Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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List of Olympic athletes born in Mississippi, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Mississippi 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 Mississippi who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Mississippi Olympians were born in Mississippi, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list contains athletes that range from Spencer Haywood to Danny Manning.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Mississippi?" and "Which Olympians were born in Mississippi?"After you are finished checking out this list, head on over and have a look at this list of famous Olympic athletes born in California.

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Alice Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Alice Brown age 56

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Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Art Oliver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Art Oliver Died at 33 (1911-1944)

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Brittney Reese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Carolyn Jones-Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Coby Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Coby Miller age 40

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Commodore Cochran is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Commodore Cochran Died at 67 (1902-1969)

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Danny Manning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Danny Manning age 50

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Ed Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Ed Gordon Died at 63 (1908-1971)

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George Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
George Wilson age 74

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Gil Stovall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Gil Stovall age 30

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Jennifer Gillom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Lusia Harris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Lusia Harris age 62

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Ralph Boston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Ralph Boston age 77

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Roy Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Roy Oswalt age 39

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Rudolph Matthews is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Rudolph Matthews age 71

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Ruthie Bolton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Ruthie Bolton age 49

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Spencer Haywood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Tim Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Tim Young age 43

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Tony Dees is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Tony Dees age 53

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Valerie Brisco-Hooks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi

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Eli "moose" Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
IAmMoose added Eli "moose" Johnson

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Grant Borgognoni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
IAmMoose added Grant Borgognoni

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Tori Bowie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Mississippi
Ben Killen added Tori Bowie