Great Olympians

Biographies - DEB


Jean De Backer

from Bruxelles, Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 silver)
1900 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

Olympic Competitor nr 1323


Paul De Backer

B. 1883-02-07, represented Belgium; D. 1956-10-02
Aquatics - Swimming
1920 HP
1500 m Free-style SF:6th 64
64


Harry DeBaecke

Olympic Competitor nr 1455


Debailly

Olympic Competitor nr 1130


Joseph Anna De Bakker

B. 1934-05-27, Antwerpen, Belgium
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Time Trial 9th 240
240


Rie de Balbian Verster - Bolderhey

B. 1890-02-25, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1990-03-12
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Paintings AC 25.02
25.02


Gérard de Balorre

B. 1899-11-25, Paris, France; D. 1974-12-06
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 silver)
1936 HP
Dressage, Individual sixth 800
Dressage, Team silver 1000
1800


Roger de Barbarin

Olympic Competitor nr 846


Jean de Bardel

from Genève, represented Switzerland
Fencing
1928 HP
Men's Foil, Team QF:4th 25
25


Jorge Machado de Barros

B. 1935-04-26, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:4th 0.00009
Men's 200 metres QF:5th 2.29
Men's 4x100m Relay SF:6th 13
15.29009


Fortunato Camargo de Barros

B. 1916-04-17, from São Paulo, represented Brazil
Fencing
1948 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th 0.0000066
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 1.065
1.0650066


Spiro Debarski

B. 1933-12-08, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:2nd 287
287


Felix Debax

Olympic Competitor nr 247


Guy Anne Paul Marc Debbaudt

B. 1936-05-18, Bruxelles, Belgium
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Jan de Beaufort

Olympic Competitor nr 4200


Charles Louis Leopold Alfred de Beaumont

B. 1902-05-05, Liverpool, England, Great Britain; D. 1972-07-07
Fencing
1936 1948 1952 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:8th QF:4th 0.845000019
Men's Épée, Team R2:3rd R2:4th QF:3rd 95.95
96.795000019


Jean, Comte de Beaumont

B. 1904-01-13, Paris, France; D. 2002-06-12
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Trap, Team 11th 16
16

IOC-member from 1951 to 1990.


Marcantonio De Beaumont-Bonelli

B. 189?-08-30, Napoli, Italy
Sailing
1928 HP
8 metres Class fourth 800
800


Wilhelmina "Willy" de Beer

B. 1942-09-05, Medemblik, the Netherlands
Speed Skating
1964 HP
Women's 1000 metres 17th 4
Women's 1500 metres 16th 6.4
Women's 3000 metres 27th 0.04
10.44


Wilhelmus Joannes Maria "Wim" de Beer

B. 1932-08-30, Tilburg, the Netherlands
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


Hubert Walthier August de Bèsche

B. 1911-07-07, Östersund, Sweden; D. 1997-03-11
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:8th 0.000000005
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th 0.0000024
Men's Sabre, Team R2:3rd 22.75
22.75000245


Victor De Behr

from Bruxelles, Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 silver)
1900 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

Olympic Competitor nr 1322


Horace Debenham

B. 1903-09-24, Presteigne, Wales, Great Britain; D. 1993-10
Rowing
1924 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Danièle Debernard

B. 1949-07-21, Aime, France
Alpine Skiing (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Women's Downhill fifth 1000
Women's Giant Slalom bronze 2560
Women's Slalom silver fourth 5600
9160


Monika Debertshäuser

B. 1952-09-18, Sonneberg, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Cross-Country Skiing (1 bronze)
1976 HP
Women's 5 kilometres 7th 400
Women's 10 kilometres 14th 16
Women's 4x5 km Relay bronze 640
1056


Henk de Best

B. 1905-05-01, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1978-07-06
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+79.4 kg) fourth 2400
2400


(Eugène) Charles (Philippe Marie), Count de Béthune-Scully

B. 1843-11-28, Nogent-sur-Vernisson, France; D. 1908-03-26
Equestrianism - Jumping
1900 HP
Jumping competed 190.6
190.6

Olympic Competitor nr 504


Christien de Betteu

Olympic Competitor nr 4978

Only part of his name is legible on the only document (hand-written) that exists showing the participants. I have added four letters that seem to fit. Nationality unknown.


