Great Olympians

Biographies - COS


Aldo Cosentino

B. 1947-10-19, Tunis, Tunisia, represented France
Boxing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R16 R32 R32 84.202
84.202


Antonio Cosentino

B. 1919-03-10, Napoli, Italy; D. 1993
Sailing (1 bronze)
1952 1956 1960 HP
6 metres class 8th 2848
5.5 metres class 7th
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) bronze
2848


Egidio Cosentino

B. 1927-03-06, Genova, Italy
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26
26


Renato Cosentino

B. 1909-11-16, Napoli, Italy; D. 1996-06-14
Sailing
1936 1948 HP
Six metres Class fifth 8th 628
628


Cormic Cosgrove

Olympic Competitor nr 2361


Osman Coşgül

B. 1928-07-01, İstanbul, Turkey; D. 2001-10-08
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:8th 0.272
Men's 10000 metres 15th 10
10.272


Aleksandar Ćosić

B. 1922-01-19, Pančevo, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:4th 17
17


Krešimir Ćosić

B. 1948-11-26, Zagreb, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1995-05-25
Basketball (1 gold, 2 silver)
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team silver fifth silver gold 9625
9625


Adrian Cosma

B. 1950-06-05, București, Romania
Handball (1 silver, 2 bronze)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team bronze silver bronze 5016
5016


Alexandru Cosma

B. 1926-02-21, București, Romania
Weightlifting
1952 HP
Bantamweight (-56 kg) dnf 2.4
2.4


Ion Cosma

B. 1937-07-11, Târgu Mureș, Romania
Cycling - Road
1960 1964 HP
Men's Road Race fifth 59th 1500
Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial sixth 9th 600
2100


Remus Cosma

B. 1952-11-12, represented Romania
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Light-Flyweight (-48 kg) R1 1.475
1.475


Jean Georges Cosmat

B. 1910-07-03, Nantes, France; D. 2010-03-29
Rowing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Fours bronze 1920
1920


Massimo Cosmelli

B. 1943-08-06, Rosignano Marittimo, Italy
Basketball
1968 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Marian Cosmescu

B. 1950-10-03, București, Romania
Modern Pentathlon
1972 HP
Men's Individual 38th -3.32
Men's Team 12th 10
10.00032


Costel Coșniță

B. 1943-04-16, Galați, Romania
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1972 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 m fifth 750
750


Orlando Cossani

B. 1932-08-02, represented Argentina; D. 2004-03
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:14th 24
24


Agostino Cossia

B. 1930-12-21, Napoli, Italy; D. 2016-09-14
Boxing
1956 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


José Manuel Cossio Martínon

B. 1942-11-04, Las Palmas de Gran Canaría, Spain
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:31st 0.0064
0.0064


Francesco Cossu

B. 1907-01-11, Roma, Italy
Rowing (1 bronze)
1932 HP
Men's Coxless Fours bronze 1920
1920


Antoine Costa

Olympic Competitor nr 3572

Born in (then French) Algeria


Arturo Costa Valdés

B. 1945-12-10, La Habana, Cuba
Shooting
1968 1972 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol 20th 1.5
Free Pistol 46th -5.96
1.5000096


Francesca Costa

B. 1939-02-16, Lodi, Italy
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 72nd -10.40
Women's Team Combined 10th 25
25


Héctor José Costa Massironi

B. 1929-07-30, Montevideo, Uruguay
Basketball (2 bronze)
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Team (bronze) bronze 8th 2208
2208


João Antônio de Menezes Pita e Castro da Penha e Costa

B. 1920-07-21, Lisboa, Portugal; D. 2010-10-03
Fencing
1948 1952 HP
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd R1:3rd 3.755
3.755


Joseph Rego Costa

B. 1919-07-03, Fall River, Mass., USA; D. 2002-04-27
Football
1948 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Lázaro Costa Méndez

B. 1957-03-27, La Habana, Cuba
Aquatics - Water Polo
1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 7th fifth 700
700


Manoel da Silva Costa

B. 1953-02-14, Uruguaiana, RGdS, Brazil; D. 2015-10-17
Football
1972 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7.25
7.25


Marlenis Costa Blanco

B. 1973-07-30, La Palma, Cuba
Volleyball (3 gold)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Women's Team gold gold gold 19200
19200

Member of the Cuban Volleyball team that won gold at Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney.
She lists Fidel Castro as her most admired person, and this is apparently real, because not all the Cuban athletes say this.


