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
Abbas Jadidi age 48

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Abdel Moneim El-Guindi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Abdel Moneim El-Guindi 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
Ahmad Mnajed age 35

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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
Ali Parvin age 69

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Alireza Dabir is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Alireza Dabir age 39

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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
Amir Zargari age 36

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Amos Mansdorf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Amos Mansdorf age 51

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Amr Aly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Amr Aly age 54

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Arash Miresmaeili is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Arash Miresmaeili age 36

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Ariel Ze'evi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Ariel Ze'evi age 40

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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
Avi Cohen 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
Ayelet Ohayon age 42

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Basil Gorgis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Basil Gorgis age 55

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Dov Lupi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Dov Lupi age 68

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Ebrahim Javadi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Ehsan Haddadi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Ehsan Haddadi age 32

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El Sayed Nosseir is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
El Sayed Nosseir Died at 63 (1905-1968)

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Esmaeil Elmkhah is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Esmaeil Elmkhah Died at 53 (1936-1989)

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Esther Roth-Shahamorov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Falah Hassan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Falah Hassan age 64

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Farid Simaika is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Farid Simaika Died at 36 (1907-1943)

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Fuad Anwar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Fuad Anwar age 46

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Gal Fridman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Gal Fridman age 41

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Galit Chait is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Galit Chait age 42

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Gholam Hossein Mazloomi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Gholamreza Takhti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Gholamreza Takhti Died at 38 (1930-1968)

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Giora Spiegel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Giora Spiegel age 69

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Hadi Saei Bonehkohal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Hady Khashaba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Hady Khashaba age 44

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Haidar Abdul-Amir is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Haidar Abdul-Jabar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Hamid Sourian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Hamid Sourian age 31

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Hamzah Idris is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Hamzah Idris age 44

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Hassan Rowshan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Helen Upperton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Hossein Reza Zadeh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East

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Hussein Hegazi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East
Hussein Hegazi Died at 70 (1891-1961)

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Hussein Sulaimani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Middle East