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