List of Olympic athletes born in Malaysia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Malaysia 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 Malaysia who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Malaysia Olympians were born in Malaysia, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Athletes include everyone from Lee Chong Wei to Wong Pei Tty.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Malaysia?" and "Which Olympians were born in Malaysia?"