List of Olympic athletes born in Buffalo, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Buffalo 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 Buffalo who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Buffalo Olympians were born in Buffalo, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List athletes include Patrick Kane, Mark Gangloff and more.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Buffalo?" and "Which Olympians were born in Buffalo?"