Great Olympians

Biographies - BOU


Ali Bouachra

B. 1940-09-08, represented Morocco
Football
1964 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Émile Bouard

Olympic Competitor nr 324


Ahmed Bouazza

B. 1940, Tétouan, Morocco
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R2 1.088
1.088


Fathallah Bouazzaoui

B. 1942, Salé, Morocco
Basketball
1968 HP
Men's Team (16th) 3.2
3.2


Béchir Bouazzat

B. 1908-10-05, Gammarth, Tunisia, then colony of France, represented France; D. 1944-04-12
Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Individual 28th 0.0384
0.0384


Mohamed Boubekeur

B. 1941, Tafraout, Morocco
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Light−Welterweight (-63 kg) R2 1.02
1.02


Lešek Boubela

B. 1910-01-07, represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 45.5
45.5


Eliška Boubelová

B. 1916-04-08, represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:22nd 0.6
0.6


Mohamed Bouboud

B. 1952-11-11, represented Morocco
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:13th 6.4
6.4


Henry Charles Boucha

B. 1951-06-01, Warroad, Minn., USA
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1972 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

A full-blooded Chippewa Indian.


Mohamed Bouchara

B. 1944, Casablanca, Morocco
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R32 1.088
1.088


Henri Bouchard

B. 1875-12-13, Dijon, France; D. 1960-11-30
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture AC 29.24
29.24


Donatien Bouché

B. 1882-05-10, Sainte-Marie-sur-Mer, France; D. 1965
Sailing (1 gold)
1928 HP
8 metres Class gold 3200
3200


Robert "Bob" Boucher

B. 1943-06-12, Halifax, NS, Canada
Speed Skating & Track Cycling
1968 1968 HP
Men's 500 metres 25th 0.10
Men's Sprint Rep:2nd -2.34
0.1034


Gaétan Boucher

B. 1958-05-10, Charlesbourg, Québ., Canada
Speed Skating (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1976 1980 1984 1988 HP
500 m 14th 8th bronze - 2832
1000 m sixth silver gold fifth 15050
1500 m - 15th gold 9th 6570
24452


René Boucher

B. 1928-12-01, Paris, France
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights Rep:dns 26
26


Émile Bouchès

B. 1896-07-03, Maubeuge, France; D. 1946-06-12
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system bronze 640
640


Alain Pierre Marie Bouchet

B. 1927, represented France; D. 1975-07-15
Equestrianism - Eventing
1956 HP
Eventing, Individual dnf 0.00000008
Eventing, Team dnf -
0.00000008


M. Bouchez

represented France
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 27th 0.06
0.06


John D. M. N. Bouchier-Hayes

B. 1944-12-17, Dublin, Ireland
Fencing
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:6th R1:5th R1:6th 0.00000525
Men's Foil, Team R1:4th 1.3
Men's Épée, Individual QF:6th R1:5th 0.00340045
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 0.778
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th R1:6th 0.000706
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd 22.75
24.8321117


Bouchon

Olympic Competitor nr 1092


Michel Bouchonnet

B. 1940-07-17, Reuilly, France
Artistic Gymnastics
1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual combined 83rd 54th -6.16
0.00000016


André Bouchoule

B. 1948-05-23, represented France
Freestyle Wrestling & Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 1976 HP
FR Men's Middleweight (-82 kg) 16th 14th 33.6
GR Men's Middleweight (-82 kg) 16th 10th 159.6
193.2


Daniël Bouckaert

B. 1894-05-17, Waregem, Belgium
Equestrianism - Miscelaneous (2 gold)
1920 HP
Voltige, Individual gold 8000
Voltige, Team gold 1600
9600


Henri Bouckaert

Olympic Competitor nr 1511


Jean Pierre Boudehen

B. 1939-01-11, Petit-Couronne, France; D. 1982-09-04
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint & Canoeing - Kayak (1 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres silver 5000
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres SF:4th 34
5034


