Great Olympians

Biographies - DOB


Dobay Gyula

B. 1937-11-18, Szeged, Hungary; D. 2007-06-11
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle SF:5th fifth 7th 1500
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay QU:4th 40
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay QU:5th QU:5th QU:6th 66
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay sixth 160
1766


Julien Dobbelaere

B. 1921-02-22, Gent, Belgium
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1948 HP
Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) 11th 96
96


Catharina Clasina "Rini" Dobber

B. 1943-01-01, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke R1:17th 5
5


Robert Andrew "Bob" Dobek

B. 1952-10-04, Detroit, Mich., USA
Ice Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Rudi Dobermann

B. 1902-12-14, Iserlohn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1979-12-01
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Long Jump 18th 3.84
3.84


Josef Dobeš

B. 1904-07-04, Přezletice, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1985-09-28
Equestrianism - Eventing
1936 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 23rd 0.32
Three−Day Event, Team fourth 400
400.32


Božena Dobešová

B. 1914-10-02, Stochov, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1990-11-28
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1936 HP
Women's Team combined silver 2000
2000


Václav Dobiáš

B. 1909-09-22, Radčice, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1978-05-22
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Music - unknown event AC 37.43
37.43


Maurice Dobigny

B. 1935-10-19, Paris, France
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Mikkel Dobloug

B. 1944-07-07, Hamar, Norway
Nordic Combined
1968 HP
Men's Individual 21st 0.96
0.96


Dobos Ferenc

B. 1912-04-25, Odorheiu Seculesc, now in Romania, represented Hungary; D. 1992-05
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:3rd 246
246


Cristina Doboșan

B. 1943-05-25, Timișoara, Romania
Artistic Gymnastics
1964 HP
Women's Individual combined 54th -6.16
Women's Team combined sixth 160
160.00000016


Marina Dobrancheva

competed from 1992 as

Marina Logvinenko

B. 1961, Russia
Shooting (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1988 1992 1996 2000 HP
Air Pistol bronze gold silver 16200
Sporting Pistol 8th gold bronze 9th 8520
24720


Mircea Dobrescu

B. 1930-09-05, Cotorca, Romania
Boxing (1 silver)
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) QF silver QF 8494.2
8494.2


Dimitar Dobrev

B. 1931-04-14, Ezerets, Bulgaria
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver)
1956 1960 HP
Middleweight (-79 kg) silver gold 15600
15600


Nenko Dobrev

B. 1946-12-21, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Rowing
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 10th 1625
Men's Coxed Fours fifth fifth
1625


Vasil Dobrev

B. 1947-09-24, Sofia, Bulgaria
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 100 m Butterfly 27th 0.04
Men's 200 m Butterfly 22nd 0.4
0.44


Albin Döbrich

B. 1872-01-07, Sonneberg, Germany or Czechia, represented Austria; D. 1945
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Sculpture - unknown event 3 entries -
-

Died before his Olympic participation, so not a true Olympian.


René Dobrinovitz

Olympic Competitor nr 2840


Gennady Konstantinovich Dobrokhotov

B. 1948-09-24, represented the Soviet Union
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-60 kg) R1 1.02
1.02


Dobronyi József

B. 1917-06-17, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1993-03-24
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Marathon 7th 600
600


Leonid Dobroskokin

B. 1952-02-13, Voronezh, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 200 metres Backstroke sixth 640
640


Jozef Dobrotka

B. 1952-10-23, Bojnice, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Handball
1976 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Władysław Dobrowolski

B. 1896-01-02, Będzin, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1969-02-25
Athletics & Fencing (1 bronze)
1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's 100 m R1:5th 0.000000000078
Men's Sabre, Individual QF:4th 0.845
Men's Sabre, Team bronze fourth 1040
1040.845000000078


Aleksandr Dobrzhansky

B. 1873-04-19 in Tbilisi, Georgia, competed for Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 5131

I class him as Georgian, even if he's clearly ethnically Russian.


Jadwiga Dobrzyńska

B. 1898, Warszawa, Poland; D. 1940-02-01 Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event 2 works 110.06
110.06

Together with her husband Zygmunt Łoboda.


Dobsa Aladár

B. 1931-12-28, Komló, Hungary; D. 2016-10-01
Shooting
1968 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol 14th 24
24


Frank S. Dobson

B. 1934-06-11, London, England, Great Britain
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Free Pistol QU:60th -7.15
0.000000015


Norman W. Dobson

B. 1925, represented Great Britain
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1948 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000m R1:8th 10
10

He was a non-starter in the K1 10000 m in 1948.


Written 2000-12-25 - last modified 2022-10-30

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