List of Olympic athletes born in Virginia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Virginia 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 Virginia who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Virginia Olympians were born in Virginia, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List features athletes like Allen Iverson, Alonzo Mourning, and many moreThis list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Virginia?" and "Which Olympians were born in Virginia?"