Great Olympians

Biographies - DEA


Rui Pinto de Abreu

B. 1961-06-23, Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) Mozambique, represented Portugal
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 1980 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle 23rd 0.256
Men's 200 m Freestyle 23rd 0.256
Men's 400 m Freestyle 46th -5.64
Men's 100 m Backstroke 25th 0.1
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay 17th 1
1.6120064


Burke William "Buck" Deadrich

B. 1945-06-30, Oakland, Cal., USA; D. 2012-11-18
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Heavyweight (-100 kg) 13th 38.4
38.4


Doris de Agostini

B. 1958-04-28, Airolo, Switzerland; D. 2020-11-22
Alpine Skiing
1976 1980 HP
Women's Downhill 18th 17th 6.56
6.56


José d'Argent de Albuquerque

B. 1935-04-20, Lisboa, Portugal
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:6th -8.18
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 0.936
0.9360000018


Fernando Nabuco de Abreu

B. 1944-06-22, São Paulo, Brazil
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:36th 0.00064
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:16th 1.6
1.60064


Fernando Luiz Nabuco de Abreu

B. 1906-07-23, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights Rep.:dns 164
164


João Luis Laranjeiro de Abreu

B. 1948-05-31, Queluz, Portugal
Fencing
1968 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th -6.45
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 0.778
0.77800045


Amos Deacon

B. 1904-05-28, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1982-10-09
Hockey (1 bronze)
1932 1936 HP
Men's Team bronze R1 1321
1321


Maxwell Arnold "Bill" Deacon

B. 1910-03-22, Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada; D. 1970-04-29
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Christine Deakes

B. 1953-10-10, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:19th 1.6
Women's 800 metres Freestyle R1:9th 160
161.6


Joe Deakin

Olympic Competitor nr 3449


Jack Deal

B. 1905-04-05, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1983-02
Football
1928 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Aníbal Borges de Almeida

B. 1898-10-18, Figueiró da Granja, Portugal; D. 1959-09-24
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Jumping, Individual fifth 1250
Jumping, Team bronze 640
1890


António Augusto Sampaio e Melo Pereira de Almeida

B. 1915-11-14, Coimbra, Portugal; D. 1994-08-22
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Dressage & Equestrianism - Jumping
1952 1956 1960 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual 23rd 0.32
Three-Day Event, Team fourth 400
Dressage, Individual 12th 50
Jumping, Individual dnf 0.000000000125
Jumping, Team dnf 0.64
450.960000000125


Hilton de Almeida

B. 1933-05-05, Guanabara, Brazil
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7.25
7.25


(João) (de) Almeida (Filho)

B. 1947-07-03, São Paulo, Brazil
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


José Xavier de Almeida

B. 1904-10-04, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:4th R1:3rd 14.523
Men's 200 metres R1:5th 0.00095
14.52395


Luiz Gonzaga de Almeida

B. 1941-08-20, Mucugê, Bahia, Brazil
Weightlifting
1968 1972 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 13th 53.4
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) 15th
53.4


Pedro João Röthe Marques de Almeida

B. 1939-09-03, represented Portugal; D. 2012-09-21
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:28th 0.0384
0.0384


José de Amezola

Olympic Competitor nr 696

Received first prize without actually having to play, since their French opponents withdrew shortly before the competition. This must be the only instance of Olympic champions being crowned without being actual Olympic Competitors. However, we shall continue to regard the Spanish duo (but not their French "opponents") as Olympians.


(Graham) Alan Dean

B. 1940-01-26, from Stoke-on-Trent, England, represented Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:5th 0.043
0.043


Billy Dean

B. 1887-02-06, Manchester, England, Great Britain
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Water Polo gold 3200
3200


Christopher Dean

B. 1958-07-27, Nottingham, England, Great Britain
Figure Skating (1 gold, 1 silver)
1980 1984 1988 1992 1994 HP
Ice Dance fifth gold bronze 14562.5
14562.5

Three times together with Jayne Torvill.


