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Olympic Athletes Born in Jamaica

Updated June 14, 2019 15.1k views79 items

Check out this extensive list of Olympic athletes born in Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Jamaica 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 Jamaica who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal.

While these popular Jamaica Olympians were born in Jamaica, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Usain Bolt, Tessa Sanderson, Patrick Ewing, and many more.

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