Great Olympians

Biographies - DEW


Rein de Waal

B. 1904-11-24, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1985-05-31
Hockey (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Team silver bronze 3608
3608

He was the coach of the Dutch teams in 1948 and 1952.


Charles Paul Dewachtere

B. 1927-12-22, Saint-Vith, Belgium
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Marathon 18th 3.84
3.84


Frederik Albert De Waele

B. 1919-06-16, Zele, Belgium; D. 2001-08-20
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 126th -
Men's Floor Exercise 78th 0.00000000000064
Men's Horse Vault 110th -
Men's Parallel Bars 141st -
Men's Horizontal Bar 155th -
Men's Rings 125th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 121st -
0.00000000000064


Robert De Waele

B. 1933-05-17, Temse, Belgium; D. 1995-05-15
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000 metres SF:6th 4.32
Men's Kayak Singles 4x500 metres Relay Rep:3rd 4.3
8.62


François De Wagheneire

B. 1937-09-19, Gent, Belgium
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1956 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -13.32
Men's Road Race, Team (7th) -
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Howard, Lord de Walden

Olympic Competitor nr 2503


Phyllis Delma Dewar

B. 1916-03-05, Moose Jaw, Sask., Canada; D. 1961-04-08
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle SF:9th 256
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay fourth 400
656


Jacques (Laurens) de Waru

B. 1865-11-23, Le Frestoy-Vaux, France; D. 1918-05-21
Equestrianism - Miscellaneous
1900 HP
Mail Coach ac 150
150

Olympic Competitor nr 594


Roger Dewasch

B. 1920, from Tourcoing, represented France; D. 1989-04-24
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Maurice Dewee

B. 1891-02-25, represented Belgium
Fencing
1920 HP
Men's Épée, Individual SF:10th 1.625
1.625


Paul De Weert

B. 1945-11-27, Antwerpen, Belgium
Rowing
1972 1976 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:4th 77.863
Men's Coxless Fours 10th
77.863


Charles, Count de Westenholz

B. 1945-03-17, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2006-03-09
Alpine Skiing
1964 HP
Men's Downhill 50th -5.10
Men's Giant Slalom dnf -15.64
Men's Slalom R1:28th -6.26
0.000001256


(Frederick Patrick) Piers, Baron de Westenholz

B. 1943-12-10, Beaconsfield, England, Great Britain
Alpine Skiing
1964 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 59th -7.16
Men's Slalom R1:31st -7.64
0.00000008


Alphonse Dewette

B. 1902, from Gent, represented Belgium
Rowing
1924 1928 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs R1:3rd 2225
Men's Coxed Fours QF
2225


Dingenis de Wilde

B. 1885-01-02, Heinkenszand, the Netherlands; D. 1947-03-17
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol 30th 0.015
0.015


Georges de Wilde

B. 1900-11-25, Paris, France; D. 1996-02-06
Speed Skating
1924 HP
Men's 500 m 21st 0.64
Men's 1500 m 18th 2.56
Men's 5000 m 19th 1.6
Men's 10000 m dnf 6.4
Men's All-Round dnf 16
27.2


Roger De Wilde

B. 1940-04-05, Gent, Belgium; D. 2019-12
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7th 207.25
207.25


Pierre Dewin

B. 1894, represented Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo (2 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Water Polo (silver) silver 2800
2800


Simon Dewinter

B. 1908-09-20, Charleroi, Belgium; D. 1972-08-01
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Maarten de Wit

B. 1883-05-30, Wormerveer, the Netherlands; D. 1965-03-30
Sailing (1 silver)
1928 HP
8 metres Class silver 2000
2000


Simon de Wit

B. 1912-08-24, Zaandam, the Netherlands; D. 1976-03-02
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:dns 120
Men's Coxed Fours fourth 1200
1320


Edward James "Ed" DeWitt

B. 1934-06-09, Meadowlands, Minn., USA
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) fourth 2400
2400


John DeWitt

Olympic Competitor nr 1973


Alfons "Fons" De Wolf

B. 1956-06-22, Willebroek, Belgium
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's Road Race fourth 2400
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 13th 19.2
2419.2


Hendrik de Wolf

B. 1893-08-21, Oegstgeest, the Netherlands; D. 1955-12-10
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) 17th 6
6


Marcel de Wolf

B. 1919-09-19, represented France
Gymnastics
1948 1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 36th 145th 0.00064
Men's Team All-Around (fourth) 12th 10
Men's Floor Exercise 41st 132nd -
Men's Horse Vault 68th 135th -
Men's Parallel Bars 44th 162nd -
Men's Horizontal Bar 53rd 165th -
Men's Rings 32nd 137th 0.001
Men's Pommeled Horse 35th 96th 0.00025
10.00169


Nico de Wolf

Olympic Competitor nr 5208


André De Wulf

B. 1922-12-12, represented Belgium
Bobsleigh
1952 HP
Men's Two 18th 3.2
3.2


Jacques De Wykerslooth De Rooyestein

B. 1896-07-08, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1988-07-19
Modern Pentathlon
1924 HP
Men's Individual 29th 0.024
0.024


Written 2000-12-17 - last modified 2022-08-29

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