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


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

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

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.


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 2022-07-05

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