List of Olympic athletes born in Alabama, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Alabama 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 Alabama who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Alabama Olympians were born in Alabama, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different athletes, including Charles Barkley and Evander Holyfield.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Alabama?" and "Which Olympians were born in Alabama?"