Dan Dean

B. 1909-01-03, from Philadelphia, represented the USA; D. 2004-09-13
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 5000 metres 8th 256
256


John Anthony Dean

B. 1947-12-22, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1968 1972 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -24.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 23rd 0.192
Men's Team Pursuit R1:14th 12
12.192


L. F. Dean

Olympic Competitor nr 4801


Peter Sweetsen Dean

B. 1951-03-06, Boston, Mass., USA
Sailing (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Tempest) bronze 3200
3200


Carlos de Anda Dominguez

B. 1908-03-12, Ciudad de México, Mexico; D. 1995-08-30
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:4th 0.676
Men's 4x400 metres Relay R1:4th 100
100.676


Francisco Rebello de Andrade

B. 1923-07-15, represented Portugal
Sailing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Star) bronze 3200
3200


Gil de Andrade

B. 1883, represented Portugal
Fencing
1924 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF:6th 5.4
5.4


Alfonso Carlos de Andrés Asin

B. 1938-05-16, Novillas, Spain; D. 2009-07-05
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:26th 0.096
0.096


Fernando de Andrés Asín

B. 1949-04-23, Zaragoza, Spain
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team (15th) 3.2
3.2


Óscar Horacio de Andrés

B. 1944-07-16, represented Argentina
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:3rd 10.88
10.88


John Eric Deanfield

B. 1952-04-28, London, England, Great Britain
Fencing
1972 1976 HP
Men's Sabre, Individual R2:5th R2:6th 0.0564
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd R1:3rd 45.5
45.5564


Olga Lucía de Angulo Irragorri

B. 1955-11-26, Cali, Colombi; D. 2011-02-08
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 1972 HP
Women's 200 metres Freestyle R1:26th 0.064
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:24th R1:18th 2.72
Women's 800 metres Freestyle R1:22nd R1:21st 1.04
Women's 200 metres Butterfly R1:22nd 0.4
Women's 200 metres Individual Medley R1:36th -3.64
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley R1:24th 0.16
4.38464


Nancy Deaño

represented the Philippines
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 100 m Breaststroke 33rd -2.26
Women's 200 m Breaststroke 35th -2.10
Women's 400 m Individual Medley 20th 1.5
1.50356


Irma Nelly de Antequeda Orlando

B. 1920-10-15, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fencing
1948 HP
Women's Foil, Individual QF:4th 21.75
21.75


David Glynder "Dave" Dear

B. 1946-06-08, Romsey, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 4x100 m Relay SF:6th 13
13


Álvaro de Arana Churruca

B. 1904-10-03, Bilbao, Spain; D. 1937-07
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 13th 12.8
12.8


Javier de Arana Ybarra

B. 1905-01-06, Bilbao, Spain; D. 1975-01-14
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 13th 12.8
12.8


Luis de Arana Urigüen

B. 1874-02-04, Bilbao, Spain; D. 1951-06-07
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 13th 12.8
12.8


Arthur Dearborn

Olympic Competitor nr 3910


Deena Diane Deardurff

B. 1957-05-08, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Butterfly fourth 1600
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay gold 1600
3200


Paul Robert Dearing

B. 1942-03-02, Carrington, NSW, Australia; D. 2015-04-06
Hockey (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team bronze silver fifth 4158
4158


Jack Gilroy Dearlove

B. 1911-06-05, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1967-07-11
Rowing (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Eights silver 2000
2000


Juan Ramón de Armas

B. 1922-08-31, represented Uruguay
Cycling - Track
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fourth QU:12th 1230
1230


Mario de Armas Fernández

B. 1915-12-20, La Habana, Cuba; D. 1996-12-19
Shooting
1952 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol 12th 60
Free Pistol 16th 9.6
69.6


José María, Conte de Arteche Olabarria

B. 1905-08-04, Bilbao, Spain; D. 1969-03-14
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 13th 12.8
12.8


(G.) Eduard de Atzel Gyulay

B. 1917-03-11, Budapest, Hungary, represented Peru
Shooting
1960 1964 HP
Men's Trap dnq 34th 0.002454
0.002454


Richard Burke "Dick" Deaver

B. 1931-02-07, Huntingdon Park, Cal., USA
Sailing (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) bronze 2560
2560


Zenny "Algodão" (de Azevedo)

B. 1925-03-01, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; D. 2001-03-10
Basketball (2 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Team bronze sixth sixth bronze 3520
3520


Décio Viotti de Azevedo

B. 1939-10-12, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Volleyball
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team 7th 9th 280
280


Written 2000-12-17 - last modified 2022-06-21

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