Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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List of Olympic athletes born in Seattle, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Seattle 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 Seattle who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Seattle Olympians were born in Seattle, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing has a variety of athletes in it, like Gail Devers and Rebecca Twigg.

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

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Al Ulbrickson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Al Ulbrickson Died at 82 (1930-2012)

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Aretha Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Bob Will is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Bob Will age 92

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Cynthia Kauffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Dave Saunders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Dave Saunders age 56

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Funmi Jimoh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Funmi Jimoh age 32

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Gail Devers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Gail Devers age 50

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Herbert Morris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Herbert Morris Died at 94 (1915-2009)

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Jack Medica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Jack Medica Died at 71 (1914-1985)

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Jamie Nieto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Jamie Nieto age 40

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Jarred Rome is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Jarred Rome age 40

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Jill Penner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Jill Penner age 29

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Kelly Stephens-Tysland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Lia Pernell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Manny Lagos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Manny Lagos age 45

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Matt Leanderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Matt Leanderson Died at 75 (1931-2006)

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Nicole Joraanstad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Pete Reed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Pete Reed age 35

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Rebecca Twigg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Rebecca Twigg age 54

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Richard Wahlstrom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Richard Wahlstrom Died at 72 (1931-2003)

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Rick Colella is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Rick Colella age 65

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Ronald Kauffman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Scott Macartney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle

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Sean Spencer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Sean Spencer age 41

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Susan Corrock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Seattle
Susan Corrock age 65