Great Olympians

Biographies - DEN


Bela De Nagy

B. 1893-07-13, Humenné, Slovakia, then part of Hungary, lived in New York, represented the USA; D. 1945-08-27
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Sabre, Team SF:3rd 205
205


Gracco De Nardo

B. 1893-09-24, Terni, Italy; D. 1984-04-22
Football
1920 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Jan de Natris

B. 1895-11-13, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1972-09-16
Football (1 bronze)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Team (bronze) (fourth) 1300
1300


Isabel (Duval) de Navarre

B. 1956-06-25, München, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Figure Skating
1972 1976 HP
Women's Singles 14th fifth 1524
1524


Jan den Boer

B. 1889-05-13, Gouda, the Netherlands; D. 1944-04-09
Water Polo
1924 HP
Men's Water Polo fifth 340
340


F. Denby

Olympic Competitor nr 3655


Hervé d'Encausse

B. 1943-09-27, Hà Nội, Vietnam, French Indochina, represented France
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Pole Vault 15th 7th FI:nm 675
675


John Hoge Dendahl

B. 1938-09-28, Sante Fe, NM, USA; D. 2013-11-09
Cross-Country Skiing
1960 HP
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay 11th 16
16


Ludwik Denderys

B. 1944-04-26, Tarnopil (now Ternopil in Ukraine), then Poland
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+81 kg) R16 101.4
101.4


Gérard Michel Marie Joseph Denecheau

B. 1939-03-29, La Poitevinière, France; D. 2010-10-20
Shooting
1972 HP
Free Pistol 9th 240
240


Mario De Negri

B. 1901-11-27, Chiavari, Italy; D. 1978
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 4x400 metres Relay sixth 160
160


Denet

from France
Archery
1900 HP
Au Cordon Doré - 50 m sixth 640
640

Olympic Competitor nr 1361


Alexandre Dénéréaz

B. 1875-07-31, Lausanne, Switzerland; D. 1947-07-25
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Music, Compositions for Orchestra AC 527.5
527.5


Jean Frédéric André, Baron (Poupart) de Neuflize

B. 1850-08-21, Paris, France; D. 1928-09-20
Equestrianism - Miscellaneous (1 bronze)
1900 HP
Mail Coach bronze 3840
3840

Olympic Competitor nr 583


Jules Deneumoulin

B. 1910-05-11, Liège, Belgium; D. 2006-11-25
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater
1936 HP
Men's Folding Kayak Singles 10000m 13th 25.6
25.6


Dencho Todorov Denev

B. 1936-08-22, Karnobat, Bulgaria
Shooting
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 18th 603.8784
Rapid−Fire Pistol 28th 7th
Men's Free Pistol 24th 15th 495.48
Free Pistol 24th 11th 8th
1099.3584


Roland De Neve

B. 1944-02-19, Drongen, Belgium
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1964 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 13th 19.2
Men's Team Pursuit R1:13th 19.2
38.4


Deng Chueng-Hwai

B. 1940-11-18, Hsinchu, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Cycling - Road
1964 1968 HP
Men's Road Race dnf dnf -22.60
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 25th 29th 0.087
0.087


Deng Yaping

B. 1973-02-05, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Table Tennis (4 gold)
1992 1996 HP
Women's Singles gold gold 12800
Women's Doubles gold gold 9600
22400

She was also singles world champion in 1991 and 1995, and doubles in 1989 and 1995. All her doubles titles were together with Qiao Hong.


Franz Dengg

B. 1928-12-01, Partenkirchen, Bay., Germany
Ski Jumping
1952 HP
Men's Individual 31st 0.0096
0.0096


Serafín Dengra Hernández

B. 1902-12-25, Huéscar, Argentina; D. 1966
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 800 m SF:7th 1.08
Men's 1500 m R1:5th 0.043
1.123


Adelaïde Henriette "Ada" den Haan

B. 1941-05-14, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke fourth 2000
Women's 4x100 metres Medley Relay fourth 400
2400


Eric Denham

B. 1929-09-20, Cowes, England, Great Britain
Sailing
1964 HP
5.5 metres Class 11th 64
64


Rudolf "Ru" den Hamer

B. 1917-07-24, Bogor, Java, Dutch East Indies, lived in Den Haag, represented the Netherlands; D. 1988-03-14
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Cornelis den Held

Olympic Competitor nr 4365


Fedor Iwan den Hertog

B. 1946-04-20, Utrecht, the Netherlands; D. 2011-02-12
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track (1 gold)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Road Race 24th 0.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial gold disq 4800
Men's Individual Pursuit 24th 0.24
4800.48


John Michael Deni

B. 1903-05-08, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1978-02-04
Athletics
1948 1952 HP
Men's 50 km Walk 15th dnf 10.0064
10.0064


Felice De Nicolo

B. 1942-03-22, Selva di Val Gardena
Alpine Skiing
1960 1964 HP
Men's Downhill 25th 0.1
Men's Giant Slalom 28th 0.0256
0.1256


Henri Deniel

from Paris, represented France
Wrestling - Freestyle
1928 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) QF 312
312


Denis

Olympic Competitor nr 1147


Harry Dénis

B. 1896-08-28, Den Haag, the Netherlands
Football (1 bronze)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Team bronze fourth R1 2108.38
2106.38


