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