Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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List of Olympic athletes born in Balkans, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Balkans 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 Balkans who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Balkans Olympians were born in Balkans, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List features athletes like Marin Čilić, Blanka Vlašić and more!

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Balkans?" and "Which Olympians were born in Balkans?"

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Admir Smajić is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Admir Smajić age 53

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Aleksandar Đurić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Almir Velagić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Alois Podhajsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Alois Podhajsky Died at 75 (1898-1973)

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Andrija Anković is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Andrija Anković Died at 43 (1937-1980)

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Andrija Delibašić is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Ante Miročević is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Anton Josipović is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Antonio Ristevski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Billy Celeski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Billy Celeski age 31

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Blagoje Vidinić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Blagoje Vidinić Died at 72 (1934-2006)

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Blanka Vlašić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Bojan Kosić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Bojan Kosić age 26

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Boro Primorac is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Boro Primorac age 62

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Branko Lazarević is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Branko Stanković is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Branko Stanković Died at 81 (1921-2002)

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Cvijan Milošević is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Darko Damjanovski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Davor Jozić is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Davor Jozić age 56

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Dragoljub Brnović is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Dragoslav Šekularac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Dražen Dalipagić is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Dževad Šećerbegović is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Dževad Šećerbegović age 61

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Erjon Tola is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Erjon Tola age 30

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Fahrudin Jusufi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Gjorgji Icoski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Goran Prpić is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Goran Prpić age 52

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Goran Vujević is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Ibrahim Biogradlić is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Irfan Smajlagić is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Ivan Ćurković is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Ivica Osim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Ivica Osim age 75

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Jasna Fazlić is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Jasna Fazlić age 46

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Jelena Kostanić Tošić is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Jelena Lolović is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Josip Pirmajer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Kuzman Sotirović is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Kuzman Sotirović Died at 82 (1908-1990)

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Lazar Radović is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Leonidas Sampanis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Leonidas Sampanis age 46

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Ljubomir Radanović is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Marin Čilić is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Marin Čilić age 28

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Mehmed Baždarević is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Mervana Jugić-Salkić is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Milan Galić is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans
Milan Galić Died at 76 (1938-2014)

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Milko Gjurovski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Miloš Hrstić is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Miloš Šestić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Mirela Maniani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans

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Mirjana Boševska is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Balkans