Olympics Popular Belgium Olympic Athletes

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List of popular Belgian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Belgium 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 Belgium who have competed in the Olympics. Belgium has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. Athletes here include everything from Isabelle Pieman to Eva Willemarck.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Belgian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Belgian Olympian of all time?"

Alfons De Wolf is a retired Belgian road race cyclist, a professional from 1979 to 1990. He represented his country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. He was forecast, with Daniel Willems, to be the successor to Eddy Merckx. De Wolf seemed to fulfill that promise by winning the 1980 ...more

Olympic Sport: Cycling

Olympic Country: Belgium

Date Of Birth: 1956-06-22

Place Of Birth: Willebroek, Belgium, Earth, Europe, Western Europe, + more

Nationality: Belgium

Olympic Games Participant: 1976 Summer Olympics

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André Noyelle was a road racing cyclist from Belgium. He won the gold medal in the men's individual road race at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. At the same tournament he also claimed the title in the men's team road race, alongside Robert Grondelaers and Lucien Victor. He was a ...more

Olympic Sport: Road cycling

Olympic Country: Belgium

Date Of Birth: 1931-11-29

Place Of Birth: Ypres, Belgium, Earth, Europe, Western Europe, + more

Nationality: Belgium

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's team road race, Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Road cycling^! individual road race

Olympic Medalist Games: 1952 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 1952 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Axel Merckx is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Belgium Olympic Athletes
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Axel Merckx, is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer. In his professional career that began in 1993 and ended in 2007, he has won an Olympic bronze medal and competed in eight Tours de France, finishing as the highest-placed Belgian rider six times. He is the son of professional cyclist ...more

Olympic Sport: Road cycling

Olympic Country: Belgium

Date Of Birth: 1972-08-08

Place Of Birth: Uccle, Belgium, Earth, Europe, Western Europe, + more

Nationality: Belgium

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race, Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race

Weight: 77.0

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Road cycling, individual road race

Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal

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Bart Mollin is an Olympic Alpine Skier. ...more

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Olympic Country: Belgium

Date Of Birth: 1981-03-06

Place Of Birth: Belgium, Earth, Europe, Western Europe, European Union

Nationality: Belgium

Weight: 90.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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