List of Olympic athletes born in Southeast Asia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from Southeast Asia 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 Southeast Asia who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular Southeast Asia Olympians were born in Southeast Asia, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. List includes Daniel Kowalski, Lee Chong Wei and more.This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from Southeast Asia?" and "Which Olympians were born in Southeast Asia?"