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Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta

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List of Olympic athletes born in Atlanta, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Atlanta 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 Atlanta who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Atlanta Olympians were born in Atlanta, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list below has everyone from Dwight Howard to Ralph Metcalfe.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Atlanta?" and "Which Olympians were born in Atlanta?"
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Adam Nelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 43
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Antonio McKay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 55
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Brent Abernathy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 41
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Carlton Bruner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 47
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Charles Leveille is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
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Chaunté Lowe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 35
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Dexter Fowler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 32
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Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 33
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Edith McGuire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 74
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John Rambo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 75
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Josh McAdams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 38
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Karina LeBlanc is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 38
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Mel Pender is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 81
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Mildred McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Dec. at 71 (1933-2004)
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Raju Rai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 36
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Ralph Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Dec. at 68 (1910-1978)
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Sean Burroughs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 38
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Steve Lundquist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Atlanta
Age: 58