Roger De Beukelaer

B. 1951-05-16, Antwerpen, Belgium
Cycling - Track
1972 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QU:12th 30
30


Xavier De Beukelaer

B. 1902-09-27, Antwerpen, Belgium
Fencing
1924 1928 1932 HP
Men's Foil, Individual 7th 500
Men's Épée, Individual 8th 320
Men's Épée, Team fourth fourth 800
1620


Joseph "Jos" De Beukelaere

B. 1925-04-07, Sint-Lenaerts, Belgium; D. 1969-11-05
Cycling - Track
1948 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Charles Debeur

B. 1906-03-24, represented Belgium; D. 1981
Fencing
1928 1932 1936 1948 HP
Men's Épée, Individual 7th fifth SF:8th 1760.25
Men's Épée, Team fourth SF:3rd SF:3rd 891
2651.25


Jacques F. Debeur

B. 1936-12-06, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 2004-07-23
Fencing
1956 1960 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:4th 0.00011
Men's Foil, Team R1:3rd R1:3rd 90.75
Men's Épée, Individual R2:7th 0.072
Men's Épée, Team SF:3rd QF:3rd 221.9
312.72211


Rajmond Debevec

B. 1963-03-29, Postojna, Slovenia
Shooting (1 gold, 2 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 HP
Small-bore Rifle, 3 positions 20th sixth 9th gold fourth bronze 27th 14001.31
Air Rifle 12th 25th 9th sixth 9th 29th 31st 1000.2664
Small-bore Rifle, Prone 18th 9th 19th 9th 21st bronze 2884.8
17886.3764


Jean De Bie

B. 1892-05-09, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1961-04-30
Football (1 gold)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Team gold R1 QF 4391.725
4391.725


Louis de Bissacia

Olympic Competitor nr 498


Jules De Bisschop

Olympic Competitor nr 1444


(Jan) Frans De Blaes

B. 1909-09-17, Mechelen, Belgium; D. 2010-02-27
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater
1936 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m R1:5th 97.5
97.5


Jan de Blécourt

Olympic Competitor nr 3335


Lucien Debleyser

B. 1904-02-13, represented Belgium
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Flyweight (-50.8 kg) R1 4.08
4.08


Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye

B. 1875-10-15, Blicquy, Belgium; D. 1944-04-12
Equestrianism - Dressage & Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Jumping (1 bronze)
1912 1920 HP
Dressage, Individual 21st 11th 96.96
Three-day Event, Individual dnf 0.05
Three-day Event, Team dnf -
Jumping, Individual bronze 3200
Jumping, Team sixth 160
3457.01

Olympic Competitor nr 6564


Marguerite Anne de Blonay

B. 1897-07-09, Zinswiller, then in Germany, after 1918 back in France, represented Switzerland; D. 1966-07-18
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture AC 29.24
29.24


Alfredo de Bôer

B. 1907-05-16, Rio Grande, RGdS, Brazil
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights Rep:4th 10.4
10.4


Dirk De Bock

B. 1944-10-09, Antwerpen, Belgium
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) 18th 2.56
2.56


Hannes de Boer

B. 1899-12-02, Hollum, the Netherlands; D. 1982-04-02
Athletics
1924 1928 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:nm sixth 960.0038
960.0038


Jan de Boer

Olympic Competitor nr 3922


Jo de Boer

B. 1901-01-06, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1984-08-07
Fencing
1924 1928 1932 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:5th 8th sixth 1347.435
1347.435


Fritz De Boever

represented Belgium
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Architecture ac 2.475
2.475


François de Boffa

Olympic Competitor nr 708


Claude de Boissière

Olympic Competitor nr 270


Charles De Bondsridder

B. 1943-05-13, represented Belgium
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) 18th 2.56
2.56


Eugène Debongnie

Olympic Competitor nr 2541


François Débonnet

B. 1931, from Toulouse, represented France
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Príncipe Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias

B. 1938-01-05, Roma, Italy, represented Spain
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 15th 10
10

Later King Juan Carlos of Spain.


Thierry De Borchgrave D'Altena

B. 1932-05-21, bruxelles, Belgium; D. 2009-08-15
Bobsleigh
1964 HP
Four−Man 17th 3
3


Georges de Bordus

represented France
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Trap, Team 11th 16
16


Albert Deborgies

B. 1902-07-06, Tourcoing, France; D. 1984-06-06
Water Polo (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Water Polo gold 3200
3200


Anne de Borman

B. 1881-02-03, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1962-09-30
Tennis
1920 1924 HP
Women's Singles QF R1 718.36
Women's Doubles QF R2 511.5
Mixed Doubles R2 R2 79.12
1308.98


Bonifacio De Bortoli

B. 1922, Varese, Italy
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights SF:2nd 540
540


Lauro De Bosis

B. 1901-12-09, Roma, Italy; D. 1931-10-03
Art Competitions (1 silver)
1928 HP
Literature, Dramatic Works silver 4000
4000


Willy Debosscher

B. 1943-02-14, Merelbeke, Belgium
Cycling - Track
1968 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Pierre de Boulogne

