List of Olympic athletes born in Derby, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Derby 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 Derby who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Derby Olympians were born in Derby, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This is a list that includes athletes like Ross Davenport and Donald Scott.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Derby?" and "Which Olympians were born in Derby?"