Great Olympians

Biographies - ALL


Alphonse Allaert

B. 1875-07-13, represented Belgium
Archery (2 gold, 1 silver)
1920 HP
Target Archery, 28m, Team silver 1000
Target Archery, 33m, Team gold 1600
Target Archery, 50m, Team gold 1600
4200


Ditta Allah

B. 1947-10-22, represented Pakistan
Freestyle Wrestling
1972 1976 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 20th 18th 5.34
5.34


Émile Allais

B. 1912-02-25, Megève, France; D. 2012-10-17
Alpine Skiing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined bronze 3840
3840


Belcaïd Allal

B. 1939-12-25, Marrakech, Morocco
Basketball
1968 HP
Men's Team 16th 3.2
3.2


Ahmed Issam Allam

B. 1931-09-13, Al-Qahira, Egypt, represented the UAR in 1960
Gymnastics
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 126th 110th -
Men's Team All-Around 16th 15th 4.1
Men's Floor Exercise 122nd -
Men's Horse Vault 18th 0.64
Men's Parallel Bars 67th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 70th -
Men's Rings 67th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 182nd -
4.74


Mohamed Abdel Khalek Allam

B. 1921, Al-Qahira, Egypt; D. 2011-01
Aquatics - Diving
1948 HP
Men's Platform 24th 0.16
0.16


Alister Millar Allan

B. 1944-01-28, Freuchie, Scotland, Great Britain
Shooting (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, 3 Positions bronze silver 38th 6560.000256
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 9th 51st 2760.00002624
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Prone fourth fifth 43rd
9320.00028224


Donald John Allan

B. 1949-09-24, Melbourne, Vict., Australia
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 57th -7.60
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 16th 4.8
4.80000006


Maurice Allan

B. 1945-10-30, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
Freestyle Wrestling
1976 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-90 kg) 12th 60
60


Scott Hazzard Allan

B. 1946-05-27, Pasadena, Cal., USA
Sailing
1972 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 23rd 0.32
0.32


Wanda Allan

competed in 1984 as

Wanda Sadegur

B. 1955-01-24, Victoria, BC, Canada
Archery
1976 1980 1984 HP
Women's Individual 16th 36th 9.60096
9.60096


Henry Allard

B. 1885-05-13, Bordeaux, France; D. 1953-03-20
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 8th 128
128


Jacques Henry Jules Marie Allard

B. 1925-09-08, represented France; D. 2015-07-15
Sailing
1952 HP
5.5 metres 14th 16
16


Roland Allard

B. 1911-06-04, Megève, France
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined 22nd 0.6
0.6


Lesley Allardice

B. 1957-07-08, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle 26th 0.064
Women's 200 m Freestyle 17th 4
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 12th 10
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay 10th 25
39.064


Gilbert Allart

B. 1902-06-16, Bailleul-sur-Berthoult, France; D. 1989-12-17
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles SF:5th 25.8
25.8


Robert Philippe Marie Allart

B. 1913-11-29, Bruxelles, Belgium
Weightlifting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) 7th 601.5
Men's Middle−Heavyweight (-90 kg) dnf
601.5


Peter Charles Allday

B. 1927-06-27, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2018-03-10
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 1956 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 21st 9th 240.96
240.96


Allègré

represented France
Artistic Gymnastics
1900 HP
Men's Individual combined 26th 0.096
0.096

Olympic Competitor nr 1072


Pierre Alleene

B. 1909-07-19, Roubaix, France
Weightlifting
1936 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 8th 384
384


Jean-Pierre Allemand

B. 1942-04-04, Plougeurneau, France
Fencing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Épée, Individual sixth 800
Men's Épée, Team QF fourth 482
1282


Pierre Allemane

B. 1882-01-19, Montpellier, France; D. 1956-05-24
Football (1 silver)
1976 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

He was also on the team in 1908, but did not play.

