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Olympic Athletes Born in Tennessee

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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