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List of Olympic athletes born in Europe, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from 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 Europe who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Europe Olympians were born in Europe, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Dirk Nowitzki and Anna Kournikova are included on this list along with many more.

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

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Elizabeth Simmonds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Aage Rou Jensen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Aage Rou Jensen Died at 85 (1924-2009)

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Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Aage Steen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Aage Steen Died at 82 (1900-1982)

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Aarne Reini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Aarne Reini Died at 68 (1906-1974)

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Alexander Anatolyevich Volkov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Rik Verbrugghe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Andrzej Gołota is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Aarne Salovaara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Aarne Salovaara Died at 58 (1887-1945)

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Andrei Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Aatto Pietikäinen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Aatto Pietikäinen Died at 45 (1921-1966)

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Abdon Pamich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Abdon Pamich age 83

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Bob Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Bob Anderson Died at 90 (1922-2012)

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Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Boris Becker age 49

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Bengt Zikarsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Abe Lenstra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Abe Lenstra Died at 65 (1920-1985)

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Björn Zikarsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Abelardo Fernández is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Carles Puyol is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Carles Puyol age 38

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Viggo Jensen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Viggo Jensen Died at 56 (1874-1930)

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Abiodun Oyepitan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Carlos Boozer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Carlos Boozer age 35

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Abraham de Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Abraham de Oliveira Died at 63 (1880-1943)

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Justine Henin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Justine Henin age 34

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Caroline Wozniacki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Katarina Witt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Katarina Witt age 51

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Abraham Olano is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Abraham Olano age 47

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Charlotte Lewis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Daniel Alfredsson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Ada Kok is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Ada Kok age 69

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Christopher Dean is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Daniel Sedin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Daniel Sedin age 36

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Denise Lewis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Denise Lewis age 44

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Adam Korol is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Adam Korol age 42

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David Bergman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
David Bergman age 35

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Adam Małysz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Adam Małysz age 39

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Christine Ohuruogu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Vassiliy Jirov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Adam Papée is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Adam Papée Died at 95 (1895-1990)

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Monica Seles is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Monica Seles age 43

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Dirk Nowitzki age 38

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Adam Pengilly is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Adam Pengilly age 39

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Adam Saitiev is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Adam Saitiev age 39

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Dominik Hašek is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Mateja Svet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Mateja Svet age 48

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Manfred Schnelldorfer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Adam Wiercioch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe

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Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Europe
Dražen Petrović Died at 29 (1964-1993)