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