Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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List of Olympic athletes born in Chicago, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Chicago 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 Chicago who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal.

While these popular Chicago Olympians were born in Chicago, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. You'll notice big stars all across this list, from Dwyane Wade to Tim Hardaway.

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Adolph Kiefer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 99

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Andrea Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 52

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Andrew Gabel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 53

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Annette Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 93 (1913-2006)

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Benjamin Agosto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Bill Conterio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Bill Conterio age 88

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Charles Dvorak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 91 (1878-1969)

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Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 56

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Clyde Emrich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Clyde Emrich age 87

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Colleen O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Cynthia Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Danell Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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David Díaz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 41

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David Lyons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 75

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Dianne Holum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 66

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Dorothy Hamill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Dudley DeGroot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 71 (1899-1970)

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 36

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Ed Olczyk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 51

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Erik Pappas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 51

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Ernie Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 48

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Esther Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 48

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Ethel Lackie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 72 (1907-1979)

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Evan Lysacek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 32

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Frank Foss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 94 (1895-1989)

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Greg Foster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 59

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H. Chandler Egan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 52 (1884-1936)

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Harry Hebner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 77 (1891-1968)

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Harry Stenqvist is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 75 (1893-1968)

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Henry Skillman Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 74 (1886-1960)

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Hersey Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Horatio Fitch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 85 (1900-1985)

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Ira Murchison is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 61 (1933-1994)

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Jack Riley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 84 (1909-1993)

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Jackie Fields is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 79 (1908-1987)

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Jam Handy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 97 (1886-1983)

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Jill Trenary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 49

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Jim Fuchs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 83 (1927-2010)

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Ken Henry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 80 (1929-2009)

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Michael Bennett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Mike Conley, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Montell Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Nancy Swider-Peltz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago

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Nate Jones is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 45

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Nelson Diebel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 47

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Norman Patterson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Died at 75 (1886-1961)

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Pablo Morales is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 53

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Ronald Gora is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 85

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Ronald Joseph is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 73

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Ruth Miller is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ruth Miller Died at 74 (1904-1978)