Marcel Denis

B. 1896-01-31, from Angers, represented France
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon 28th 0.0384
0.0384


Victor Denis

B. 1900, from Liège, represented Belgium
Rowing
1924 1928 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:4th 233
Men's Eights Rep1
233


François Denis de Rivoyre

B. 1884-05-01, Vernon, France; D. 1946-12-29
Equestrianism - Zventing
1928 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual 18th 3.2
Three-Day Event, Team dnf 4
7.2


Nicole Denise

B. 1949-05-11, Paris, France
Athletics
1968 HP
Women's High Jump QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Vladimir Gennadyevich Denisov

B. 1947-05-22, Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Fencing (1 silver)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Foil, Individual fifth Bar3 1660
Men's Foil, Team silver fourth 1400
3060


Louis Denis-Valvérane

B. 1870-09-20, Manosque, France; D. 1943-04-12
Art Competitions
1928 1932 HP
Painting ac 2 entries 29.392
29.392


Siegfried "Sigi" Denk

B. 1951-02-10, Braunau am Inn, Austria; D. 1982-03-05
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 9th 120
120


Michael John Denley

B. 1931-11-21, London, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:19th 2.4
2.4


Elliott Harold Denman

B. 1934-01-23, New York, NY, USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 11th 64
64


Frederick Lockwood Denman

B. 1929-03-23, Tacoma, Wash, USA
Modern Pentathlon
1952 HP
Men's Individual sixth 800
Men's Team fourth 400
1200


Federico "Fritz" Dennerlein

B. 1936-03-14, Portici, Italy; D. 1992-10-03
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay 7th QU:6th 116
Men's 200 metres Butterfly fourth 2000
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay sixth 160
Men's Water Polo fourth fourth 1760
4036


James Jay "Jim" Denney

B. 1957-06-10, Duluth, Minn., USA
Ski Jumping
1976 1980 HP
Men's Normal Hill 21st 36th 0.64064
Men's Large Hill 18th 8th 258.56
259.20064


Tom Dennie

B. 1922-09-17, Lac-Beauport, Québ., Canada; D. 2009-02-10
Cross-Country Skiing
1948 HP
Men's 18 km 73rd -
Men's 50 km dnf 0.026
0.026


Clare Dennis

B. 1916-03-07, Burwood, NSW, Australia; D. 1971-06-05
Swimming
1932 HP
Women's 200m Breasttroke gold 9600
9600


Michael Dennis

B. 1944-08-31, Raetihi, New Zealand
Alpine Skiing
1968 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 74th -10.16
Men's Slalom R2:4th -13.12
-10.16


(James) Morgan Dennis

B. 1892-02-27, Boston, Mass., USA; D. 1960-10-22
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Alastair Denniston

Olympic Competitor nr 4887


(Karl) Severt Dennolf

B. 1920-05-13, Nordmaling, Sweden; D. 1990-05-08
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 10000 m fifth 1000
1000


Arthur Denny

Olympic Competitor nr 3639


Charles Denny

Olympic Competitor nr 3898


Duc Adrien de Noailles

Olympic Competitor nr 593


Teun de Nooijer

B. 1976-03-22, Egmond-Binnen, Netherlands
Hockey (2 gold, 2 silver)
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 HP
Men's Team gold gold silver fourth silver 16800
16800


Eduard Jan "Ed" de Noorlander

B. 1945-03-10, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Decathlon 9th 240
240


Mário de Noronha

B. 1885-01-15, Lisboa, Portugal; D. 1973-07-09
Fencing (1 bronze)
1924 1928 HP
Men's Épée, Individual SF:7th 26
Men's Épée, Team (fourth) bronze 1040
1066


Willy den Ouden

B. 1918-01-01, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1997-12-06
Swimming (1 gold, 2 silver)
1932 1936 HP
Women's 100m Freestyle silver fourth 5600
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay silver gold 2600
8200


Charles Henry Pentland Denroche

B. 1921-12-17, Dublin, Ireland; D. 2004-08-14
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:dnf 4.3
4.3


Jack Densham

Olympic Competitor nr 4318


John Robin Dent

B. 1938-02-15, represented Great Britain
Biathlon & Cross-Country Skiing
1964 HP
Biathlon Men's 20 km 29th 0.024
Men's 4x10 km Relay 14th 4
4.024


Piero Dente

B. 1901, represented Italy
Biathlon
1924 HP
Men's Military Ski Patrol dnf 480
480


Peter Lindsay Denton

B. 1926-06-10, from Sydney, represented Australia; D. 2000-12-03
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Pole Vault QU:18th 3.84
3.84


Tom Denton

B. 1911-02-01, Collinsville, Texas, USA; D. 1946-03-08
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's Rings silver 1000
1000


Hans Denver

Olympic Competitor nr 5390


Petro Ivanovych Denysenko

B. 1920-09-13, Lyubech, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1998-08-09
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Pole Vault fourth 2400
2400


Peter Denzel

B. 1939-03-24, represented Austria
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) 17th 4
4


Ferdinand "Ferdy" Denzler

B. 1909-11-16, Leoben, Austria, represented Switzerland; D. 1991-07-03
Aquatics - Water Polo & Art Competitions
1936 1948 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 45.5
Sculpture, Statues AC 2.274
47.774


Written 2000-12-17 - last modified 2022-07-05

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