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This is a list of popular Argentinian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Argentina have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Argentina who have competed in the Olympics.

Argentina has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. The list you're viewing contains athletes like Agustin Torres, Lionel Messi, Carlos Delfino, and Ariel Ortega.

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Agustin Torres is an Olympic Alpine skier. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1978-08-17

Place Of Birth: Argentina, Earth, Latin America, South America

Nationality: Argentina

Weight: 72.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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Alejandro Montecchia is a retired Argentine-Italian professional basketball player. He played at the point guard position. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1972

Place Of Birth: Bahía Blanca, Argentina, Buenos Aires Province, Bahia Blanca Partido, Earth, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Andrés Nocioni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Andrés Marcelo Nocioni is an Argentine professional basketball player who currently plays for Real Madrid of the Spanish Liga ACB. He was a two-time All-Euroleague selection before spending eight seasons in the NBA from 2004 to 2012. His natural position is small forward, but he does sometimes play at power forward. A regular member of the Argentine national team, Nocioni was part of the team that won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He has also helped the Argentine national team to win the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championship in Indianapolis. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Basketball

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1979-11-30

Place Of Birth: Santa Fe, Argentina, Santa Fe Province, La Capital Department, Santa Fe, + more

Nationality: Italy, Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's basketball

Weight: 102.0

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's basketball

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

Also Ranked

#7 on The Greatest South American NBA Players

#39 on The Best NBA Players Who Played Overseas

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Ariel Ortega is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Argentina Olympic Athletes
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Arnaldo Ariel Ortega is a retired Argentine football attacking midfielder. His nickname is "El Burrito", thus he is called "Burrito Ortega". Ariel Ortega first played for Club Atlético River Plate on 14 December 1991 and until 1996 and returned in 2000–02, 2006–08 and 2009–11. Ortega's other clubs include Fenerbahçe, Parma, Sampdoria, Valencia, and Newell's Old Boys. Ortega played for his country in the 1994, 1998, and 2002 World Cups. He was also a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Football

Olympic Country: Argentina

Date Of Birth: 1974-03-04

Place Of Birth: Libertador General San Martín, Argentina, Ledesma Department, Jujuy, Earth, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's football

Olympic Medalist Games: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1996 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal

Also Ranked

#56 on The Greatest South American Footballers of All Time

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