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Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas

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List of Olympic athletes born in Kansas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Kansas 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 Kansas who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Kansas Olympians were born in Kansas, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Everything from Jim Ryun to Ruth Riley is included on this list.

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

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Brian Duensing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas

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C. J. Bruton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
C. J. Bruton age 41

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Catherine Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Catherine Fox age 39

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Clarence Pinkston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Clarence Pinkston Died at 61 (1900-1961)

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Darren Dreifort is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Darren Dreifort age 44

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Emerson Norton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Emerson Norton Died at 86 (1900-1986)

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Fay Moulton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Fay Moulton Died at 69 (1876-1945)

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Ira Davenport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Ira Davenport Died at 54 (1887-1941)

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Jim Ryun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Jim Ryun age 69

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Ken Swenson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Ken Swenson age 68

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Maurice Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas

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Peter Mehringer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Peter Mehringer Died at 77 (1910-1987)

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Ruth Riley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
Ruth Riley age 37

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Seth Greisinger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas

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William Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Kansas
William Miller Died at 96 (1912-2008)