Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham

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List of Olympic athletes born in Birmingham, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Birmingham 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 Birmingham who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Birmingham Olympians were born in Birmingham, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing contains athletes like Carl Lewis and John Curry.

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

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Alexi Lalas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 46

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Carl Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 56

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Clifford Grey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 54 (1887-1941)

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DeDee Nathan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 49

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Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 75 (1888-1963)

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Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 69

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John Curry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 45 (1949-1994)

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John Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham

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John Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 91 (1886-1977)

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John Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham

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JoJo Starbuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 67

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Ken Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 83

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Laurie Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 90 (1917-2007)

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Philip Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 56

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Phylis Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 52

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Richard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 70

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Richie Woodhall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham

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Scott Tucker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 42

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Sheila Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 67

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Sunder Nix is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 56

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Thomas Hicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 88 (1875-1963)

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Vonetta Flowers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham

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Walter Tysall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
Died at 75 (1880-1955)

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Wilf O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Birmingham
age 53