List of Olympic athletes born in Ottawa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Ottawa 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 Ottawa who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Ottawa Olympians were born in Ottawa, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Use every item on this list for yours, from Dan Boyle to Rod Brind'Amour.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Ottawa?" and "Which Olympians were born in Ottawa?"