Great Olympians

Biographies - DIE


Albert Diebold

B. 1895-12-07, Strasbourg (then part of Germany), France; D. 1955-11-07
Rowing
1920 HP
Men's Eights SF:2nd 800
800


Paulo Diebold

from Porto Alegre, RGdS, represented Brazil
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs SF:2nd 1350
1350


Helga Diederichsen Schonbude

B. 1930-09-22, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:21st 0.96
0.96


Hunt Diederich

B. 1884-05-03, Szent-Grot, Hungary, represented the USA; D. 1953-05-14
Art Competitions
1928 1932 HP
Painting, Paintings AC 25.02
Painting, unknown event 16 works 34.976
Sculpture, Statues AC HM 644.46
Sculpture, unknown event 2 works
704.456


Franz Diederichsen

Olympic Competitor nr 4888


Charles Dieges

Olympic Competitor nr 2087


Jesús Diéguez

B. 1902-07-05, Río Tinto, Spain; D. 1989
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 3000 m Team R1:4th 82
Men's Cross-Country dnf 0.00032
Men's Cross-Country, team dnf -
82.00032


Gundula Diel

B. 1941-05-13, Potsdam, Brand., Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Women's 80 metres Hurdles SF:7th 31.2
31.2


Gottfried Diener

B. 1926-11-01, Zürich, Switzerland; D. 2015-05-26
Bobsleigh (1 gold)
1956 HP
Four‐Man gold 4800
4800


Marie Eugène "Marco" Diener

B. 1913-05-29, Colmar, then part of Germany, represented France; D. 1965-06-18
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Dienes-Öhm Tivadar

B. 1907-10-20, Nyíregyháza, Hungary; D. 1944-10-28
Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Leo Dierckx

B. 1943-03-28, Leuven, Belgium
Volleyball
1968 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Louis Diercxsens

B. 1898-09-28, represented Belgium; D. 1992-04-21
Hockey (1 bronze)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Team bronze fourth 2288
2288


Joke Dierdorp

B. 1955-02-21, Curaç,ao, represented the Netherlands
Rowing
1976 HP
Women's Eights 8th 128
128


André Dierickx

B. 1947-10-29, Oudenaarde, Belgium
Cycling - Road
1968 HP
Men's Road Race 19th 2.4
2.4


Henri Dierickx

B. 1893-12-13, represented Belgium
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 1924 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) R1 242.94
Men's Bantamweight (-58 kg) R4
242.94


Joseph Dierickx

B. 1865-10-14, Brussel, Belgium; D. 1959
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Paintings AC 25.02
25.02


Edward Dierkes

Olympic Competitor nr 2362


Ines Diers

B. 1963-11-02, Germany
Swimming (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1980 HP
100 m Free-style bronze 2560
200 m Free-style silver 4000
400 m Free-style gold 6400
800 m Free-style silver 4000
4 x 100 m Free-style Relay gold 1600
18560


Karl-Dietrich Diers

B. 1953-05-09, Halle (Saale), S-A, Germany, represented East Germany
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's Road Race 16th 9.6
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 10th 75
84.6


Eckart Diesch

B. 1954-05-01, Friedrichshafen, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Sailing (1 gold)
1976 1980 1984 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) gold fifth 11562.5
11562.5


Jörg Diesch

B. 1951-09-29, Friedrichshafen, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Sailing (1 gold)
1976 1980 1984 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) gold fifth 11562.5
11562.5


Otto Diesch

B. 1896, represented Argentina
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay R1:3rd 4.3
4.3


Bernd Dießner

B. 1946-03-16, Aken (Elbe), S-A, Germany, represented East Germany
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:6th 4.32
4.32


Walter Dießl

B. 1943-04-14, Linz, Austria (then part of Germany)
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Decathlon 12th 60
60


Ullrich Dießner

B. 1954-12-27, Meißen, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Rowing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1976 1980 HP
Men's Coxed Fours silver gold 7800
7800

The twins Ullrich and Walter were born on different dates - one before midnight, the other after.


Walter Dießner

B. 1954-12-26, Meißen, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Rowing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1976 1980 HP
Men's Coxed Fours silver gold 7800
7800

The twins Ullrich and Walter were born on different dates - one before midnight, the other after.


