Texas Olympic Medalists
This is a list of athletes with Texas connections who have won medals in Olympic Games including 2016. This includes those born here or have lived in Texas, as well as athletes who spent their collegiate careers at Texas universities.
Sanya Richards-Ross graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Andre Zehetbauer (CC-BY-SA).
Information included is: the athlete's name, the sport and the year, as well as the types of medals (G-Gold, S-Silver, B-Bronze). If the athlete won more than one of the same kind of medal in any one year, the number is noted before the letter code; i.e., 2G indicates that the athlete won two gold medals in the games indicated.
The symbol (†) following the medal code indicates that the athlete participated in preliminary contests only; the medal was awarded because of membership on a winning team. Years in which the athlete participated in the Games but did not win a medal are not included.
Track indicates all track and field events except those noted separately.
Source: United States Olympic Committee
• In January 2013, the International Olympic Committee disqualified Lance Armstrong from the 2000 events he competed in after he was found to have used drugs to enhance his performance.