Great Olympians

Biographies - CRA


Archibald Crabbe

B. 1903-03-07, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 1981
Bobsleigh
1924 HP
Men's Four/Five fifth 750
750


Clarence "Buster" Crabbe

B. 1908-02-07, Oakland, Cal., USA; D. 1983-04-23
Swimming (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1928 1932 HP
400 m Free-style fourth gold 8000
1500 m Free-style bronze fifth 3560
11560


Colette Crabbe

B. 1956-10-10, Liège, Belgium
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 200 m Breaststroke 29th 0.016
Women's 400 m Individual Medley 12th 60
60.016


Gustave Crabbe

B. 1914-06-04, represented Belgium; D. 1978-07-03
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team Rep1 0.54
0.54


Reginald Crabbe

Olympic Competitor nr 2915


René Crabos

B. 1899-02-07, Saint-Sever, France; D. 1964-06-17
Rugby (1 silver)
1920 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Cornel Nicolae Crăciun

B. 1925-07-29, Crucea de Sus, Romania
Nordic Combined & Cross-Country Skiing
Nordic Combined 1952 HP
Men's Individual 19th 2.4
Cross-Country Skiing 1952 HP
Men's 18 km 68th 0.000000000256
2.400000000256

He also competed in the 1948 demonstration event of Military Ski Patrol.


Moise Crăciun

B. 1927-06-02, Săcele, Romania
Cross-Country Skiing
1952 HP
Men's 18 km 61st 0.0000000064
Men's 4x10 km Relay 10th 25
25.0000000064


Göran Patrik Crafoord

B. 1939-03-27, Göteborg, Sweden
Sailing
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 20th 1
1


John Melvin Craft

B. 1947-03-24, Laurel, Miss., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Triple Jump fifth 1500
1500


Robert Lewis "Rob" Cragg

B. 1953-09-26, Abington, Penn., USA
Diving
1976 HP
Men's Springboard fifth 1000
1000


Brian John Crago

B. 1926-05-05, Mount Barker, SA, Australia; D. 1998-04-14
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 gold)
1956 1960 HP
Eventing, Individual 11th dnf 80
Eventing, Team fourth (gold) 400
480


Charles Crahay

B. 1889-11-09, Antwerpen, Belgium
Fencing (1 silver)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Foil, Individual SF:4th QF:5th 39.63
Men's Foil, Team sixth (silver) fourth 1023
1062.63


Edmond Crahay

Olympic Competitor nr 2500


William Norval "Bill" Craig

B. 1945-01-16, Culver City, Cal., USA; D. 2017-01-01
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay gold 1600
1600


Bob Craig

Olympic Competitor nr 4802


(Archibald) David (Edmondstone) Craig

B. 1887-03-24, Walton-on-Thames, England, Great Britain; D. 1960-12-30
Fencing
1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 HP
Men's Épée, Team QF:4th QF:4th 62.45
62.45


Humbert Craig

B. 1877-07-12, Belfast, (now Northern-)Ireland, Great Britain, represented Ireland; D. 1944-06-12
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Kami Craig

USA
Waterpolo (2 gold, 1 silver)
2008 2012 2016 HP
Women's Team silver gold gold 12600
12600


Michael "Mike" Craig

B. 1931-02-07, Melbourne, Vict., Australia
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Paul Frederick Craig

B. 1953-09-02, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 1500 metres SF:15th 10
10


Ralph Cook Craig

B. 1889-06-21, USA; D. 1972-07-24
Athletics (2 gold)
1912 HP
100 m gold 6400
200 m gold 6400
12800

Olympic Competitor nr 5542


Rodney Craig

B. 1945-04-30, Slough, England, Great Britain
Fencing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Sabre, Individual R2:6th 0.455
Men's Sabre, Team QF R1:3rd 104.75
105.205


John Craige

Olympic Competitor nr 4371


Tullio Crali

B. 1910-12-06, Igalo, Montenegro, lived in Zadar (then Italy, now Croatia), represented Italy; D. 2000-08-08, Milano
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event 2 entries 7.448
7.448


