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Local Athletes - Washington, DC Area Professional Athletes

See profiles of local athletes from Washington, DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia. Learn about athletes on Washington, DC's professional sports teams as well as Olympians from the capital region.

Olympics 2008 - Beijing
Here are the 2008 Olympians that are representing the United States at the games in Beijing, and have significant ties to the Washington, DC area. They were either born here, raised here, went to college in the area, or live in the Washington, DC area now.

Kate Ziegler
Kate Ziegler, American swimmer favored to win gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Kate Ziegler world record holder, 1500m freestyle 7 World Aquatics Champion.

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