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Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Albania  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Albania, with photos when available. These are the best Albanian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Albanian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Albanian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Albania is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

List features Romela Begaj, Rovena Marku and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Albanian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Albania?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Albania Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Albania.
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Romela Begaj


Romela Begaj is a female Albanian weightlifter. On 11 November 2014 in Almaty she became world champion in the Snatch style for the category up to 63 kg. Previously Begaj represented Albania at the 2008 European Weightlifting Championships where she took home the silver medal. She also represented ...more

Olympic Country: Albania

Olympic Sport: Weightlifting

Nationality: Albania

Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

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Sahit Prizreni


Sahit Prizreni is a male freestyle wrestler from Albania. He participated in Men's freestyle 60 kg at 2008 Summer Olympics. He was eliminated in 1/8 of final losing with Bazar Bazarguruev from Kyrgyzstan. Prizreni participated in Men's freestyle 60 kg at 2004 Summer Olympics as well where he was ...more

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Sidni Hoxha


Sidni Hoxha is an Albanian swimmer who participated for the first time in the 2008 Olympic Games in the 50 m freestyle at the age of 16 years old. Hoxha currently swims for Old Dominion University in Virginia. He swam for the Albanian swim club Tirana Defina Sport, which was initially coached by ...more

Olympic Country: Albania

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Nationality: Albania

Olympic Games Participant: The London 2012 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics

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Erkand Qerimaj


Erkand Qerimaj is an Albanian weightlifter, current European champion. ...more

Olympic Country: Albania

Olympic Sport: Weightlifting

Nationality: Albania

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

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