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?"