Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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List of Olympic athletes born in West Midlands, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from West Midlands 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 West Midlands who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular West Midlands Olympians were born in West Midlands, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List is made up of athletes like John Curry and Denise Lewis.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from West Midlands?" and "Which Olympians were born in West Midlands?"

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Alexander Nelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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Angela Bailey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Angela Bailey age 55

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Arthur Lowe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Arthur Lowe Died at 72 (1886-1958)

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Arthur Russell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Arthur Russell Died at 86 (1886-1972)

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Bernie James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Bernie James age 58

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Brian Kilby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Brian Kilby age 79

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Charles Holland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Charles Holland Died at 81 (1908-1989)

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Clifford Grey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Clifford Grey Died at 54 (1887-1941)

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Daniel Caines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Daniel Caines age 37

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David Moorcroft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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Denise Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Denise Lewis age 44

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Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Henry Thomas Died at 75 (1888-1963)

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Herbert Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Herbert Smith Died at 74 (1877-1951)

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Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Ian Stewart age 68

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Jeremy Bates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Jeremy Bates age 54

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John Curry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
John Curry Died at 45 (1949-1994)

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John Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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John Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
John Whitaker Died at 91 (1886-1977)

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Jon Eley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Jon Eley age 32

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Ken Matthews is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Ken Matthews age 82

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Kenneth Hegan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Kenneth Hegan Died at 88 (1901-1989)

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Laurie Baker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Laurie Baker Died at 90 (1917-2007)

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Mark Lewis-Francis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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Marlon Devonish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Paul Stanley age 33

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Peter Radford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Peter Radford age 77

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Philip Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Philip Brown age 55

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Phylis Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Phylis Smith age 51

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Richard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Richard Cohen age 69

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Richie Woodhall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands

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Steven Lewis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Steven Lewis age 30

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Stuart Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Stuart Dangerfield age 45

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Thomas Hicks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Thomas Hicks Died at 88 (1875-1963)

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Walter Tysall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Walter Tysall Died at 75 (1880-1955)

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Wilf O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in West Midlands
Wilf O'Reilly age 52