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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 38
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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 42
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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 36
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Cheryl Dickey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 52
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Chris George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 39
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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 41
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Diana López is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 35
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Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 67
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Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 36
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John Cotton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 48
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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 43
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Matt Gribble is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
Dec. at 42 (1962-2004)
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Nia Abdallah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 35
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Raj Bhavsar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 38
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Rocky Juarez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 38
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Zina Garrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Houston
age 55