Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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List of Olympic athletes born in Tennessee, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Tennessee 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 Tennessee who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Tennessee Olympians were born in Tennessee, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Oscar Robertson and Penny Hardaway.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Tennessee?" and "Which Olympians were born in Tennessee?" After you are finished with this list, head on over and check out this list of famous Olympic athletes from Hawaii.

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Ashley Whitney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
Ashley Whitney age 38

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Catherine Raney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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Cindy Parlow Cone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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Clinton Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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Des Koch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
Des Koch Died at 59 (1932-1991)

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Hazel Clark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 40

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John Pennel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
Died at 53 (1940-1993)

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Mac Cone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 65

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Michael Kraus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 33

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Nikki McCray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 46

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Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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Penny Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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R. A. Dickey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 43

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Rochelle Stevens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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Sheila Echols is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 53

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Tom Pappas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
age 41

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Melanie Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
karen-brown added Melanie Smith age 68

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Linden Wiesman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee
karen-brown added Linden Wiesman