Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in Peru

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List of Olympic athletes born in Peru, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Peru 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 Peru who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Peru Olympians were born in Peru, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different athletes, including Luis Horna and Denisse Fajardo.

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

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Alberto Gallardo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 61 (1940-2001)

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Alejandro Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 36 (1908-1944)

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Ángel Uribe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 65 (1943-2008)

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Cecilia Tait is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 55

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Cenaida Uribe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 52

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Denisse Fajardo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru

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Edwin Vásquez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 71 (1922-1993)

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Gabriela Pérez del Solar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru

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Jaime Yzaga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 50

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Jorge Alcalde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Jorge Alcalde Died at 74 (1916-1990)

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Juan Valdivieso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 97 (1910-2007)

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Leyla Chihuán is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru

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Luis Horna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 37

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Milagros Moy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 42

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Roberto Carcelen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru

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Rosa Garcia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
age 53

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Teodoro Fernández is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in Peru
Died at 83 (1913-1996)