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Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn

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List of Olympic athletes born in Brooklyn, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Brooklyn Olympians were born in Brooklyn, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list features Michael Jordan, Carmelo Anthony and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Brooklyn?" and "Which Olympians were born in Brooklyn?"
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Al Zerhusen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 87
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Allan Potts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Allan Potts Dec. at 48 (1904-1952)
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Billy Fiske is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 29 (1911-1940)
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Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
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Charles Bacon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 83 (1885-1968)
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Chris Huffins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 48
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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 55
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Dario Brose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 49
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Derrick Adkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
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Diane Dixon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Diane Dixon age 54
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Eleanor Holm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 91 (1913-2004)
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Frederick William MacMonnies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 74 (1863-1937)
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Harry Hillman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 64 (1881-1945)
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Howard Valentine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 51 (1881-1932)
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James Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 98 (1906-2004)
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Justin Gatlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 37
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Kara Lynn Joyce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
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Keeth Smart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 40
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Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 78
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Lloyd Monsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Lloyd Monsen age 87
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Mary Wineberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 39
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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
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Nancy Lieberman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
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Oscar Goerke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 51 (1883-1934)
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Percy Crosby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Dec. at 73 (1891-1964)