Olympics 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 86

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Allan Potts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Allan Potts Died at 48 (1904-1952)

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Billy Fiske is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died 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
Died at 83 (1885-1968)

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Chris Huffins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 47

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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 54

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Dario Brose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 48

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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 53

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Eleanor Holm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 91 (1913-2004)

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Frederick William MacMonnies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 74 (1863-1937)

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Harry Hillman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 64 (1881-1945)

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Howard Valentine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 51 (1881-1932)

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James Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 98 (1906-2004)

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Justin Gatlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 36

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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 39

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Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 77

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Lloyd Monsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Lloyd Monsen age 86

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Mary Wineberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 38

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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
Died at 51 (1883-1934)

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Percy Crosby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 73 (1891-1964)

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Ray Lumpp is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Ray Lumpp age 94

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Riddick Bowe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 50

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Robert Carmody is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
Died at 29 (1938-1967)

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Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn
age 56

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Stephon Marbury is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Brooklyn