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Olympic Athletes Born in Washington

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These famous Olympians from Washington state have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics. Most athletes never get the chance. While not all of these stars have taken home the medal, they have certainly brought pride to their place of origin. This list includes both established athletes like Hope Solo to up and coming stars like Sadie Bjornsen. 

Which Olympians were born in Washington? Read below to find out! 

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Sadie Bjornsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Sadie Bjornsen Athlete, Cross-country skier
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Al Ulbrickson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Hope Solo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Footballer, Football player
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Mick Dierdorff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Mick Dierdorff
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Amy Tryon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Equestrian
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Apolo Ohno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Actor, Athlete, Short Track Speed Skater
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Bree Schaaf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Athlete, Bobsleigher
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Chris Henderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Chris Henderson
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Aretha Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Track and field athlete
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Bob Martin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Brad Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Track and field athlete
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Jamie Nieto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Writer, Actor, Track and field athlete
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Bruce Bennett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Actor, Athlete, Businessperson
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Cynthia Kauffman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Funmi Jimoh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Gail Devers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Athlete
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Gordy Giovanelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Gordy Giovanelli
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Gretchen Fraser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Jack Medica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Swimmer
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Jarred Rome is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Coach, Track and field athlete
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Jeff Durgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Jennie Reed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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Jeremy Teela is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
Athlete, Biathlete
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Jerry Fotheringill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington
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Jill Kintner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Washington