Ralph Cram

B. 1863-06-16, Hampton Falls, NH, USA; D. 1942-09-22
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37


Arthur Telles Cramer Ribeiro

B. 1942-03-21, Campo Grande, MGdS, Brazil
Fencing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th R1:4th 0.00011045
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 7.78
7.78011045


Shelley Katherine Cramer

B. 1961-10-21, represented the US Virgin Islands
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 HP
Women's 50 m Freestyle 40th -3.10
Women's 100 m Freestyle 29th 29th 39th 0.03216
Women's 200 m Freestyle 35th -2.10
Women's 100 m Butterfly 36th 22nd 43rd 0.4006656
Women's 200 m Butterfly 24th 0.16
0.5939256


Renzo Cramerotti

B. 1947-12-09, Trento, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:20th 1.5
1.5


John Gordon Crammond

B. 1906-07-05, Egremont, England, Great Britain; D. 1978-09-18
Skeleton (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Skeleton bronze 3840
3840


Frances Caroline Cramp

B. 1947-06-27, London, England, Great Britain
Aquatics - Diving
1964 HP
Women's Platform 14th 16
16


James "Jimmy" Crampton

B. 1949-07-23, represented Birma (now Myanmar)
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:6th -4.21
Men's 1500 metres R1:63rd -8.26
0.00002100256


Berton Crandall

B. 1882-09-16, Pompey, NY, USA; D. 1979-05-08
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Architecture ac 2.475
2.475


William Craner

B. 1906-07-17, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1987-01-12
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 4x400 m Relay fifth 250
250

He was lucky to be an Olympian at all, since David, Lord Burghley was two seconds faster than he. But selecting Burghley would have made the team all from the same club, and the British delegation did not want this. It may well have cost them a medal, though.


Scott Rogers Cranham

B. 1954-09-08, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Diving
1972 1976 HP
Men's Springboard QU:14th QU:16th 22.4
Men's Platform QU:27th QU:17th 4.04
26.44


Harry Crank

Olympic Competitor nr 3539


Steffen Borries Ocrik Cranmer

B. 1934-05-08, København, Denmark, represented Great Britain
Shooting
1952 1956 1960 HP
Free Rifle 18th 3.84
Small−Bore Rifle, Three Positions 22nd 23rd 43rd 0.656026
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 19th 26th 1.664
6.160026


Joseph Cranston

B. 1898-09-08, Kansas City, MO, USA; D. 1973-12-07
Boxing
1920 HP
Middleweight (-72.6 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Robert Percival Cranston

B. 1928-10-30, Gooty, AP, (then British) India; D. 2014-06-09
Boxing
1948 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R1 1.617
1.617

He was a non-starter at Lightweight (-62 kg) in 1948.


Toller Shalitoe Montague Cranston

B. 1949-04-20, Hamilton, Ont., Canada; D. 2015-01-24
Figure Skating (1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Singles 9th bronze 4080
4080


Christel Franziska Antonia "Christl" Cranz

B. 1914-07-01, Brussel, Belgium, represented Germany; D. 2004-09-28
Alpine Skiing (1 gold)
1936 HP
Women's Alpine Combined gold 9600
9600


Heinz-Rudolf "Rudi" Cranz

B. 1918-09-02, Brussel, Belgium, represented Germany; D. 1941-06-22
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined sixth 960
960


Raymond Crapet

B. 1926-12-11, from Creil, represented France; D. 2002-02-01
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 400 m R1:3rd 0.023
0.023


Paul Crapez

B. 1947-04-17, Montignies-sur-Roc, Belgium
Cycling - Track
1968 HP
Men's Individual Pursuit QF 861
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
1291.5


Lorraine Crapp

B. 1938-10-01, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Swimming (2 gold, 2 silver)
1956 1960 HP
400 m Free-style gold - 6400
100 m Free-style silver - 4000
4x100 m Free-style Relay gold silver 2600
13000


