Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Akron

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List of Olympic athletes born in Akron, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Akron 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 Akron who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Akron Olympians were born in Akron, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List features LeBron James, Pete George and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Akron?" and "Which Olympians were born in Akron?"

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Brock Kreitzburg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron

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Butch Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron

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David Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron
David Jenkins age 80

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Hayes Alan Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron
LeBron James age 32

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Pete George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron
Pete George age 87

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Phil Boggs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Akron
Phil Boggs Died at 41 (1949-1990)