List of Olympic athletes born in Punjab, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Punjab 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 Punjab who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Punjab Olympians were born in Punjab, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. This list contains athletes like Milkha Singh and Robbie Brightwell.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Punjab?" and "Which Olympians were born in Punjab?"