Albertina Charlotte "Nadia" Boudesoque Noblecourt de Haro Oliva

B. 1918-04-11, Montcomet, France, represented Mexico; D. 2014-01-17
Fencing
1948 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:6th 0.0041
0.0041


Antoine Boudet

represented France
Equestrianism - Dressage
1920 HP
Dressage, Individual 10th 150
150


Julienne Boudewijns

B. 1929-08-11, Antwerpen, Belgium
Gymnastics
1948 HP
Women's Team All-Around 11th 32
32


Rached Boudhina

B. 1949-12-01, represented Tunisia
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team 16th 3.2
3.2


David Boudia

B. 1989-04-24, Abilene, Texas, USA
Diving (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
2008 2012 2016 HP
Men's Platform 10th gold bronze 9060
Men's Synchronized Platform fifth bronze silver 6237
15297


Alain Bouffard

B. 1939-09-24, Nantes, France
Rowing
1960 1964 HP
Men's Eights fourth 7th 1000
1000


Jean Bouffechoux

Olympic Competitor nr 6024


Bernard Bouffinier

B. 1943-01-22, Crosne, France
Canoeing - Sprint Canadian
1968 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres Rep:4th 125
125


Herbert Bouffler

Olympic Competitor nr 2532


Thelma Boughner

B. 1918-09-27, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Aquatics - Diving
1936 HP
Women's Springboard 15th 10
Women's Platform 22nd 0.4
10.4


Helen Boughton-Leigh

B. 1906-01-15, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; D. 1999-12-28
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Women's Alpine Combined 21st 0.96
0.96


Émile Bougnol

Olympic Competitor nr 672


René Bougnol

B. 1911-01-07, Montpellier, France; D. 1956-06-20
Fencing (2 gold, 1 silver)
1932 1936 1948 1952 HP
Men's Foil, Individual 8th fifth 1570
Men's Foil, Team gold silver gold 6300
Men's Épée, Individual SF:10th 1.625
Men's Épée, Team QF:3rd 68
7939.625


Albert Bouguin

Olympic Competitor nr 2770


R. Bouillet

represented France
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Rapid−fire Pistol 32nd 0.006
0.006


Jean Bouin

Olympic Competitor nr 3451


Marc Émile Bouissou

B. 1931-04-06, Paris, France; D. 2018-11-23
Rowing (1 silver)
1952 HP
Men's Coxless Fours silver 3000
3000


Marcel K. Boulad

B. 1905-03-01, Al-Qahira, Egypt; D. 1977-04-05
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:8th 0.011
Men's Épée, Team QF:4th 5.2
5.211


Pierre Bouladou

B. 1925-11-18, Montpellier, France
Weightlifting
1948 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) sixth 960
960


V. Boulakakis

Olympic Competitor nr 3101


Boulanger (1)

Olympic Competitor nr 327


Boulanger (2)

Olympic Competitor nr 1108


Jacques Boulanger

B. 1927-04-26, represented France; D. 1956-08-04
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Maurice Julien Boulanger

B. 1909-04-13, represented Belgium
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Decathlon 17th 6
6


René Boulanger

B. 1895-04-22, Hautmont, France; D. 1949-08-12
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system bronze 640
640


Victor Boulanger

B. 1940-07-15, Talara, Peru
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Jean-Pierre Boulard

B. 1942-12-03, Épernay, France
Cycling - Road
1968 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 15th 7.5
7.5


Jean Boulège

Olympic Competitor nr 328


Marcel Boulenger

Olympic Competitor nr 285


John Boulicault

B. 1906-06-27, St.Louis, MO, USA; D. 1984-07-11
Road Cycling
1924 HP
Men's Road Race, Time Trial 33rd 0.0032
Men's Road Race, Time Trial, Team 12th 10
10.0032


Roland Boullanger

B. 1939-01-11, Paris, France
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:35th 0.00125
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:11th 16
16.00125


