Great Olympians

Biographies - AKE


Adolfas Akelaitis

B. 1910-01-16, Marijampolė, Lithuania, then part of Russia; D. 2007-12-21
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's High Jump 33rd 0.00384
0.00384


Anatoly Vasiliyevich Akentyev

B. 1939-12-23, Kaluga, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Cross-Country Skiing
1968 HP
Men's 15 km 16th 6.4
Men's 30 km 10th 100
Men's 50 km 20th 1
Men's 4x10 km Relay fourth 400
507.4


Nils Åkerblom

B. 1895-09-17, Sollefteå, Sweden; D. 1974-10-12
Equestrianism - Jumping
1920 HP
Jumping, Individual 23rd 0.384
0.384


Harry Mikael Åkerfelt

B. 1915-05-04, Tvärminne, Finland; D. 2008-07-21
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1948 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000m sixth 640
640


Rainer Robert Åkerfelt

B. 1934-12-02, Snappertuna, Finland
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 metres SF:6th 3.24
3.24


Rolf Rafael Åkerfelt

B. 1941-07-13, Tammisaari, Finland
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 metres SF:6th 3.24
3.24


Nils Erik Åkerlindh

B. 1913-03-31, Sevalla, Sweden; D. 1992-04-23
Wrestling - Freestyle
1936 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+87 kg) fourth 2400
2400


Gunnar Åkerlund

B. 1923-11-20, Nyköping, Sweden; D. 2006-10-04
Canoeing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1948 1952 HP
K2 10000 m gold silver 7800
7800


Olle Åkerlund

B. 1911-09-28, Annedal, Sweden; D. 1978-02-04
Sailing (1 gold)
1932 HP
Six metres Class gold 3200
3200


Bruce Robert Akers

B. 1953-02-28, represented Australia
Freestyle Wrestling
1972 1976 HP
Men's Welterweight (-74 kg) 20th 15th 16.5
16.5


Charles Arthur "Charlie" Akers

B. 1939-07-12, Rumford, Maine, USA; D. 2016-06-30
Cross-Country Skiing & Biathlon
1960 1964 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 50th 0.000001
Men's 20 kilometres Biathlon 16th 9.6
9.600001


(Carl) Arne (Wilhelm) Åkerson

B. 1940-08-23, Gävle, Sweden
Sailing
1968 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Finn) 7th 600
600


Jan-Erik Åkerström

B. 1935-10-10, Stockholm, Sweden
Bobsleigh
1964 HP
Two−Man dnf 0.8
0.8


Henry John "Hank" Akervall

B. 1937-08-24, Port Arthur, Ont., Canada; D. 2000-02-18
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Bruno Åkesson

Olympic Competitor nr 5581


Nikolaos Akestoridis

Olympic Competitor nr 2844

A member of the Ifitos Kairou club of Caïro, so he's on the "Egyptian" team.


Written 2011-10-07 - last modified 2022-03-11

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