Narciso Valdares Costa

B. 1903-06-21, from São Paulo, represented Brazil; D. 1966-02-02
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 400 m R1:3rd 0.00033
Men's 800 m R1:6th 0.000049
0.000379


Salvador Costa i Fontclará

B. 1931-03-17, Puerta de la Selva, Spain
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 1Rep:3rd 5.1
5.1


Costantino Costantini

B. 1904-08-09, Oneglia, Italy; D. 1982-06-09
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - Architectural Designs HM & 2 AC 928.874
928.874


Dino Costantini

B. 1940-10-18, San Ginesio, Italy
Equestrianism - Eventing
1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual 29th dnf 0.02
Three-Day Event, Team 8th dnf 64
64.02000125


Salvatore Costantino

B. 1919-01-11, Soccavo, Italy; D. 1973
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's Marathon dnf 0.000096
0.000096


Tommaso Costantino

B. 1885-06-23, Tunis, Tunisia, represented Italy; D. 1950-02-28
Fencing (2 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Foil, Individual SF:4th 18.13
Men's Foil, Team gold 1600
Men's Épée, Team gold 1600
3218.13


Francisco Costanzo Milano

B. 1912-11-04, Montevideo, Uruguay
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Francisco Costas

B. 1907, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 100 m R1:4th 0.00000031
Men's 200 m R1:6th 0.000000021
0.000000331


Arturo Coste Albaradejo

B. 1927-06-15, represented Mexico
Aquatics - Water Polo
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 0.98
0.98


Charles Gustave Léonce Coste

B. 1924-02-08, Ollioules, France
Cycling - Track (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's Team Pursuit gold 4800
4800


Émile Coste

Olympic Competitor nr 283


Jorge Coste

B. 1959-01-28, represented Mexico
Aquatics - Water Polo
1976 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Mihai Iuliu Coste

B. 1938-12-09, Timișoara, Romania
Volleyball
1964 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Marian Costea

B. 1952-06-13, București, Romania
Ice Hockey
1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 7th Prel:4th 364
364


Bernard Patrick "Pat" Costello, Jr.

B. 1929-03-12, Detroit, Mich., USA; D. 2014-07-12
Rowing (1 silver)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Double Sculls 2Rep:2nd silver 5540
5540


Paul Vincent Costello

B. 1894-12-27, Philadelphia, Pa, USA; D. 1986-04-17
Rowing (3 gold)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Double Sculls gold gold gold 48000
48000

In 1920 and 1924 he partnered his uncle John Kelly, Sr. (father of Grace) in the double sculls; in 1928 he was partnered by Charles McIlvaine in the same event. His son Bernard Paul Costello Jr. (born 1929) won silver in the double sculls in 1956.


Julio César Costemalle

B. 1914-05-03, Montevideo, Uruguay
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 1948 HP
Men's Team QU:4th QU:3th 12.63
12.63


Charles Victor Coster van Voorhout

B. 1942-03-31, Amstelveen, the Netherlands; D. 2016-11-26
Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team (7th/8th) 164
164

He was also on the team in 1960, but did not play.


Nicholas "Nick" Costes

B. 1926-08-03, Farrell, Penn., USA; D. 2003-03-24
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Marathon 20th 1.5
1.5


Grigore Costescu

B. 1934-04-11, București, Romania
Basketball
1952 HP
Men's Team QR:4th 0.252
0.252


Costiesco

Olympic Competitor nr 630


Carlo Costigliolo

B. 1893-08-10, Genoa, Italy; D. 1968-12-16
Gymnastics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system gold 1600
1600


Luigi Costigliolo

B. 1892-04-24, Genoa, Italy; D. 1939-08-22
Gymnastics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Individual combined 8th 320
Men's Team combined, European system gold 1600
1920


Paolo Costoli

B. 1910-06-12, Firenze, Italy; D. 1966-01-28
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 1932 HP
Men's 400 m Freestyle R1:3rd SF:6th 74
Men's 1500 m Freestyle SF:5th 130
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay dq 6.4
210.4


Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2022-08-03

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