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Olympic Athletes Born in New York

Updated May 31, 2019 6.0k views206 items

New York, over the years, has produced some of the biggest names in sports, including some incredible Olympic athletes. These famous Olympians from New York 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. While not all of these popular New York Olympians took home a medal, they all made their home state proud just be competing. 

Which Olympians are from New York? Some huge names came out of the state, including Michael Jordan, Ryan Lochte, and Patrick Kane. However, there are also some up and coming stars from New York - like Chris Mazdzer. Browse this list to learn about some amazing New York athletes.