|Men's Kayak Singles 1000m||R1:5th||130|
Olympic Competitor nr 3797
Born: April 8, 1882 in Kikinda, Severni Banat, Serbia
Olympic Competitor nr 6586
(*) roster not known
Born in (the Hungarian-speaking part of) present-day Serbia, he represented Austria in 1912. He represented Hungary in 1928, and his daughter competed for Hungary, so I class him as Hungarian.
|Men's 800 metres||7th||400|
|Men's Giant Slalom||31st||0.0064|
B. 1931-01-01, Leningrad (now St-Petersburg), Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2001-09-30
Shooting (2 gold)
|Small-Bore Rifle, three positions||gold||6400|
|Small-Bore Rifle, prone||29th||0.016|
The first Olympic Champion for the Soviet Union.
He was a foundling, found on a train to Leningrad in 1931. He was given a birthdate of 1/1 and the name Bogdanov (God-given). During WW2, aged 12, he was surrounded in Leningrad. He succeeded in breaking through the lines and became signalman on a warship.
At Melbourne, he had an equal total of 1172/1200 but he had a better prone score.
|Men's 100 m Freestyle||14th||16|
|Men's 200 m Freestyle||8th||256|
|Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay||silver||1000|
|Men's 4 x 100 m Medley Relay||(fifth)||64|
|Men's Sabre, Team||bronze||640|
|Men's High Jump||QU:23rd||0.384|
|Men's Middleweight (-75 kg)||gold||9600|
|Women's Foil, Individual||SF:8th||bronze||QF:4th||3874.05|
|Men's 10000 metres||13th||25.6|
Olympic Competitor nr 6096
Olympic Competitor nr 2975
|Men's 100 metres Freestyle||SF:14th||R1:42nd||16.00004|
|Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay||8th||R1:11th||80|
Gymnastics (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
On the Soviet team in 1988, the Unified team in 1992, the Belarus team in 1996.
|Men's Light Heavyweight (-87 kg)||silver||6000|
|Men's High Jump||16th||9.6|
|Women's 100 m Butterfly||bronze||2560|
|Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay||gold||1600|
|Women's 4 x 100 m Medley Relay||(silver)||64|
|GR Men's Flyweight (-52 kg)||bronze||3840|
|FR Men's Flyweight (-52 kg)||10th||150|
|Men's Road Race, Individual||16th||8|
|Men's Road Race, Team||AC||27|
|Women's Shot Put||11th||fourth||11th||2592|
|Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay||sixth||160|
|Men's Nordic Combined||12th||40|
|Men's Giant Slalom||dnf||dnf||-8.10|
|Women's Individual Combined||101st||-16.64|
|Women's Team Combined||15th||2.5|
|Men's Light−Middleweight (-71 kg)||QF||861|
|Men's 400 metres||QF:8th||-2.91|
|Men's Lightweight (-68 kg)||bronze||3120|
Carrying a Latvian name, and competing for Rīga, this athlete should be called a Latvian.
|Two−Person Keelboat (Star)||14th||20|
|Men's 5000 metres||R1:4th||14.5|
Written 2000-12-02 - last modified 2022-08-02
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