List of popular Italian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Italy 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 Italy who have competed in the Olympics. Italy 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 range from Matteo Soragna to Diego Occhiuzzi.This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Italian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Italian Olympian of all time?"