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?"