List of Olympic athletes born in Adelaide, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Adelaide 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 Adelaide who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Adelaide Olympians were born in Adelaide, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples include Lleyton Hewitt and Stuart O'Grady.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Adelaide?" and "Which Olympians were born in Adelaide?"