List of Olympic athletes born in Milwaukee, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Milwaukee Olympians were born in Milwaukee, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Dan Jansen and Kenny Harrison.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Milwaukee?" and "Which Olympians were born in Milwaukee?"