Great Olympians

Biographies - BIA


Yvan Bia

B. 1935-08-14, Calais, France
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team (10th) 20
20


Emerico Biach

B. 1893-11-23, Nagykanizsa, Hungary, represented Italy
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 200 m Breaststroke R1:5th 0.467
0.467


Carlo Biagi

B. 1914-04-20, Viareggio, Italy; D. 1986-04-16
Football (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Adriana Biagiotti

B. 1947-07-19, Prato, Italy
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Women's Individual All-Round 58th -7.26
0.0000000256


Czesław Gerzawy Białas

B. 1931-06-19, Szopienice, Poland; D. 1991-06-24
Weightlifting
1952 1956 1960 HP
Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) 19th 617.4
Middle−Heavyweight (-90 kg) dnf 7th
617.4


Valentine Bialas

B. 1903-01-10, Boston, Mass., USA; D. 1965-03-09
Speed Skating
1924 1928 1932 HP
Men's 500 m 17th 4
Men's 1500 m sixth 640
Men's 5000 m sixth sixth 1280
Men's 10000 m 8th - fifth 1256
3180


Ryszard Białowąs

B. 1947-07-14, Sulechów, Poland; D. 2004-02-23
Basketball
1972 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Miguel Biancalana

B. 1902-09-14, from São Paulo, represented Brazil
Fencing
1948 HP
Men's Épée, Individual SF:7th 26
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 1.065
27.065


Ruggero Biancani

B. 1915-01-25, Bologna, Italy; D. 1993-02
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:ac 3.607
3.607


Sergio Bianchetto

B. 1939-02-16, Torre (Padova), Italy
Cycking - Track (2 gold)
1960 1964 HP
Tandem gold gold 16000
Sprint silver 6000
22000

Twice world sprint champion, in 1961 and 1962.


Alvaro Bianchi

B. 1925-04-23, from Firenze, represented Italy
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs SF:4th 410
410


Bianco Bianchi

B. 1917-04-06, Quarrata, Italy; D. 1997-07-17
Track Cycling (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team Pursuit silver 3000
3000


Bruno Bianchi (1)

B. 1904-05-02, Genova, Italy; D. 1988-08-22
Sailing (1 gold)
1936 1948 HP
Eight metres Class gold 5250
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) fifth
5250


Bruno Bianchi (2)

B. 1943-09-26, Trieste, Italy; D. 1966-01-28
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:36th 0.00064
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:11th 8th 80
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay sixth 160
240.00064

He died in a plane crash in Germany, together with several other Italian swimmers. (Sergio De Gregorio, Dino Rora)


Bruno Bianchi (3)

B. 1939-02-09, Genova, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 4x400 metres Relay R1:9th 40
40


Carlos Bianchi

B. 1910-12-19, Córdoba, Argentina; D. 1935
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 100 metres SF:4th 328
Men's 200 metres fifth 1000
1328


Francesco Bianchi

B. 1940-01-15, Melegnano, Italy; D. 1977-09-20
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:5th 0.043
Men's 1500 metres R1:26th 0.064
0.107


Gabriele Bianchi

B. 1901-07-27, Verona, Italy; D. 1974-10-08
Art Competitions (1 bronze)
1936 1948 HP
Music - Instrumental and Chamber HM 4576
Music - Vocals bronze
4576


Luis J. Bianchi

represented Argentina
Hockey
1948 HP
Men's team R1:2nd 410
410


Pietro Bianchi

Olympic Competitor nr 6467


Pietro Ubaldo Bianchi

B. 1895-02-14, Genova, Italy; D. 1962-05-21
Weightlifting (1 silver)
1920 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) silver 6000
6000

He had the same result as Albert Pettersson and received the silver medal (rather than the bronze) on the toss of a coin.


Renata Bianchi

B. 1926-07-12, Comigliano, Italy; D. 1966
Gymnastics (Artistic) & Rhytmic Gymnastics
1948 1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 55th -
Women's Team All-Around 8th sixth 288
Women's Floor Exercise 78th -
Women's Horse Vault 58th -
Women's Uneven Bars 45th -
Women's Balance Beam 85th -
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 10th 25
313


René Bianchi

B. 1934-05-20, Conflans-sur-Seine, France
Cycling - Track (1 silver)
1956 HP
Men's Team Pursuit silver 3000
3000


Enrico "Rico" Bianchi

B. 1930-05-13, Chur, Switzerland
Rowing (1 silver)
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Coxed Fours silver 3034
Men's Eights Rep:3rd
3034


Enrico Bianchini

B. 1903-07-30, Robbio, Italy; D. 1971-10-24
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 7.078
7.078


Louise Bianchini

B. 1867-08-11, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1943-03-18
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Paintings 7 entries 26.068
26.068


Mario Bianchini

B. 1914-05-13, Roma, Italy; D. 1957-06-01
Boxing
1932 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) fourth 2400
2400


Héctor F. Biassini

B. 1951-10-04, represented Argentina
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Eights 11th 32
32


Vincenso "Vincenzino" Biava

B. 1916-04-18, Zerboló, Italy; D. 2004-04-01
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle,  Three Positions 41st -4.64
0.000064


Written 2002-10-27 - last modified 2022-01-22

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