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List of Olympic athletes born in Oklahoma, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Oklahoma Olympians were born in Oklahoma, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Athletes include everyone from Jim Thorpe to Wayman Tisdale.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Oklahoma?" and "Which Olympians were born in Oklahoma?"

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Braden Looper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Braden Looper age 42

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Chad Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Chad Vaughn age 36

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Charles Dumas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Charles Dumas Died at 67 (1937-2004)

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Chryste Gaines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Chryste Gaines age 46

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Dave Roberts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Dave Roberts age 65

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Dick Cochran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Dick Cochran age 78

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Jack van Bebber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Jack van Bebber Died at 79 (1907-1986)

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Jerry Heidenreich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Jerry Heidenreich Died at 52 (1950-2002)

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Jesse Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Jesse Mashburn age 84

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Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Jim Thorpe Died at 65 (1888-1953)

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Joe-Max Moore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Joe-Max Moore age 46

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John Godina is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
John Godina age 44

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John Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
John Smith age 51

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Kenny Monday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Kenny Monday age 55

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Lam Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Lam Jones age 59

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Ray Norton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Ray Norton age 79

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Shane Hamman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Shane Hamman age 44

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Sol Butler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Sol Butler Died at 57 (1897-1954)

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Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Oklahoma
Wayman Tisdale Died at 45 (1964-2009)