List of Olympic athletes born in Bavaria, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Bavaria 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 Bavaria who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Bavaria Olympians were born in Bavaria, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list below has a variety of athletes, like Dirk Nowitzki and Carlos Boozer, in it.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Bavaria?" and "Which Olympians were born in Bavaria?"