Great Olympians

Biographies - CHR


André G. R. E. Chrétien

B. 1907-02-22, represented France
Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Individual 24th 0.24
0.24


Jérôme Christ

B. 1938-04-04, Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France
Basketball
1960 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Gérard Christaud-Pipola

B. 1947-04-18, Voiron, France
Bobsleigh
1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Two−Man 20th 11th 15th dnf 93.782
Four−Man 10th 13th 94.2
187.982


Jacques Christaud-Pipola

B. 1948-08-13, Voiron, France
Bobsleigh
1968 1972 HP
Two−Man 20th 11th 81.25
81.25


Franz Christen

B. 1907-04-22, Madiswil, Switzerland
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 14th 24
24


Nina Christen

B. 1994-02-07, Wolfenschiessen, Switzerland
Shooting (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2016 2021 HP
Women's Air Rifle 16th bronze 2566.4
Women's Small-Bore Rifle, 3 positions sixth gold 7040
9606.4


Werner Christen

B. 1914-04-29, from Bern, represented Switzerland
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:3rd 16.14
16.14


Alfred Grønborg Christensen

B. 1914-05-16, Troldhede, Denmark; D. 1996-09-29
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1948 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 10000m fourth 1200
1200


Allan Hugo Norman Rahr Christensen

B. 1923-09-30, Århus, Denmark; D. 1961-09-08
Shooting
1952 HP
Trap 31st 0.0096
0.0096


Basil Christensen

B. 1938-06-09 in India, represented Great Britain
Hockey
1968 HP
Men's Team (12th) 20
20


Børge Worziger Christensen

B. 1912-05-18, København; D. 1967-08-04
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 42nd 0.00006
0.00006


Devere Woodrow "Chris" Christensen

B. 1918-11-15, Hamilton, Iowa, USA; D. 2013-12-12
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 HP
Men's Team R2:3rd 45.5
45.5


Christen Christensen

B. 1904-09-17, Oslo, Norway; D. 1969-06-02
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Mixed Pairs 15th 12.5
12.5


Christian August Christensen

B. 1876-08-06, København, Denmark; D. 1956-12-05
Athletics - Track and Field
1900 HP
Men's 800 metres fifth 17.2
Men's 1500 metres fifth 1000
1017.2

Olympic Competitor nr 798


Conrad Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6082


Dietrich Christensen

B. 1909-02-19, from Kiel, represented Germany
Sailing
1936 HP
Six metres Class sixth 320
320


Edgar Christensen

B. 1905-04-13, Minneapolis, Minn., USA, represented Norway; D. 1977-07-13
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Edvart Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6977


Emil Christensen

B. 1890-11-23, Frederiksberg, Denmark; D. 1973-10-10
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R1Rep 3.84
3.84


Erik Vilhelm Christensen

B. 1938-01-28, København, Denmark
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000 metres 9th 240
240


Gunnar Normandus Fjord Christensen

B. 1913-07-08, København, Denmark; D. 1986-07-07
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 200 metres R1:6th 0.000049
Men's 400 metres QF:6th 0.364
0.364049


Harald Christensen

B. 1907-04-09, Kolding, Denmark; D. 1994-11-27
Cycling - Track (1 bronze)
1932 HP
Men's 1000 metres Time Trial 7th 600
Men's Tandem bronze 3200
3800


(Jens) Harald Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 4414


Henning Roger Christensen

B. 1918-05-09, Åstrup, Denmark; D. 1973-11-16
Sailing
1952 HP
5.5 metres 11th 64
64


Herluf Eigil Christensen

B. 1924-09-16, Varndrup, Denmark; D. 1970-06
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 800 m R1:dnf 0.000064
0.000064


Johannes Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6600


John Aksel Frederik Christensen

B. 1915-05-25, København, Denmark; D. 1996-03-08
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle SF:16th 6.4
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:9th 40
46.4


John Hansen Christensen

B. 1948-04-29, Christchurch, New Zealand
Hockey (1 gold)
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Team (7th) (9th) gold 3378
3378


Lennart Bendix Christensen

B. 1933-02-06, København, Denmark; D. 1982-12-18
Shooting
1972 HP
Rapid-Fire Pistol 44th -4.24
0.000024


Marius Christensen

B. 1889-11-20, Vejle, Denmark; D. 1964-10-31
Modern Pentathlon
1920 1924 HP
Men's Individual fifth 14th 1524
1524


Mogens Christensen

B. 1929-12-09, Oslo, Norway
Luge
1964 HP
Men's Singles 14th 24
24


Niels Christian Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 3242


Øivind Christensen

B. 1899-10-10, Aker, Norway; D. 1988-07-21
Sailing
1936 1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Two−Person Keelboat (Star) sixth 2992
Two−Person Keelboat (Swallow) 8th
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) fourth
2992


