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 31
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Seth Wescott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 43
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Lowell Bailey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 38
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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 44
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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 34
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Anne Henning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 64
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Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Dec. 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 65
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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 68
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Caroline Lind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 37
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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 46
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Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Dec. 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 74
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Joey Cheek is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 40
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Kim Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
Kim Graham age 48
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Michael Anti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 55
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Phil Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in North Carolina
age 63