Julien Boullery

Olympic Competitor nr 5534


Alberto Luis Boulloussa Dobal

represented Uruguay
Boxing
1948 HP
Men's Lightweight (-62 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Fernand Boulmant

represented France
Cycling - Track
1900 HP
Men's Sprint R1:dnq -2.25
0.0025

Olympic Competitor nr 1561


Alfred Boulnois

represented France
Cycling - Track
1900 HP
Men's Sprint R1:dnq -2.25
0.0025

Olympic Competitor nr 1539


Robert Bouloux

B. 1947-05-20, Ploubalay, France
Cycling - Road
1968 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 15th 7.5
7.5


Gardner Boultbee

B. 1907-04-23, Vancouver, BC, Canada; D. 1980-08-01
Sailing (1 bronze)
1932 HP
Six metres Class bronze 1280
1280


John Peter Boulter

B. 1940-11-18, Colchester, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's 800 metres SF:9th 160
Men's 1500 metres SF:9th 3.28
163.28


Kea Bouman

B. 1903-11-23, Almelo, the Netherlands; D. 1998-11-17
Tennis (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Women's Singles R3 65.94
Mixed Doubles bronze 1920
1985.94


Piet Bouman

Olympic Competitor nr 5278


Sander Boumans

B. 1893-04-22, from Antwerpen, represented Belgium; D. 1952-11-06
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) fifth 1500
1500


Georgios Boumboulis

Olympic Competitor nr 2615


Huibert Boumeester

B. 1900-10-18, Jakarta, Dutch East Indies, represented the Netherlands; D. 1959-12-06
Rowing
1920 HP
Men's Eights R1:2nd 287
287


Peter Boumphrey

B. 1919-04-10, Rochford, England, Great Britain; D. 2004-11-10
Alpine Skiing
1948 HP
Men's Downhill dnf 0.00000000000000000048
0.00000000000000000048


André Bounal

Olympic Competitor nr 4908


(Al-)Naceur Bounatouf

B. 1949-01-18, represented Tunisia
Volleyball
1972 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Harold Bounsall

B. 1897-09-05, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Cycling - Track & Cycling - Road
1920 HP
Men's Sprint RepF:2nd 150
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
Men's 50 km dnf 0.0096
Men's Road Race dnf 0.000008
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
580.509608


Charles Bounton

B. 1880-05-09, Gosport, England, Great Britain; D. 1968-12-22
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol 9th 240
240


Jules Bouquet

B. 1888-11-30, Moulins, France; D. 1955-10-30
Greco-Roman Wrestling & Freestyle Wrestling
1920 1924 HP
GR Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) R2 40.5
FR Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) R2 312
352.5


Marcel Bouraine

B. 1886, Pontoise, France; D. 1948
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture 13 works 380.12
380.12


Djamel Bouras

B. 1971-08-11, Givors, France
Judo (1 gold)
1996 2000 HP
Men's Half Middleweight (-81 kg) gold fifth 10830
10830


Louis Bourban

B. 1917-08-15, from Saas-Fee, represented Switzerkand
Cross-Country Skiing
1948 HP
Men's 50 km 19th 1.6
1.6


Patrick Pierre Yves Charles Bourbeillon

B. 1947-03-24, Angers, France; D. 2015-07-14
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 4x100 m Relay 7th 100
100


Roger Maurice Bourbonnais

B. 1942-10-26, Edmonton, Alb., Canada
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team fourth bronze 2080
2080


Antoine Bourcier

B. 1879, represented France
Equestrianism - Dressage
1924 HP
Dressage, Individual 15th 15
15


Nicole Bourdiau

B. 1948-06-02, Écuisses, France
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Women's Individual All-Round 69th -9.16
Women's Team All-Round 7th 100
100.00000000016


Alberto Bourdillón

B. 1943-03-13, represented Argentina
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:11th 16
16


Fernand Bourgaux

B. 1919-12-25, Bruxelles, Belgium
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 200 m R1:3rd 0.023
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:dnf 2.5
2.523