(Alfred) Peik Christensen

B. 1952-05-14, Oslo, Norway
Alpine Skiing
1972 HP
Men's Downhill 36th -3.64
Men's Giant Slalom 23rd 0.256
Men's Slalom dnf -10.40
0.25664


Sigurd Frank Christensen

B. 1911-04-16, København, Denmark; D. 1953-11-23
Sailing
1936 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Olympiajolle) 12th 60
60


Søren Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 5337


Søren Peter Christensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6097


Steen Bach Christensen

B. 1941-11-01, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Sailing (1 silver)
1960 HP
5.5 metres Class silver 4000
4000


Tom Christensen

B. 1944-08-01, Oslo, Norway
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Valborg Marie Christensen

B. 1917-01-12, København, Denmark; D. 2003-06-14
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:10th 150
150


Adèle Christiaens

B. 1909-01-28, Bruxelles, Belgium
Fencing
1936 1948 HP
Women's Foil, Individual QF:6th R1:6th 0.5501
0.5501


William David "Billy" Christian

B. 1938-01-29, Warroad, Minn., USA
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team gold fifth 3700
3700


Donald Christian

B. 1958-08-28, represented Antigua (& Barbuda)
Cycling - Track
1976 HP
Men's 1000 m Time Trial dnf 0.015
Men's Individual Pursuit ac 0.102
0.117


Frederick William Christian

B. 1867-06-14, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1934-04-03
Cricket (1 gold)
1900 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200

Olympic Competitor nr 1411


Gordon Eugene "Gordy" Christian

B. 1927-11-21, Warroad, Minn., USA; D. 2017-06-02
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1956 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Roger Allen "Rog" Christian

B. 1935-12-01, Warroad, Minn., USA; D. 2011-11-09
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team gold fifth 3700
3700


Carl Albert Josef Robert Christiansen

B. 1909-01-19, Oslo, Norway; D. 1990-07-01
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Single Sculls Rep:2nd 136.5
136.5


Carl Lauritz Christiansen

Olympic Competitor nr 6669


Fritz Christiansen

B. 1889-01-27, København, Denmark; D. 1955-08-08
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) R1Rep 6
6


Gerner Hugo Christiansen

B. 1928-03-13, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark; D. 2006-10-03
Canoeing - Flatwater Canadian
1956 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres FI:dnf 320
320


Hans Christiansen

Olympic Competitor nr 6978


Hugo Christiansen

B. 1940-07-05, København, Denmark
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:3rd 51
51


Alfrid Kaare Wesley "Kåre" Christiansen

B. 1911-04-10, Oslo, Norway; D. 1984-10-31
Bobsleigh
1952 HP
Men's Two 13th 32
Men's Four 12th 30
62


Karianne Christiansen

B. 1949-02-24, Tønsberg, Norway; D. 1976-10-30
Alpine Skiing
1972 HP
Women's Downhill 21st 0.64
Women's Giant Slalom 27th 0.04
Women's Slalom dns -4.40
0.68004


Keith Raymond Christiansen

B. 1944-07-14, International Falls, Minn., USA; D. 2018-11-05
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1972 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Lauritz Christian Christiansen

Olympic Competitor nr 7152


Liv Christiansen

competed in 1964 as

Liv Jagge

B. 1943-02-25, Oslo, Norway
Alpine Skiing
1960 1964 HP
Women's Downhill 30th 29th 0.026
Women's Giant Slalom 24th 29th 0.176
Women's Slalom dnf 7th 400
400.202


Lorang Christiansen

B. 1917-01-22, Oslo, Norway; D. 1991-02-02
Cycling - Road
1948 1952 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 28th 0.032
Men's Road Race, Team dnf 10th 25
25.032


Nils Adolph Isabello Christiansen y Fraga

B. 1913-07-08, Manila, the Philippines; D. 1988-07-15
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke SF:9th 240
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:12th 10
250


Peter Fich Christiansen

B. 1941-04-04, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Rowing (1 bronze)
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs fifth bronze 5423
Men's Coxless Fours sixth
5423


Preben Emil Christiansen

B. 1913-12-07, København, Denmark; D. 1979-05-22
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:7th 0.071
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 0.936
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th 0.0000024
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd 1.065
2.0720024


