These famous Olympians from Virginia have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics. Most athletes will never get that honor. These are the most prominent people from Virginia who have competed in the Olympics. Not all of them took home a medal, but they all brought pride to their state when representing their country at the games.
Which Olympians were born in Virginia? Including icons like Allen Iverson, up and coming legends like Ryan Cochrane were born in the state. Read the list below to find out more.