Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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List of Olympic athletes born in Middle East, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Middle East 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 Middle East who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Middle East Olympians were born in Middle East, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List athletes include Ali Parvin, Parviz Ghelichkhani and many additional athletes as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Middle East?" and "Which Olympians were born in Middle East?"

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Abbas Jadidi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 49

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Abdel Moneim El-Guindi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Died at 75 (1936-2011)

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Abdollah Movahed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Abdullah Al-Waked is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Abdullah Zubromawi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Ahmad Mnajed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 36

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Ahmad Mohammad Hasher Al Makto... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Ahmad Salah Alwan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Ahmed Ismail El Shamy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Ali Mazaheri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Ali Mazaheri age 35

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Ali Parvin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 70

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Alireza Dabir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 40

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Alireza Heidari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Alireza Rezaei is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Amir Reza Khadem is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Amir Zargari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 37

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Amos Mansdorf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 52

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Amr Aly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 55

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Arash Miresmaeili is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Arash Miresmaeili age 37

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Ariel Ze'evi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 41

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Asghar Ebrahimi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Asghar Ebrahimi age 35

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Askari Mohammadian is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Avi Cohen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Died at 54 (1956-2010)

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Ayelet Ohayon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 43

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Basil Gorgis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
age 56