List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Italy, with photos when available. These are the best Italian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Italian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Italian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Italy 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.
Matteo Soragna and Alexander Ploner are included on this list along with many more.
This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Italian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Italy?"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 Italy Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Italy.
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7 8 1 Denise Karbon Denise Karbon is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from northern Italy. She competed in the technical events and specializes in giant slalom.
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10 10 4 Margherita Granbassi Women's Foil individual, Women's Foil team Margherita Granbassi is an Italian foil fencer.
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12 6 1 Roland Fischnaller Roland Fischnaller is a professional snowboarder.
13 5 0 Corinna Boccacini Corinna Boccacini is a professional snowboarder.
14 5 0 Jordan Giordano added Andrea Bargnani