Wallace William Diestelmeyer

B. 1926-07-14, Kitchener, Ont., Canada; D. 1999-12-23
Figure Skating (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Singles 12th 60
Mixed Pairs bronze 3200
3260


Andreas Dietel

B. 1959-10-20, Langenbernsdorf, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Speed Skating
1980 1984 HP
Men's 500 metres 13th 20th 26.6
Men's 1000 metres 7th 7th 800
Men's 1500 metres fourth sixth 2240
Men's 10000 metres 15th 32nd 10.004
3076.604


Rainer Dietel

B. 1937-04-15, Sayda, Sachsen, Germany
Nordic Combined
1960 1964 HP
Men's Individual 17th 9th 246
246


(Karl) Hermann (Ludwig Wilhelm) Dieter

B. 1879-09-14, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 55.03
55.03

Submitted a single entry joint with Karl Pregizer and Georg Holke.


Rolf Diethelm

B. 1940-05-15, Bern, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Gerhard Dietrich

B. 1942-05-12, Brandenburg an der Havel, Brand., Germany, represented East Germany
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 34th -2.16
Men's Team All-Round bronze 640
640.0016


Norbert Dietrich

B. 1931-01-24, Friedrichsthal, Saarland, Germany, represented Saarland; D. 2003-07-05
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 155th -
Men's Team All-Around 22nd 0.1
Men's Floor Exercise 173rd -
Men's Horse Vault 176th -
Men's Parallel Bars 147th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 133rd -
Men's Rings 94th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 156th -
0.1


Rudolf "Rudi" Dietrich

B. 1929-08-13, Innsbruck, Austria; D. 2004-09-11
Ski Jumping
1952 HP
Men's Individual 21st 0.96
0.96


Walter Dietrich

B. 1902-12-24, from Genève, represented Switzerland; D. 1979-11-27
Football (1 silver)
1924 1928 HP
Men's Football silver R1 2026.38
2026.38


Wilfried Dietrich

B. 1933-10-14, Schifferstadt, Rh-Pf, (West) Germany; D. 1992-06-03
Greco-Roman Wrestling & Freestyle Wrestling (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
Greco-Roman 1956 1960 1964 1972 HP
Heavyweight (+87 kg) silver silver 18458
Heavyweight (+97 kg) bronze -
Super Heavyweight (+100 kg) sixth
Free-style 1960 1964 1968 1972
Heavyweight (+87 kg) - gold 19425
Heavyweight (+97 kg) 7th bronze
Super Heavyweight (+100 kg) fifth
37883

The only modern wrestler to succesfully compete both in Greco-Roman and Free Style.
(see Kalle Anttila, Ivar Johansson, Kristjan Palusalu, Carl Westergren, Rudolf Svensson, Hamit Kaplan)


Jacques Dietrichstein

from Wien, represented Austria
Ice Hockey
1928 HP
Men's Team Qu:2nd 340
340


George Dietz

Olympic Competitor nr 1898


James William "Jim" Dietz

B. 1949-01-12, New York, NY, USA
Rowing
1972 1976 HP
Men's Single Sculls fifth 7th 2100
2100


John Dietz

Olympic Competitor nr 3334


Jürgen Dietze

B. 1942-09-16, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke SF:9th 202
Men's 200 metres Backstroke R1:19th
202


Reinhard Dietze

B. 1954-08-18, Siegen, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2007-06-09
Artistic Gymnastics
1976 HP
Men's Individual Combined QU:53rd -7.64
Men's Team Combined fifth 250
250.00000064


Friedrich Dietz von Weidenberg

B. 1871-10-27, Wien, Austria; D. 1941-12-09
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Trap, Team sixth 160
160


Jacquelilne Dieudonné

B. 1933-06-30, Mérignac, France
Gymnastics
1956 1960 HP
Women's Individual combined 65th 57th -7.41
Women's Team combined 12th 10
Women's Uneven Bars 65th -9.25
10.00000004125


Todor Nedyalkov Diev

B. 1934-09-28, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; D. 1995-01-06
Football (1 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Team bronze QF 1567
1567


Samba Dièye

B. 1949-07-11, represented Senegal
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:33rd -2.26
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:19th 0.4
0.40256


Diego Díez de Rivera y Figueroa

B. 1896-12-15, Madrid, Spain; D. 1936-09
Fencing
1924 1928 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:5th 0.053
Men's Foil, Team R1:3rd R1:3rd 22.1
Men's Épée, Team SF:3rd fifth 287
309.153


Jesús Díez Pinillos

B. 1931-05-31, Madrid, Spain; D. 2013-03-28
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:6th -8.20
Men's Épée, Individual R1:7th -10.12
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 0.936
Men's Sabre, Team R1:5th 3.625
4.561000002012


Luis Antonio Díez Lafuente

B. 1923-11-02, Buenos Aires, Argentina; D. 2015-09-23
Water Polo
1952 HP
Water Polo Men's Team R2:4th 7.25
7.25


Written 2001-02-07 - last modified 2023-01-28

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