Russian curler predominantly playing as a vice. She and Alexander Krushelnitskiy won the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling ...more

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Wang Bingyu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Wang Bingyu age 34 Wang Bingyu is a Chinese curler. She is currently the skip of the Chinese national team. In 2009 she became the first non Northern American or European skip to win a World Championships.

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Markus Eggler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Markus Eggler age 49 Markus Eggler is a retired Swiss curler from Münchenstein. Eggler was the skip of the Swiss team at the 1986, 1987 and 1989 World Junior Curling Championships. At the 1989 event, he won a ...more

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Karen Addison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Karen Addison age 47 Karen Addison born in Edinburgh is a Scottish curler. She throws third rocks for Jackie Lockhart. In 1990, Addison won the World Junior Curling Championships playing third for the Scottish team, ...more

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Ewan MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Ewan MacDonald age 43 Ewan MacDonald is a Scottish curler. Representing Scotland, he is a three-time World Champion, playing second for Hammy McMillan in 1999 and playing third for David Murdoch in 2006 and 2009. He ...more

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Richard Hart is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Richard Hart age 50 Richard "the Hart Surgeon" Hart is a Canadian curler from Pickering, Ontario. He is a Brier and world champion, as well as an Olympic silver medallist.

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Liu Yin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Liu Yin age 37 Liu Yin is a Chinese curler from Harbin. She plays third on the Chinese national team, skipped by Wang Bingyu. Liu has played internationally for China since 2002, when she was an alternate on ...more

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Debbie McCormick is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Debbie McCormick age 44 Deborah "Debbie" McCormick is an American curler from Rio, Wisconsin. Although born in Canada, McCormick moved to Madison, Wisconsin, when she was very young. Both her parents are

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Natalie Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Natalie Nicholson age 42 Natalie Nicholson is an American curler. She currently plays second for Allison Pottinger.

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John Benton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
John Benton age 49 John Benton is an American curler.

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Martin Rios is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Martin Rios Martin Rios (born 24 May 1981) is a Spanish-Swiss curler. He competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics in the mixed doubles tournament with partner Jenny Perret. He is two-time (2012, 2017) mixed ...more

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Jenny Perret is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Jenny Perret Jenny Perret (born 23 December 1991) is a Swiss female curler. She is 2017 mixed doubles curling world champion. She played for Switzerland in mixed doubles tournament with partner Martin Rios ...more

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Eva Lund is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Eva Lund age 47 Eva Lund is a Swedish curler. 5 ft 7 in, 146 lb. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, as Eva Eriksson, she lives in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm, with her husband and Swedish national curling coach ...more

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Jackie Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Jackie Lockhart age 53 Jacqueline "Jackie" Lockhart is a Scottish curler who has competed prolifically in major international competitions for Scotland, and for the Great Britain team that competes at the ...more

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Jani Sullanmaa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Jani Sullanmaa age 37 Jani Sullanmaa is a Finnish curler. He currently plays third for Aku Kauste. Sullanmaa played juniors for Tuomas Vuori as his third. He won a silver medal at the 2003 Junior "B" World ...more

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Marianne Rørvik is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
Marianne Rørvik age 35 Marianne Rørvik is a Norwegian curler. She is the skip of the Norwegian national women's team. Rørvik has played in nine straight World Junior Curling Championships, winning gold ...more