List of Olympic athletes born in Costa Rica, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Costa Rica Olympians were born in Costa Rica, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List features athletes like Júnior Díaz, Álvaro Saborío.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Costa Rica?" and "Which Olympians were born in Costa Rica?"