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Popular Chile Olympic Athletes

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List of popular Chilean Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Chile 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 Chile who have competed in the Olympics. Chile has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List athletes include Nicolás Massú, Marco Antonio Arriagada Quinchel and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Chilean Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Chilean Olympian of all time?"
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  • Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi (American Spanish: [feɾˈnando ɣonˈsales]; born 29 July 1980) is a retired professional tennis player from Chile. During his career he made it to the quarterfinal round of all four Grand Slam tournaments. He played his only major final at the 2007 Australian Open, losing to top-seeded Roger Federer. He is the fourth male tennis player in history to have won each Olympic medal (gold in doubles and bronze in singles at Athens 2004, and silver in singles at Beijing 2008). The gold medal González won together with Nicolás Massú in the 2004 Olympic doubles competition was the first ever gold medal won by Chile at the Olympics. Throughout his career, González...  more
    • Olympic Sport: Tennis
    • Olympic Country: Chile
    • Date Of Birth: 1980-07-29
    • Place Of Birth: Santiago,Chile,Santiago Metropolitan Region,Santiago Province,Earth
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's Singles,Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Singles,Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Doubles
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Tennis, singles,Men's Tennis, doubles
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics,2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

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    Jorge Mandru is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Chile....  more
    • Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing
    • Olympic Country: Chile
    • Date Of Birth: 1986-05-05
    • Place Of Birth: Osorno,Chile,Earth,Latin America,South America
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Weight: 81.8
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics
    • Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing
    • Olympic Country: Chile
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Marcelo Arriagada Quinchel (born August 22, 1973) is a male professional track and road cyclist from Chile. An older brother of Marco Arriagada he competed for his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he didn't finish the men's individual road race....  more
    • Olympic Sport: Road cycling
    • Olympic Country: Chile
    • Date Of Birth: 1973-08-22
    • Nationality: Chile
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Road cycling, individual road race
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics