Athletes Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois

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These famous Olympians from Illinois 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. While not all of these athletes took home the gold, they all made their home state proud. Both up and coming competitors - like Bradie Tennell and Michael Glasdor - as well as players from history are listed below for you to peruse. 

Which Olympians were born in Illinois? Read up on that here! After you are finished with this list, head on over and check out the best Olympians born in Utah.

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Aja Evans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Aja Evans Athlete, Bobsleigher

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Bradie Tennell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Bradie Tennell

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Michael Glasder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Michael Glasder

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Casey Larson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Casey Larson

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Shani Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Athlete, Speed Skater

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Emery Lehman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Emery Lehman

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Kevin Bickner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Kevin Bickner

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Alex Rigsby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Alex Rigsby

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Bradie Tennell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Bradie Tennell

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Lana Gehring is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Athlete, Short Track Speed Skater

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Nita Englund is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Nita Englund

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Adolph Kiefer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Swimmer

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Kendall Coyne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Kendall Coyne

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Al Joyner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Track and field athlete

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Andrea Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Nun, Tennis player

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Andrew Gabel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Short Track Speed Skater

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Annette Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois

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Benjamin Agosto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Figure Skater, Ice dancer

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Bill Mulliken is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Bill Mulliken

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Bob Mionske is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Professional Road Racing Cyclist

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Brad Guzan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Footballer, Football player

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Brandon Brooks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Brandon Brooks

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Brian Hansen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Athlete, Speed Skater

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Brian McBride is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Footballer, Football player

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Cal Strong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Illinois
Cal Strong