List of popular Australian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Australia 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 Australia who have competed in the Olympics. Australia has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. Athletes include everything from John Devitt to Kevin O'Halloran.This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Australian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Australian Olympian of all time?"