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List of Olympic athletes born in Scandinavia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Scandinavia 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 Scandinavia who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Scandinavia Olympians were born in Scandinavia, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples include Henrik Sedin and Henrik Lundqvist.

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

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Daniel Alfredsson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aage Steen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aage Steen Died at 82 (1900-1982)

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Aarne Reini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aarne Reini Died at 68 (1906-1974)

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Aarne Salovaara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aarne Salovaara Died at 58 (1887-1945)

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Christoffer Vikström is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Taina Kolkkala is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aatto Pietikäinen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aatto Pietikäinen Died at 45 (1921-1966)

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Ådne Søndrål is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Gustaf Lindblom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Gustaf Lindblom Died at 69 (1891-1960)

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Elias Katz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Elias Katz Died at 46 (1901-1947)

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Adolf Valentin Lindfors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Adolf Valentin Lindfors Died at 80 (1879-1959)

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Åge Ellingsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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John Ljunggren is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
John Ljunggren Died at 81 (1919-2000)

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Åge Lundström is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Åge Lundström Died at 85 (1890-1975)

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Agne Holmström is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Agne Holmström Died at 56 (1893-1949)

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Erik Elmsäter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Erik Elmsäter Died at 87 (1919-2006)

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Agneta Andersson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Åke Grönhagen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Åke Grönhagen Died at 89 (1885-1974)

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Matti Närhi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Matti Närhi age 41

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Christoffer Svae is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Marianne Pettersen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Åke Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Åke Karlsson Died at 47 (1911-1958)

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Åke Lindman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Åke Lindman Died at 81 (1928-2009)

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Daniel Sedin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Daniel Sedin age 36

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Åke Seyffarth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Åke Seyffarth Died at 79 (1919-1998)

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Harri Olli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Harri Olli age 32

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David Ekholm is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
David Ekholm age 38

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Emil Hegle Svendsen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Jaakko Ojaniemi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aki Berg is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aki Berg age 39

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Erika Holst is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Erika Holst age 38

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Ville Räikkönen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aki Heikkinen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aki Heikkinen age 37

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Aki Karvonen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aki Karvonen age 59

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Eskil Ervik is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Eskil Ervik age 42

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Pekka Vasala is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Pekka Vasala age 68

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Matti Hautamäki is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aki Lahtinen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Aki Lahtinen age 58

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Even Wetten is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Even Wetten age 34

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Aki Parviainen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Filip Fischer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Filip Fischer age 36

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Akilles Järvinen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Akilles Järvinen Died at 38 (1905-1943)

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Gro Kvinlog is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Gro Kvinlog age 40

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Gunnar Lindström is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Gunnar Lindström Died at 55 (1896-1951)

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Gro Hammerseng is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Aksel Lund Svindal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Ulf Samuelsson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia

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Henrik Sedin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia
Henrik Sedin age 36

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Halvard Hanevold is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Scandinavia