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List of Olympic athletes born in Iowa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Iowa 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 Iowa who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Iowa Olympians were born in Iowa, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Athletes include everyone from Shawn Johnson to Dan Gable.

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

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Al Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Al Feuerbach age 69

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Amanda Weir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Amanda Weir age 31

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Ben Askren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Ben Askren age 32

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Dan Gable is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Dan Gable age 68

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Doug Schwab is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Doug Schwab age 38

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Frank Irons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Frank Irons Died at 56 (1886-1942)

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Frank Wykoff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Frank Wykoff Died at 71 (1909-1980)

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Herman Groman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Herman Groman Died at 72 (1882-1954)

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Jennifer Barringer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa

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Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Jon Koncak age 53

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Kenneth Sitzberger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Kenneth Sitzberger Died at 39 (1945-1984)

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Mike Burton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Mike Burton age 69

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Morgan Taylor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Morgan Taylor Died at 72 (1903-1975)

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Nancy Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Nancy Metcalf age 38

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Nat Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Nat Pendleton Died at 72 (1895-1967)

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Natasha Kaiser-Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Natasha Kaiser-Brown age 49

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Sabin Carr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Sabin Carr Died at 79 (1904-1983)

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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
Shawn Johnson age 25

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Lolo Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
KadiDeGeest added Lolo Jones age 34

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Kip Janvrin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
1471830008555 added Kip Janvrin age 51

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Randy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Iowa
1471830008555 added Randy Wilson 800 Meter Track Athlete - 1980 Olympic Team Member ( the Moscow Olympics were boycotted by the United States) -  800m PR 1:45.21 (The gold medal in 1980 was won by Steve Ovett in 1:45.4)