Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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List of Olympic athletes born in Houston, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Houston 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 Houston who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Houston Olympians were born in Houston, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Emeka Okafor and Rocky Juarez are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Houston?" and "Which Olympians were born in Houston?"

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Aaron Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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Bayano Kamani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 37

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Bennie Brazell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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Breaux Greer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 41

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Carlette Guidry-White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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Cat Osterman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 35

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Cheryl Dickey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 51

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Chris George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 38

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Cynthia Potter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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Derrick Brew is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 40

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Diana López is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 34

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Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 66

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Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 35

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John Cotton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 47

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Jonathan Horton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston

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Kim Zmeskal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 42

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Matt Gribble is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
Died at 42 (1962-2004)

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Nia Abdallah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 34

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Raj Bhavsar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 37

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Rocky Juarez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 37

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Zina Garrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 54