List of Olympic athletes born in Queensland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Queensland 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 Queensland who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Queensland Olympians were born in Queensland, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Stephanie Rice and Matthew Mitcham.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Queensland?" and "Which Olympians were born in Queensland?"