Olympics Popular United Kingdom Olympic Athletes

Reference
2.2k views 101 items

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?"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Top Must-See Attractions in England

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Best Finishing Moves in Wrestling History

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Absolute Hottest NASCAR Wives and Girlfriends

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Countries with Olympic Medals in Speed Skating

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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