Olympics Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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List of popular British Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from United Kingdom have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from United Kingdom who have competed in the Olympics. United Kingdom has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. Examples of athletes on this list: Ross Edgar, Wendy Houvenaghel and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous British Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest British Olympian of all time?"

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Adam Pengilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Skeleton

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Adam Rosen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Luge

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Alan Wharmby Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Road cycling

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Alfred Tysoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track and field athletics

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Anna Bebington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Anna Bebington

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Audley Harrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Beatrice Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Benjamin Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Cycling

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Bradley Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Brian Phelps is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Charles Denny is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Charles Moss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Cycling

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Charlotte Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Chemmy Alcott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Alpine skiing

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Chris Arrowsmith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Slalom canoeing

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Chris Hoy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Chris Newton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Christine Ohuruogu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track and field athletics

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Christopher Dean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Figure skating

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Clarence Kingsbury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Colin Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Rowing

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Craig Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Cyril Alden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Cyril Alden Track cycling

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Daley Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track and field athletics

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Daniel Wakeham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Snowboarding

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David Carnegie, 11th Earl of N... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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David Mercer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Weightlifting

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David Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Ed Clancy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Elise Laverick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Elizabeth Anne E. Ferris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Emma Pooley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Road cycling

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Euan Byers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Eve Muirhead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Ewan MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Frederick Grubb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Cycling

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Geraint Thomas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Germaine Mason is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track and field athletics

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Godfrey Rampling is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Harold Clarke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Isabelle White is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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Jackie Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Curling

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Jamie Staff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Janet Simpson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Janet Simpson Track and field athletics

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Jason Kenny is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Track cycling

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Jayne Torvill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Figure skating

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Jeannette Altwegg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Figure skating

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Joanne Jackson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Swimming

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Jo Pavey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

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John Kerr is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes
Figure skating