Great Olympians

Biographies - BOO


Boo Kim Siang

B. 1938-01-21, represented Malaysia
Weightlifting
1964 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 19th 2.4
2.4

The MADMen indicate that he was "SIN"(gaporean), but without any additional information, I shall not accept that attribution.


Michael Robert Booker

B. 1937-04-16, London, England, Great Britain
Figure Skating
1956 HP
Men's Singles fifth 1500
1500


Bernard H. J. Boone

B. 1919-09-23, represented France
Hockey
1948 1952 HP
Men's team R1:4th R1 99
99


Narong Boonfuang

B. 1957-06-13, represented Thailand
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Pinit Boonjoung

B. 1954-11-25, represented Thailand
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R1 1.786
1.786


Manus Boonjumnong

B. 1980-06-23, Thailand
Boxing, (1 gold, 1 silver)
2004 2008 HP
-64 kg gold silver 15600
15600


Jozef "Jos" Boons

B. 1943-02-13, Laakdal, Belgium; D. 2000-12-15
Cycling - Road
1964 HP
Men's Road Race 38th -3.38
0.000384


Josef Boons

B. 1897, represented Belgium
Track Cycling
1924 HP
Men's 50 km dnf 0.00096
0.00096


Tjabel Boonstra

B. 1899-06-04, Assen, the Netherlands
Cycling - Track
1920 HP
Men's Sprint R1:3rd 0.034
Men's Tandem R1:3rd 135
135.034


Somsak Boontud

B. 1952-11-24, represented Thailand
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:6th SF:8th 2.141
2.141


Gunnar Böös

Olympic Competitor nr 5774


Wolfgang Boos

B. 1946-01-13, Füssen, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1976 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Derek Charles Joseph Boosey

B. 1942-07-15, Poona (now Pune), British India, lived in London, represented Great Britain
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Jaap Boot

B. 1903-03-01, Wormerveer, the Netherlands; D. 1986-06-14
Athletics (1 bronze)
1924 1928 HP
Men's 100 m R1:4th 0.00000031
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay bronze 640
Men's Long Jump 8th 384
1024.00000031


Klaas Boot

B. 1898-07-28, Oudkarspel, the Netherlands; D. 1969-05-12
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 71st -
Men's Team Combined 8th 64
Men's Vault 69th -
Men's Parallel Bars 66th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 71st -
Men's Rings 81st -
Men's Pommeled Horse 77th -
64


Vernon Patrick "Pat" Boot

B. 1914-10-22, Kaikoura, New Zealand; D. 1947-01-05
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 800 metres SF:7th 1.08
1.08


Brian Charles Booth

B. 1933-10-19, Bathurst, NSW, Australia
Hockey
1956 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Frank Booth

B. 1910-10-04, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1980-12-01
Swimming (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay silver 1000
1000


Michael Booth

B. 1946-01-20, Huddersfield, England, Great Britain
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 91st -14.64
-14.64


Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Booth

B. 1963-01-04, Sydney, NSW, Australia, represented the Netherlands after 2004
Sailing (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
Two Person Catamaran (Tornado) bronze silver fifth fifth 11770
11770

Two medals were not enough to ensure him a spot on the Australian team for his home town, so he switched countries and competed in two more Olympics.


Sharon Booth

B. 1956-06-26, represented Australia
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle 26th 0.064
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 8th 64
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay 9th 40
104.064


Verne Booth

B. 1898-10-27, Sayer, ND, USA; D. 1979-09-27
Athletics (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's 10000 m dnf 0.004
Men's Cross-Country dnf 0.00032
Men's Cross-Country, team (silver) -
0.00432


William Neal Booth

B. 1944-09-19, represented Australia
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R32 1.02
1.02


Dora Boothby

Olympic Competitor nr 3157


Lorna Marie Boothe

B. 1954-12-05, Kingston, Jamaica, represented Great Britain
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 1980 HP
Women's 100 m Hurdles SF:8th R1:18th 16.14
16.14


Schalk David Booysen

B. 1927-08-22, Pretoria, South Africa; D. 2011-05-01
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:4th 0.676
Men's 400 metres R1:4th 0.00009
0.67609


Robert Lewis "Bob" Boozer

B. 1937-04-26, Omaha, Nebr., USA
Besketball (1 gold)
1960 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Written 2000-12-02 - last modified 2022-08-05

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