Thomas Knud Christiansen

B. 1920-01-05, København, Denmark; D. 1998-03-12
Aquatics - Diving
1948 1952 HP
Men's Springboard 8th 256
Men's Platform sixth 11th 704
960


Villy Christiansen

B. 1935-04-18, Holstebro, Portugal
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1956 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000 metres 7th 400
400


Alan Christie

B. 1905-06-14, Hamilton, Ont., Canada; D. 2002-01-09
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 400 m QF:3rd 10.76
Men's 4 x 400 m Relay fourth 400
410.76


Linford Christie

B. 1960-04-02, Content Gap, Jamaica, emigrated age seven to Great Britain
Track and Field (1 gold, 2 silver)
1988 1992 1996 HP
100 m silver gold DQ(8th) 10656
200 m fourth SF:5th QF:4th 1734
4 x 100 m Relay silver fourth 1400
13790


Moss Christie

B. 1902-11-26, Sydney, NSW, Australia; D. 1978-12-19
Swimming (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle R1:4th 0.676
Men's 400 m Freestyle R1:4th 3.112
Men's 1500 m Freestyle R1:3rd 40
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay silver 1000
1043.788


Thomas Hildred "Tom" Christie

B. 1927-03-26, from London, England, represented Great Britain
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxless Fours SF:2nd 810
810


Carl-Axel Christiernsson

B. 1898-01-07, Stockholm, Sweden
Athletics
1920 1924 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles sixth fourth 3360
Men's 400 m Hurdles fifth 1500
4860


Otto Christman

Olympic Competitor nr 2358


Robert H.B. Christmas

B. 1924, from Hamilton, Ont., represented Canada
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights SF:2nd 540
540


Louis Christoffel

B. 1886, represented Belgium
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) R2 0.448
0.448


Birte Christoffersen

competed in 1956 and 1960 as

Birte Hanson

B. 1924-03-28, København, Denmark, represented Sweden in 1956 and 1960
Aquatics - Diving (1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Women's Springboard 9th 9th 320
Women's Platform bronze 8th 12th 2856
3176


Bjørn Christoffersen

B. 1926-11-03, Stabekk, Norway; D. 2013-10-23
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 2Rep:2nd 324
324


Hjalmar Christoffersen

Olympic Competitor nr 5264


Robert Christoffersen

B. 1898-02-20, Aarhus, Denmark; D. 1966-09-13
Freestyle Wrestling & Greco-Roman Wrestling
1924 HP
FR Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) SiSF 150
GR Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R5 492
642


Werner Christoph

B. 1943-01-13, Berlin, Germany, represented East Germany
Sailing
1968 1972 HP
Two−Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 12th 66
Three−Person Keelboat (Soling) 14th
66


Pierre Robert Christophe

B. 1880-07-16, Paris, France; D. 1971-02-13
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Statues ac 40.08
40.08


Robert Christophe

B. 1938-02-22, Marseille, France; D. 2016-04-18
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke fourth fourth 4400
Men's 200 metres Backstroke QU:6th 0.2
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay QU:2nd 64
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay QU:3rd 16
4480.2


Suzanne Christophe

represented Belgium
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Else Christophersen

B. 1915-02-11, Oslo, Norway; D. 1968-07-03
Equestrianism
1952 1956 HP
Dressage, Individual 15th 13th 44.5
Dressage, Team 7th 100
144.5


Robert Henry "Bob" Christopherson

B. 1936-10-07, Finlayson, Minn., USA
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-81 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


A. Christory

represented France
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Literature AC 89.43
89.43


Rajendra Absolem Christy

B. 1938-07-01, Bengaluru, Karn., India
Hockey (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280

He was also on the team in 1964, but did not play.


Stanisław Chrobak

B. 1902-05-25, Zakopane, then in Austria, by 1924 in Poland
Biathlon
1924 HP
Men's Military Ski Patrol dnf 480
480


Jerzy Chromik

B. 1931-06-15, Kosztowy, Poland; D. 1987-10-21
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:7th 1.08
Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase R1:7th 1.62
2.7


Józefa Chromik, née Majerczyk

B. 1946-06-10, Poronin, Poland
Cross Country Skiing
1972 HP
Women's 5 kilometres 21st 0.64
Women's 10 kilometres 21st 0.64
Women's 3x5 km Relay 7th 100
101.28


Written 2002-09-12 - last modified 2022-09-21

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