List of Olympic athletes born in Arab world, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Arab world have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from Arab world who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Arab world Olympians were born in Arab world, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Oussama Mellouli and Charlie Magri are only the beginning of the athletes on this list.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Arab world?" and "Which Olympians were born in Arab world?"