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