Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska

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List of Olympic athletes born in Nebraska, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Nebraska 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 Nebraska who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Nebraska Olympians were born in Nebraska, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list has everyone from Andy Roddick to Alice Schmidt.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Nebraska?" and "Which Olympians were born in Nebraska?" After you are finished, head on over and check out this list of Olympic athletes born in Illinois.

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Aage Brix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 69 (1894-1963)

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Adam Mania is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 34

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Alice Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 34

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Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 35

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Bob Boozer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 75 (1937-2012)

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Brad Vering is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 40

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Bret Erickson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 55

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Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 78

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George Baird is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 97 (1907-2004)

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Guy Henry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 92 (1875-1967)

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Mort Kaer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 90 (1902-1992)

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Oliver Kirk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Died at 74 (1884-1958)

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Robin Backhaus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
Robin Backhaus age 63

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Shawn Redhage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 37

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Terry Brands is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 49

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Tom Brands is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Nebraska
age 49