Olympic Competitor nr 1606


Aileen Allen

B. 1888-12-22, Prince Edward Island, Canada, represented the USA
Aquatics - Diving
1920 HP
Springboard (1 & 3m) fourth 1600
1600


William Charles "Bill" Allen

B. 1947-12-20, Minneapolis, Minn., USA
Sailing (1 gold)
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) gold 6400
6400


Claude Allen

Olympic Competitor nr 2114


David Allen

B. 1943-06-12, from Sheffield, England, represented Great Britain
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 15th 12.5
12.5


Fred Allen

Olympic Competitor nr 6528


Harry Allen

Olympic Competitor nr 2230


Henry Allen

B. 1889-08-11, West Point, NY, USA; D. 1971-12-21
Equestrianism - Jumping
1920 HP
Jumping, Individual 7th 600
600


Hugh Allen

from County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, represented Ireland
Sailing
1948 HP
Two-Person Keelboat (Swallow) 13th 32
32


John William Allen

B. 1926-01-15, Buffalo, NY, USA; D. 2006-09-16
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 24th 0.16
0.16


(James) Kanati Allen

B. 1947-01-25, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 2011-12-31
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 80th -11.10
Men's Team All-Round 7th 100
100


Lawrence Allen

B. 1921-04-25, Sheffield, England, Great Britain; D. 2018-12-16
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 10km Walk R1:dq 0.256
0.256


Lee Dale Allen

B. 1934-12-28, St. Francis, Kans., USA; D. 2012-06-11
Wrestling - Freestyle & Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1956 1960 HP
FR Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 11th 96
GR Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 8th 384
480


Leonard John "Len" Allen

B. 1931-05-22, represented Great Britain
Freestyle Wrestling
1964 HP
Men's Welterweight (-78 kg) 15th 15
15

In the 1962 Commonwealth Games he competed for England.


Lisa-Marie Allen

B. 1960-09-16, Glendale, Cal., USA
Figure Skating
1980 HP
Women's Singles fifth 1500
1500


Ian Graeme Keith "Mick" Allen

B. 1938-06-25 in NSW, represented Australia
Rowing
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Coxed Fours fourth fifth 10th 2025
2025


Michael Gary "Mike" Allen

B. 1935-05-20, Los Angeles, Cal., USA
Cycling - Road
1964 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 20th 0.75
0.75


Richard James Allen

B. 1902-06-04, Nagpur, Mah., India; D. 1969
Hockey (3 gold)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Hockey gold gold gold 19200
19200

Goalkeeper for India and Port Commissioners (Calcutta). He was an outstanding goalkeeper. He did not concede a single goal at Amsterdam. He played only one match at Los Angeles (there were only three teams and two matches and both goalkeepers got a chance) and conceded one goal in a 11-1 win - it is reported the goal was scored while he was off the pitch signing autographs. He conceded only five goals at Berlin.


Roger Allen

B. 1952-05-05, Aklavik, NWT, Canada
Cross Country Skiing
1972 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 50th -5.10
Men's 4x10 km Relay 13th 6.4
6.400001

A member of the Inuvik Ski Club.


Roseanne Allen

B. 1954-03-07, Aklavik, NWT, Canada; D. 2009-06-20
Cross Country Skiing
1972 HP
Women's 5 kilometres 40th -3.10
Women's 3x5 km Relay 10th 25
25.0001


Russell Allen

B. 1913-03-10, Orwell, Ohio, USA; D. 2012-04-02
Cycling - Track
1932 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fifth 750
750


Scott Ethan "Scotty" Allen

B. 1949-02-08, Newark, NJ, USA
Figure Skating (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Men's Singles bronze 3840
3840


Terry Allen

Olympic Competitor nr 7213


Wendy Irene Allen

B. 1944-11-16, San Pedro, Cal., USA
Alpine Skiing
1968 HP
Women's Giant Slalom 22nd 0.4
Women's Slalom dnf -5.16
0.4000016


Theodor "Theo" Allenbach

B. 1925-01-11, Adelboden, Switzerland; D. 2004-05-28
Nordic Combined & Cross-Country Skiing
Nordic Combined 1948 HP
Individual 17th 6
Cross-Country Skiing 1948
18 km 30th 0.01
6.01


Jaime Allende Maíz

B. 1924-07-22, Bilbao, Spain; D. 2003-10-19
Hockey
1948 HP
Men's team R1:4th 34
34


José Luis Allende y García Baxter

represented Spain; D. 2015-01-26
Sailing
1948 HP
Two-Person Keelboat (Star) 9th 200
200


