List of Olympic athletes born in Bristol, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Bristol 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 Bristol who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Bristol Olympians were born in Bristol, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing has a variety of athletes, like Robin Cousins and Nick Rose, in it.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Bristol?" and "Which Olympians were born in Bristol?"