Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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List of Olympic athletes born in Puerto Rico, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Puerto Rico Olympians were born in Puerto Rico, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list includes Miguel Cotto, Wilfredo Gómez and more athletes.

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

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Alex de Jesús is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Alfred Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 61

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Aníbal Santiago Acevedo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Bill Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Bill Hobbs age 68

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Carlos Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 38

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Carlos Negrón is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Carlos Negrón age 30

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Christian Dalmau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Daniel Santos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 42

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Edgardo Guilbe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Edgardo Guilbe age 52

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Enrique Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Fernando Cañales is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Gigi Fernández is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Iván Calderón is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Jesse Vassallo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Jonathan González is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Jonathan González age 28

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Jonny Moseley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 42

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José Cotto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 40

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José Pedraza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
José Pedraza age 28

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Jose Torres is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Died at 73 (1936-2009)

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Juan Manuel López is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Juan Padilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 41

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Luis Román Rolón is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Luis Román Rolón age 49

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Maritza Correia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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McJoe Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
McJoe Arroyo age 32

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McWilliams Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
McWilliams Arroyo age 32

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Miguel Cotto is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 37

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Nelson Dieppa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Nelson Dieppa age 47

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Peter John Ramos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Ramón Ramos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 50

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Ramón Rivas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 52

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Raymond Dalmau is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Ricardo Busquets is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico

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Teófilo Cruz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Died at 63 (1942-2005)

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Vanessa García is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
Vanessa García age 33

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Victor Bisbal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico
age 37

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Wilfredo Gómez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Puerto Rico