List of Olympic athletes born in France, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from France 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 France who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular France Olympians were born in France, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples of athletes on this list: Alain Bernard, Alizé Cornet and more.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from France?" and "Which Olympians were born in France?"