Olympic Competitor nr 473


Louis, Comte de Bourbon-Busset

B. 1875-04-14, Moulins, France; D. 1954-07-23
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Trap, Team 11th 16
16


Georges de Bourguignon

B. 1910-02-15, Bruxelles, Belgium
Fencing (1 bronze)
1932 1936 1948 1952 HP
Men's Foil, Individual SF:6th 8th 385
Men's Foil, Team R1:3rd bronze 929.5
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th 0.34
Men's Sabre, Team fourth QF 482
1796.84


Marie-Christine Debourse

B. 1951-09-24, Wambrechies, France
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Women's High Jump 15th 15
Women's Pentathlon 17th 6
21


Baudouin de Brabandère

B. 1894-02-19, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1947-07-22
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Jumping
1924 1928 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual sixth 800
Three-Day Event, Team fifth 250
Jumping, Individual 44th 0.00002
Jumping, Team 14th 4
1054.00002


Raymond de Braconnier

B. 1918-02-02, represented Belgium
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined dnf 0.00000000096
0.00000000096


Pablo Debran

B. 1899, represented Switzerland; D. 1969-12
Tennis
1924 HP
Men's Singles R2 0.00027
Men's Doubles R2 0.52
0.52027


Baron Olivier de Brandois

Olympic Competitor nr 1224


Lucien De Brauwere

B. 1951-06-10, Oudenaarde, Belgium; D. 2020-10-17
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 58th -7.38
0.0000000384


Debreceni Tibor

B. 1946-09-19, Csepel, Hungary
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 63rd -8.38
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial sixth 480
480.00000000384


Henri de Breyne

Olympic Competitor nr 3801


Francisco de Bricio

B. 1890-08-15, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil; D. 1978-02-06
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs fourth 2000
2000


Thierry de Briey

B. 1895-12-29, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1945-04-11
Equestrianism - Jumping
1920 HP
Jumping, Individual 21st 0.96
0.96


Debrinay

Olympic Competitor nr 660


Piet de Brouwer

B. 1880-10-05, Gestel, the Netherlands
Archery (1 gold)
1920 HP
Target Archery, 28m, Team gold 1600
1600


Jacques De Brouwere

B. 1938-01-13, Mons, Belgium
Sailing
1960 HP
Two−Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 21st 0.8
0.8


Inge De Bruijn

B. 1973-08-24, Barendrecht, the Netherlands
Swimming (3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1992 2000 2004 HP
50 m Free-style 8th gold gold 13056
100 m Free-style - gold silver 10400
100 m Butterfly 9th gold bronze 9120
4x100 m Free-style Relay (5th) silver bronze 1704
4x100 m Medley Relay 8th - sixth 224
34504


Frans de Bruijn Kops

Olympic Competitor nr 4747


Jan Adrianus de Bruine

B. 1903-07-15, Winschoten, the Netherlands; D. 1983-04-04
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 silver)
1936 1948 HP
Jumping, Individual 11th dnf 80.00002
Jumping, Team silver dnf 1000
1080.00002


Irène Debrunner

B. 1952-10-14, represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 14th 4
4


Richard Debrunner

B. 1937-11-03, Mettendorf, Switzerland
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1960 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 17th 6
6


Paul de Bruyn

B. 1907-10-07, Weserdeich, Niedersachsen, Germany; D. 1997-04-05
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's Marathon 15th dnf 15.000000096
15.000000096


Henri De Bruyne

represented Belgium
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:18th 3.84
3.84


Pierre De Bruyne

B. 1905, represented Belgium
Track Cycling
1924 HP
Men's Sprint Rep2 44.76
44.76


Antoine De Buck

Olympic Competitor nr 3573


Jean Léon Debuf

B. 1924-05-31, Bousbecque, France; D. 2010-10-06
Weightlifting (1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) fourth fifth 11th 8619.6
Men's Middle−Heavyweight (-90 kg) bronze
8619.6


Albert De Bunné

B. 1896-02-16, Bruxelles, Belgium
Cycling - Track & Cycling - Road (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fourth 1200
Men's Road Race fifth 1250
Men's Road Race, Team bronze 640
3090


Henri Jean Début

Olympic Competitor nr 648


Herman de By

B. 1873-02-16, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1961-02-24
Aquatics - Swimming
1900 HP
Men's 200 m Freestyle R1:13th 25.6
25.6

He was scheduled to box at the 1908 Olympics, but he suffered a broken wrist shortly before the competitions.

Olympic Competitor nr 1289


Coralie Isabel de Burgh

B. 1924-09-16, Godstone, England, Great Britain; D. 2015-07-31
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 2.873
2.873


Written 2000-12-17 - last modified 2022-07-03

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