List of Olympic athletes born in Texas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Texas 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 Texas who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Texas Olympians were born in Texas, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. These athletes, like Chris Bosh and Lance Armstrong include images when available.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Texas?" and "Which Olympians were born in Texas?"