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Olympic Athletes Born in California

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These famous Olympians from California 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 Golden State natives may not all have brought home a medal, but they certainly brought pride to their state and country.

Which Olympians were born in California? Legends like Florence Griffith Joyner - the fastest woman in the world - and Anne Kursinski were born in the state. More recent icons, like Shaun White, also call California home. 

After you are finished with this list, head on over and check out this list of famous Olympic athletes born in Alabama.

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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 33
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Florence Griffith Joyner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Dec. at 39 (1959-1998)
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Anne Kursinski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Anne Kursinski age 60
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Maddie Mastro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Maddie Mastro
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Albert White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Dec. at 87 (1895-1982)
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Chloe Kim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Chloe Kim
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Kendall Wesenberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Kendall Wesenberg
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Brita Sigourney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Brita Sigourney age 29
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Cayla Barnes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Cayla Barnes
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Vincent Zhou is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Vincent Zhou
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Stacey Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Stacey Cook
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Carlo Valdes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Carlo Valdes
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Karen Chen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Karen Chen
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Bryce Bennett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Bryce Bennett
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Jonathon Blum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Jonathon Blum
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Mark Engel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
Mark Engel
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Aaron Miles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 43
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Michelle Kwan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 39
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Aaron Peirsol is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 36
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Abdihakem Abdirahman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
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Adam Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 38
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Adam Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 42
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Alan Bannister is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
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Valerie Fleming is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
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John Powell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in California
age 72