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