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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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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Brad Gushue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
unwiseplane added age 38 Bradley Raymond "Brad" Gushue, ONL is a Canadian curler from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Gushue, along with teammates Russ Howard, Mark Nichols, Jamie Korab and Mike Adam, ...more

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Anette Norberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Allison Pottinger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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John Shuster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
age 36 John Shuster is an American curler and 2006 Olympic bronze medalist from Superior, Wisconsin.

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keven koe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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Jason Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
age 35 Jason Smith is an American curler from Cape Coral, Florida.

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Håvard Vad Petersson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Kaitlyn Lawes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Brett Gallant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
unwiseplane added Brett Gallant age 28 Brett Philip Gallant is a Canadian curler from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. He currently plays second for the Brad Gushue rink. Gallant is a former Canadian Junior Champion skip, ...more

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Tony Angiboust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
age 35 Tony Angiboust is a French curler.

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Mirjam Ott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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David Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Anna Svärd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Kelly Wood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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Thomas Ulsrud is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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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Zhou Yan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Curling
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