Athletes Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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These famous Olympians from North Carolina have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics. Most athletes never get such a prestigious opportunity. Not all these athletes took home the gold. Nevertheless, just showing up and trying brought pride to the Tar Heel State. These people took on a great honor by representing their country at the games. 

Which Olympians were born in North Carolina? From icons like Sugar Ray Leonard, Ricky Berens, and Seth Wescott to rising stars like Lowell Bailey, browse this list to find out! 

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Sugar Ray Leonard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Ricky Berens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 30

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Seth Wescott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 42

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Lowell Bailey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 37

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Heather Bergsma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Heather Bergsma

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Calvin Brock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 43

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Kimani Griffin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Kimani Griffin

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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 33

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Anne Henning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 63

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Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Died at 74 (1939-2013)

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Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 64

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Bershawn Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 67

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Caroline Lind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 36

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Dennis Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Don Schollander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Dremiel Byers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Dremiel Byers age 41

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Eddie Pope is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 45

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Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Died at 71 (1935-2006)

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Heather Corrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Jeff Galloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 73

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Joey Cheek is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 39

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Kim Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Kim Graham age 47

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Michael Anti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 54

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Phil Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 62

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Tommy Burleson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina

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Travis Padgett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Travis Padgett age 32

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abby blackwell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
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age 13

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Addison Russell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
1525369198539 added age 24