List of Olympic athletes born in Maine, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Maine 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 Maine who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Maine Olympians were born in Maine, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. A list made up of athletes like Joan Benoit and Ian Crocker.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Maine?" and "Which Olympians were born in Maine?"