Leonard Craske

B. 1880-09-19, London, Great Britain, represented the USA; D. 1950-08-29
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture ac 5.34
5.34


Gianfranco Crasselli

B. 1950-05-28, Gorizia, Italy
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Eights Rep:5th 8
8


Carlos Eduardo Crassus Moreno

B. 1920-08-06, Caracas, Venezuela; D. 1984-02-05
Shooting
1956 1960 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 20th 26th 1.596
1.596


Pauline Ellen "Polly" Craus

B. 1923-02-17, McKinney, Texas, USA; D. 2006-10-07
Fencing
1952 HP
Women's Foil, individual SF:7th 31.2
31.2


Frank Craven

Olympic Competitor nr 1860

(*) team roster not certainly known


Jorge Cravinho

B. 1933-10-27, Carminha, Portugal
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:3rd 10.88
10.88


Saúl Craviotto

B. 1984-11-03, Lérida, Spain
Canoeing, Kayak (2 gold, 2 silver)
2008 2012 2016 2021 HP
Men's Singles, 200 m silver bronze seventh 7656
Men's Doubles, 500 m gold 15000
Men's Doubles, 200 m gold
Men's Fours, 500 m silver 2000
24656


João Ferreira da Silva Cravo

B. 1929-09-16, represented Portugal
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights 1Rep:3rd 10.4
10.4


Bob Crawford

B. 1899-01-21, Belfast, (now Northern) Ireland, Great Britain, represented the USA; D. 1970-05-18
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Cross-Country 40th 0.000125
Men's Cross-Country, Team (fourth) -
0.000125


Carl Crawford

B. 1935-09-06, Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana)
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-81 kg) R2 4.08
4.08


Colin Crawford

B. 1890, Badulla, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), "represented" Great Britain; D. 1959-08-15
Alpinism (1 gold)
1924 HP
Special Medal gold 3200
3200


Hasely Joachim Crawford

B. 1950-08-16, Marabella, Trinidad & Tobago
Athletics - Track & Field (1 gold)
1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's 100 metres FI:dnf gold QF:5th QF:24th 6658.45
Men's 200 metres 8th 256
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:10th 25
6939.45


James M. Crawford

B. 1904-05-21, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 1976-04-30
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Judith McPherson "Judy" Crawford

B. 1951-12-22, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Alpine Skiing
1972 HP
Women's Downhill 27th 0.04
Women's Giant Slalom 24th 0.16
Women's Slalom fourth 1600
1600.2


Marvin Leaman Crawford

B. 1932-07-30, Denver, Col., USA; D. 2004-01-10
Cross-Country Skiing & Nordic Combined
1956 HP
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay 12th 10
Men's Individual Nordic Combined 23rd 0.384
10.384


Ronald Emerson 'Ron" Crawford

B. 1939-12-06, Brea, Cal., USA; D. 2015-12-20
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Team 7th R1:3rd fifth 745.5
745.5


Ronald John Crawford

B. 1936-03-26, Randwick, NSW, Australia; D. 2018-08-08
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 20 kilometres Walk 13th 11th 22nd 90
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 13th dnf 11th 89.60016
179.60016


Shawn Crawford

B. 1978-01-14, Van Wyck, SC, USA
Track & Field (1 gold, 2 silver)
2004 2008 HP
Men's 100 m fourth 1600
Men's 200 m gold silver 10400
Men's 4 x 100 m silver 1000
13000


Allen David Crawley

B. 1941-05-15, Tasmania, Australia
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Long Jump sixth 960
960


Walter Crawley

Olympic Competitor nr 3202


Robert Arnold Crawshaw

B. 1869-03-06, Manchester, England, Great Britain; D. 1952-09-14
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold)
1900 HP
Men's 200 m Freestyle fourth 1600
Men's 200 m Backstroke FI:dns 150
Men's Water Polo gold 3200
4950

Olympic Competitor nr 1277


Richard Crawshay

Olympic Competitor nr 6583


Written 2001-07-28 - last modified 2022-07-11

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