List of Olympic athletes born in Brisbane, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Brisbane 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 Brisbane who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Brisbane Olympians were born in Brisbane, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List athletes range from Stephanie Rice to Matthew Mitcham.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Brisbane?" and "Which Olympians were born in Brisbane?"