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
Adolph Kiefer age 98

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Andrea Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Andrea Jaeger age 51

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Andrew Gabel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Andrew Gabel age 52

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Annette Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Annette Rogers 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 87

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

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Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Chris Chelios age 55

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Clyde Emrich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Clyde Emrich age 86

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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
David Díaz age 40

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David Lyons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
David Lyons age 74

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Dianne Holum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dianne Holum age 65

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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
Dudley DeGroot Died at 71 (1899-1970)

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dwyane Wade age 35

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Ed Olczyk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ed Olczyk age 50

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Erik Pappas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Erik Pappas age 50

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Ernie Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ernie Young age 47

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

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

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Evan Lysacek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Evan Lysacek age 31

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

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Greg Foster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Greg Foster age 58

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

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

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Harry Stenqvist is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Harry Stenqvist 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
Henry Skillman Breckinridge 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
Horatio Fitch Died at 85 (1900-1985)

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

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

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

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

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Jill Trenary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Jill Trenary age 48

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

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Ken Henry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ken Henry 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
Nate Jones age 44

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Nelson Diebel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Nelson Diebel age 46

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

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Pablo Morales is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Pablo Morales age 52

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Ronald Gora is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ronald Gora age 84

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Ronald Joseph is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Ronald Joseph age 72

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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)