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Olympians Turned Politicians

The Washington Post takes a look at Olympians who went into politics.
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Jansing
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Some athletes may end their sporting careers after competing in the Olympics. Many go on to be successful elsewhere. The Washington Post has a list of Olympians who went into politics.

  • Fmr. Sen. Bill Bradley (Basketball, 1964 Olympics)
  • Fmr. Rep. Tom McMillen (Basketball, 1972 Olympics)
  • Fmr. Rep. Jim Ryun (Track 1964, 1968, 1973 Olympics)
  • Michelle Kwan (works for State Dept., husband running for RI Governor)
  • Mitt Romney (President, Salt Lake City Planning Committee)