List of popular Chinese Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from China 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 China who have competed in the Olympics. China has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Guo Dan and Pang Wei.This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Chinese Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Chinese Olympian of all time?"