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List of popular Argentinian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Argentina 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 Argentina who have competed in the Olympics. Argentina has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. The list you're viewing contains athletes like Agustin Torres and Ariel Ortega.

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

Agustin Torres is an Olympic Alpine skier. ...more

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Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1978-08-17

Place Of Birth: Argentina, Earth, Latin America, South America

Nationality: Argentina

Weight: 72.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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Alejandro Montecchia is a retired Argentine-Italian professional basketball player. He played at the point guard position. ...more

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Olympic Sport: Basketball

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1972

Place Of Birth: Bahía Blanca, Argentina, Buenos Aires Province, Bahia Blanca PartidoEarth, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Andrés Nocioni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Andrés Marcelo Nocioni is an Argentine professional basketball player who currently plays for Real Madrid of the Spanish Liga ACB. He was a two-time All-Euroleague selection before spending eight seasons in the NBA from 2004 to 2012. His natural position is small forward, but he does sometimes play ...more

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Olympic Sport: Basketball

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1979-11-30

Place Of Birth: Santa Fe, Argentina, Santa Fe Province, La Capital Department Santa Fe, + more

Nationality: Italy, Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Weight: 102.0

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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#7 on The Greatest South American NBA Players

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Ariel Ortega is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Arnaldo Ariel Ortega is a retired Argentine football attacking midfielder. His nickname is "El Burrito", thus he is called "Burrito Ortega". Ariel Ortega first played for Club Atlético River Plate on 14 December 1991 and until 1996 and returned in 2000–02, 2006–08 and 2009–11. Ortega's other clubs ...more

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Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1974-03-04

Place Of Birth: Libertador General San Martín, Argentina, Ledesma Department, JujuyEarth, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal

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#47 on The Greatest South American Footballers of All Time

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Carlos Gustavo Bossio is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper. ...more

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Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1973-12-01

Place Of Birth: Córdoba, Argentina, Capital Department, CórdobaEarth, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal

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Carlos Delfino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Carlos Francisco Delfino is an Argentine-Italian professional basketball player who last played for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He holds dual citizenship in both Italy and Argentina. Delfino plays at the small forward and shooting guard positions. He stands 1.98 m ...more

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Olympic Sport: Basketball

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1982-08-29

Place Of Birth: Santa Fe, Argentina, Santa Fe Province, La Capital Department Santa Fe, + more

Nationality: Italy, Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Weight: 104.0

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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#10 on The Greatest South American NBA Players

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Carlos Lannes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Carlos Lannes is an Olympic Cross-country skier. ...more

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Olympic Sport: Cross-country skiing

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1979-02-22

Place Of Birth: Argentina, Earth, Latin America, South America

Nationality: Argentina

Weight: 64.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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#42 on The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

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Christian Gustavo Bassedas is a retired Argentine football defensive midfielder who works as general manager for Vélez Sársfield of the Argentine Primera División. Bassedas is most notable for his spell at Vélez Sársfield, where he made 267 appearances for the club, giving him the eleventh most ...more

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Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1973-02-16

Place Of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Greater Buenos Aires, EarthLatin America, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal

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