List of Olympic athletes born in Arizona, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Arizona 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 Arizona who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Arizona Olympians were born in Arizona, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Athletes here include everyone from Kerri Strug to Michael Carbajal.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Arizona?" and "Which Olympians were born in Arizona?"