Arthur Allers

Olympic Competitor nr 7159


Ejler Allert

Olympic Competitor nr 6728


Julio Alles

B. 1900-10-09, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Rowing
1924 HP
Men's Eights Rep:2nd 500
500


(Patricia) Kim Alletson

B. 1958-06-30, Aklavik, NWT, Canada
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Women's Individual 14th 24
24


Francis William "Bill" Alley

B. 1936-04-20, Newark, NJ, USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:23rd 0.384
0.384


Steven James "Steve" Alley

B. 1953-12-20, Minneapolis, Minn., USA
Ice Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Jeffrey Alleyne

B. 1938-06-25, Bridgetown, Barbados, represented Canada
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Light−Middleweight (-71 kg) R3 79.13
79.13

Considering that the colony of Barbados was a member of the West Indies Federation in 1960, and there was even a Barbadian on that team (Jim Wedderburn), Alleyne must be considered Canadian, as that was the nation he chose to represent.


Liselotte Anni "Lilo" Allgayer

B. 1915-10-06, Offenbach am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 2009-12-23
Fencing
1952 HP
Women's Foil, individual SF:6th 78
78


Derek Swithin Allhusen

B. 1914-01-09, London, England, Great Britain
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1968 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual silver 5000
Three-Day Event, Team gold 1600
6600


Yves Ällig

B. 1944-09-11, represented Switzerland
Figure Skating
1964 HP
Mixed Pairs 17th 5
5


Ruben Allinger

B. 1891-12-23, Uppsala, Sweden; D. 1979-01-09
Ice Hockey
1924 HP
Men's Teams fourth 800
800


Lucien Alliot

B. 1877, Paris, France; D. 1967
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture 3 works 87.72
87.72


John Cotton Allis

B. 1942-05-31, Boston, Mas., USA
Cycling - Road
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Road Race 75th 62nd -8.60
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 20th 20th 1.5
1.500000006015


Louis Allis

Olympic Competitor nr 2231


(Peter Werner) Klaus Allisat

B. 1938-05-08, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany in 1968
Fencing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Sabre, Team sixth 7th/8th 242
242


Ian Alistair Allison

B. 1909-07-26, Greenock, Scotland, Great Britain, lived in Windsor, represented Canada; D. 1990-08-04
Basketball (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Philip Allison

B. 1889-05-21, Walla Walla, Wash., USA; D. 1982-07-04
Fencing
1924 HP
Men's Foil, Team QF:3rd 68
68


Percy Allman-Smith

Olympic Competitor nr 4932


Antonio Allochio

B. 1888-09-20, Paitone, Italy; D. 1956-07-18
Fencing (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Épée, Team (gold) 160
160


Fernando Alloni

B. 1925-05-11, Milano, Italy
Speed Skating
1948 HP
Men's 5000 metres 37th 0.0004
0.0004


Eugène Allonsius

B. 1937-12-12, Westdorpe, the Netherlands, represented Belgium
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 HP
Men's 1500 metres SF:10th 100
Men's 5000 metres R1:6th R1:6th 0.728
100.728


Stanley Fabian Allotey

B. 1942-11-14, represented Ghana
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:7th 0.057
Men's 4x100 metres Relay SF:8th 2.05
2.107


Hussan Ali Allouba

from Al-Qahira, represented Egypt
Football
1920 HP
Men's Team R1 33.8
33.8


Edward James "Ted" Allsopp

B. 1926-08-15, Edenhope, Vict., Australia
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 20 kilometres Walk 10th 100
Men's 50 kilometres Walk dnf 17th 4.64
104.64


Lynne Marie Allsup

B. 1949-01-02, Bloomington, Ill., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1964 HP
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay gold 64
64


Rose "Rosie" Allwood

B. 1952-11-21, Boston Beach, Jamaica
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 1980 HP
Women's 100 metres SF:8th SF:5th QF:22nd 138.6
Women's 200 metres 8th QF:5th 258.29
Women's 4x100 m Relay sixth sixth 320
Women's 4x400 m Relay R1:5th 32.5
749.39


Written 2002-10-27 - last modified 2023-01-27

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