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?"