Alexandre Marcel Paul Maurice "Alex" Bourgeois

B. 1914-04-18, Bruxelles, Belgium
Fencing
1952 HP
Foil, Team SF:3rd 205
205


Jean-Marie Bourgeois

B. 1939-11-19, Morbier, France; D. 2020-06-06
Nordic Combined
1968 HP
Men's Individual 38th -3.38
0.000384


Lloyd Bourgeois

B. 1903-01-24, New Orleans, Louis., USA; D. 1968-09-19
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Triple Jump 11th 96
96


Yvonne Bourgeois

B. 1902-05-06, Paris, France; D. 1983-05-12
Tennis
1924 HP
Women's Doubles fourth 1200
1200


Eugène Bourgoin

B. 1880-02-12, Rheims, France; D. 1924-10-30
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture AC 29.24
29.24


Élie Bourgois

Olympic Competitor nr 1091


Bourgougnoux

Olympic Competitor nr 1121


Edouard Bourguignon

B. 1887-08-18, represented Belgium
Tug-of-War (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Bruce Bourke

B. 1929-02-05, Brighton-Le-Sands, NSW, Australia
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle SF:9th 160
Men's 100 metres Backstroke SF:13th 38.4
198.4


Catherine "Triny" Bourkel

B. 1927-04-16, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Athletics
1948 HP
Women's High Jump 14th 24
24


Clifford Frederick "Cliff" Bourland

B. 1921-01-01, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 2018-02-01
Athletics (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's 200 m fifth 1000
Men's 4x400 m Relay gold 1600
2600


Clayton Bourne

B. 1904-04-25, Atlin, BC, Canada; D. 1986-12-31
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 100 m Free-style SF:5th 130
130


Munroe Bourne

B. 1910-06-26, Victoria, BC, Canada; D. 1992-07-11
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle R1:4th R1:3rd R1:29th 100.186
Men's 100 m Backstroke SF:4th SF:4th R1:24th 984.24
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay bronze fourth 7th 1140
2224.426


Robert Bourne

Olympic Competitor nr 6802


Edward Owen "Teddy" Bourne

B. 1948-09-30, London, England, Great Britain
Fencing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R2;4th SF:6th 0.497
Men's Épée, Team QF R1:3rd R2 122.28
122.777


Claude Bourquard

B. 1937-03-05, Belfort, France
Fencing (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Épée, Individual sixth R1:5th 800.00000045
Men's Épée, Team bronze 7th/8th 722
1522.00000045


Hans Bourquin

B. 1917-10-16, from Biel, represented Switzerland; D. 1998
Rowing (1 gold)
1928 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs gold 8000
8000


André Bourreau

B. 1934-12-03, represented France
Judo
1964 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) R1:2nd 79.13
79.13


Bernard Bourreau

B. 1951-09-02, Garat, France
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 38th -3.38
0.000384


Bourry

Olympic Competitor nr 1137


Abdel Aziz Bousarsar

B. 1948-11-16, represented Tunisia
Volleyball
1972 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Richard James "Dick" Boushka

B. 1934-07-29, Springfield, Ill., USA
Basketball (1 gold)
1956 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Josef Bouška

B. 1945-08-25, Trnava, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Pierre Félicien Bousmanne

B. 1925-04-11, Bruxelles, Belgium
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's team R1 65
65


Adolphe Bousquet

B. 1899-08-14, Maraussan, France; D. 1972-03-17
Rugby (2 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Team silver silver 4000
4000


Jean Boussod

Olympic Competitor nr 497


Maxime Bousselaire

B. 1901, from Montrouge, represented France
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's Shot Put QU:22nd 0.6
0.6


Hugh Boustead

B. 1895-04-14, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), represented Great Britain; D. 1980-04-03
Modern Pentathlon
1920 HP
Men's Individual 14th 24
24

A real Cosmopolitan. He was born in Ceylon, returned to England in 1904, served in the Navy and fought for the South African Scots regiment in France, and with the Cossacks in the Russian steppes. After the Olympics, he served for Britain in East Africa, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Yemen. He took part in expeditions in the Himalayas, Lybia and Greenland, and died in Dubai.


