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List of Olympic athletes born in Eastern Europe, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Eastern Europe have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from Eastern Europe who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Eastern Europe Olympians were born in Eastern Europe, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list includes Sandra Izbașa, Nadia Comăneci and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Eastern Europe?" and "Which Olympians were born in Eastern Europe?"

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Mihaela Botezan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Adelina Gavrilă is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Adrian Cosma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Adrian Cosma Died at 46 (1950-1996)

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Stanimir Todorov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Adrian Diaconu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Adrian Simion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Adrian Simion age 55

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Zoltán Kelemen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Adriana Nechita is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Albena Denkova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alexandra Camenscic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alexandra Eremia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Peter Iliev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Peter Iliev age 32

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Alexandra Marinescu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Marian Drăgulescu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alexandra Stoian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alexandru Pliușchin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Raluca Strămăturaru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alexandru Fölker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Alina Astafei is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Alina Astafei age 47

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Alina Dumitru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Alina Dumitru age 34

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Marius Negrea is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Marius Negrea age 52

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Alina Savin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Alina Savin age 29

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Anamaria Tămârjan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Nicoleta Daniela Şofronie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andreea Acatrinei is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andreea Grigore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andreea Isărescu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Valentin Cretu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Mihaela Purdea is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andreea Răducan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Maria Marinela Mazilu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andrei Anghel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Andrei Anghel age 27

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Andrei Folbert is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Andrei Folbert Died at 72 (1931-2003)

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Monica Roşu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Monica Roşu age 29

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Andrei Pavel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Andrei Pavel age 43

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Svilen Rusinov is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Andrew Ilie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Andrew Ilie age 40

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Angela Alupei is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Angela Alupei age 44

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Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Anna Krasteva is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Anna Krasteva age 39

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Assen Pandov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Assen Pandov age 32

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Serafim Todorov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Atanas Komchev is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Atanas Komchev Died at 35 (1959-1994)

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Atanas Mihaylov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Atanas Mihaylov Died at 57 (1949-2006)

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Atanasia Ionescu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Atanasia Ionescu Died at 55 (1935-1990)

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Răzvan Florea is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Aurelia Dobre is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe
Aurelia Dobre age 44

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Beatrice Căslaru is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Blanka Vlašić is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe

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Roxana Maracineanu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Eastern Europe