|Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg)||12th||60|
|Men's Military Pistol||bronze||2560|
|Men's Free Pistol||fourth||1600|
Olympic Competitor nr 179
An ethnic German, and an active collaborator after the German annexation of his region, he was expelled from Czechoslovakia after 1945 and died in Berlin. I class the Sudeten Germans as German nationals in the Czechoslovak team.
|Men's Half-Middleweight (-70 kg)||fifth||1230|
|Men's 100 metres Backstroke||R1:23rd||0.32|
|Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay||R1:13th||6.4|
|Women's Team combined||fourth||7th||1000|
listed in the OlyMADmen database as Serbian.
|Men's Coxed Pairs||SF:2nd||1350|
|Men's Coxed Fours||Rep:2nd||10.88|
|Men's 10 km Walk||9th||160|
|Men's 20 km Walk||9th||160|
|Men's 50 km Walk||gold||7th||6800|
|One Person Dinghy (Finn)||12th||17th||gold||10666|
|Two Person Keelboat (Star)||7th||7th|
|Two Person Dinghy (470)||gold||12000|
|Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman)||13th||gold||12048|
|Three Person Keelboat (Soling)||8th||384|
His older brother Jose Luis Doreste Blanco won gold in the Finn in 1988.
A third brother Gustavo Doreste Blanco came in 6th at the 1980 Moscow Games in the 470 class.
Olympic Competitor nr 4980
|Men's Light-Middleweight (-71 kg)||R1||2.241|
|Women's 4x100 metres Relay||FI:dnf||160|
B. 1973-03-25, Wien, Austria
Alpine Skiing (2 gold, 1 silver)
|K2 1000 m||gold||4800|
|FK2 10000 m||fourth||1200|
|Women's 3000 metres||14th||16|
After her speed skating Olympic appearance, she emigrated to Australia, and competed internationally (though not Olympic) for them in two other sports: Cross-Country Skiing and Orienteering. Her son, born in Australia, later represented the USA in Eventing (including at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics).
|Men's Road Race, Individual||fourth||2000|
|Men's Road Race, Team||gold||1600|
|Men's Welterweight (-67 kg)||QF||861|
|Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase||R1:12th||60|
|Men's Middleweight (-87 kg)||sixth||960|
|Women's 800 m||SF:8th||8th||fourth||1864.2|
|Women's 1500 m||sixth||fourth||gold||10800|
B. 1928-10-03, Perpignan, France
Fencing (4 gold, 2 silver)
Four times World Champion in foil (1947,49,53,54), he took also four team
foil titles. He rebelled against the introduction of the electric foil, but
took up competition again in 1958 and finished seventh at Roma.
He was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1971. He is a first cousin to Pierre d'Oriola.
B. 1920-02-01, Corneilla del Vercol, Pyr.Or., France; D. 2011-07-19
Equestrianism (2 gold, 2 silver)
The only rider to have won two individual Jumping titles, the first at Helsinki
on Ali Baba, the second on Lutteur B at Tokyo.
He had ridden Ali Baba only three times before Helsinki.
Olympic Competitor nr 2814
|Women's 5 kilometres||31st||0.0064|
|Women's 10 kilometres||35th||0.001|
|Women's Individual All-Round||97th||-15.40|
|Men's 500 metres||34th||-2.16|
|Men's 1000 metres||38th||-3.26|
|Men's 1500 metres||35th||-2.10|
|Men's Flyweight (-52 kg)||13th||38.4|
|Women's 200 metres Freestyle||R1:21st||0.64|
|Women's 200 metres Individual Medley||R1:15th||10|
|Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay||FI:dnf||64|
|Men's Coxed Fours||R1:dnf||129|
Olympic Competitor nr 1467
|Men's Team Pursuit||QF||430.5|
|Women's Individual Combined||27th||0.04|
|WomMen's Team Combined||fifth||250|
|Men's 30 kilometres||34th||-2.16|
|Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase||R1:19th||2.4|
|Men's Giant Slalom||47th||0.000004|
The OlyMADMen give his birthplace as Sukhumi, Georgia, while Wikipedia gives it as Leningrad. I shall class him as Russian.
|Men's 200 metres||R1:6th||-4.49|
|Men's 4x100 m Relay||R1:5th||SF:6th||13.573|
Olympic Competitor nr 2815
|Men's 100 metres||R1:ac||SF:ac||85.2|
|Men's 400 metres||R1:ac||574|
|Men's 110 m Hurdles||R1:ac||861|
Olympic Competitor nr 1
|Men's Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg)||11th||480|
|Men's Heavyweight (-110 kg)||8th|
|Eight metres Class||gold||10th||3250|
|Middleweight (-72.6 kg)||R2||79.13|
|Men's Lightweight (-60 kg)||QF||861|
Written 2000-12-25 - last modified 2023-01-28
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