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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 100
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Andrea Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 53
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Andrew Gabel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 54
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Annette Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dec. 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 89
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Charles Dvorak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dec. at 91 (1878-1969)
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Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 57
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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 42
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David Lyons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 76
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Dianne Holum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 67
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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
Dec. at 71 (1899-1970)
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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 37
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Ed Olczyk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 52
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Erik Pappas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 52
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Ernie Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 49
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Esther Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
age 49
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Ethel Lackie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dec. 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 33
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Frank Foss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Chicago
Dec. at 94 (1895-1989)