Simone Boutarel

B. 1892, Paris, France
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Painting AC 63.04
63.04


Abdel Amid Boutefnouchet

B. 1932-01-15, represented France
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) R1 2.153
2.153


Robert Boutigny

B. 1927-07-24, Villeneuve-le-Roi, France
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint (1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000m bronze 3840
Men's Canadian Singles 10000m 8th 384
4224


Kim Boutin

B. 1994-12-16, Sherbrooke, Québ., Canada
Short Track Speed Skating (1 silver, 3 bronze)
2018 2022 HP
Women's 500 m bronze bronze 5120
Women's 1000 m silver 29th 4000.016
Women's 1500 m bronze 10th 2660
Women's 3000 m Relay eighth fourth 464
Mixed 2000 m Relay sixth 160
12404.016


Jan Adolf Boutmy Prins

B. 1930-12-10, Amersfoort, the Netherlands, lived in Curaçao, represented the Netherlands Antilles
Fencing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:5th R1:6th -2.44
0.0044

He lived in Curaçao, so he should now be considered to have the Dutch nationality.


Joop Boutmy

Olympic Competitor nr 5279


Alphonse Bouton

B. 1908-04-15, represented France
Rowing
1936 1948 HP
Men's Eights Rep:3rd Rep:dns 60
60


Maurice Monney-Bouton

B. 1892-02-24, France; D. 1965-06-15
Rowing (2 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Coxed Pairs silver 5000
Coxless Pairs silver 5000
10000


Paul Bouveret

B. 1920-09-26, represented France
Cross-Country Skiing
1948 HP
Men's 18 km 48th 0.00000256
0.00000256


Charles A. Bouvet

B. 1918-10-17, Allinges, France; D. 2005-05-26
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's Pole Vault 17th 6
6


André Bouvier

Olympic Competitor nr 4829


Charles Bouvier

B. 1898-08-28, from Genève, represented Switzerland; D. 1964
Bobsleigh (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Two 7th 500
Men's Four gold 4800
5300


Henri Bouvier

B. 1901, from Paris, represented France
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 200 m Breaststroke R1:3rd 60
60


Pierre Bouvier

B. 1934-04-14, represented France
Bobsleigh
1956 HP
Four‐Man 18th 1.92
1.92


Charles "Charly" Bouvy

B. 1942-12-02, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 2003-03-31
Bobsleigh & Hockey
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team Hockey 9th 10th 130
Four−Man 17th 3
133


Nico Bouvy

Olympic Competitor nr 5206


Alfons Bouwens

represented Belgium
Boxing
1920 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-53.5 kg) R1 136.5
136.5


Antoine Bouwens

Olympic Competitor nr 1192


Herman Bouwens

Olympic Competitor nr 7247


Gerrit Bouwhuis

B. 1888-05-27, Ommen, the Netherlands; D. 1957-03-23
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Free Rifle, team 16th 1.6
1.6


Henricus Nicolaas "Henk" Bouwman

B. 1929-06-30, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1985-12-27
Hockey (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's team (bronze) 800
800


Jan Bouwman

B. 1935-11-27, Heemstede, the Netherlands; D. 1999-12-18
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:29th 0.016
0.016


Marit Bouwmeester

B. 1988-06-17, Wartena, the Netherlands
Sailing (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2012 2016 2021 HP
Women's One Person Dinghy (Laser-Radial) silver gold bronze 24300
24300


Vladimír Bouzek

B. 1920-12-03, Třebíč, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2006-07-31
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

He was the coach of the 1956 Czechoslovak Olympic team.


Lakdar Bouzid

B. 1936-01-04, Gafsa, Tunisia
Modern Pentathlon
1960 HP
Men's Individual 56th -7.80
Men's Team 17th 1
1.00000008


Written 2000-12-02 - last modified 2022-09-24

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