Great Olympians

Biographies - DRO


Michael Drobil

B. 1877-09-19, Wien, Austria; D. 1958-09-12
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Sculpture - unknown event ac 2.274
2.274


Viktor Mikaylovich Drobinsky

B. 1932-10-03, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1997-12
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:28th 0.0256
Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay R1:10th 25
25.0256


Jaroslav Drobný

B. 1921-10-12, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2001-09-13
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

More famous as a tennis player, he defected after a tennis tournament in Gstaad in 1949. With an Egyptian passport, he was no longer able to play international Ice Hockey, so he focused on his tennis and won Roland Garros in 1951 and '52 and Wimbledon in 1954.


Bill Droegemueller

B. 1906-10-07, Chicago, Ill., USA; D. 1987-02-23
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Pole Vault silver 6000
6000


Margitta Droese

competed in 1980 as

Margitta Pufe

B. 1952-09-10, Gera, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Athletics - Track and Field (1 bronze)
1976 1980 HP
Women's Shot Put sixth bronze 4800
Women's Discus Throw fifth 1500
6300


Jacques Droëtti

represented Italy
Cycling - Track
1900 HP
Men's Sprint R1:dnq -2.25
0.0025

Olympic Competitor nr 1568


Bjørner Charles Bust Drøger

B. 1912-08-02, København, Denmark; D. 2003-02-02
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxless Fours sixth 480
Men's Eights Rep:dns 10.4
490.4


Leszek Melchior "Lech" Drogosz

B. 1933-01-06, Kielce, Poland; D. 2012-09-07
Boxing (1 bronze)
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) QF 4466.143
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R2
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) bronze
4466.143


Héctor Hernan Droguett Silva

B. 1925-01-07, Melpilla, Chile
Cycling - Road
1952 HP
Men's Road Race dnf 8x10-19
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
8x10-19


Gaston Dron

B. 1924-03-19, Clichy, France; D. 2008-08-23
Cycling - Track (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Tandem bronze 3200
3200


Tom Dronkert

B. 1944-12-03, Dordrecht, the Netherlands
Rowing
1968 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 9th 120
120


Joseph Francis "Joe" Dronzek

B. 1940-07-14, Yonkers, NY, USA
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1964 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres Rep:5th 80
80


Henricus Antonius "Harry" Droog

B. 1944-12-17, Beemster, the Netherlands
Rowing (1 silver)
1968 HP
Men's Double Sculls silver 5000
5000


Henri Dropsy

B. 1885-01-21, Paris, France; D. 1969-11-02
Art Competitions
1924 1928 HP
Sculpture AC 29.24
Sculpture, Medals and Reliefs AC 139.6
168.84


Horst Dröse

B. 1949-11-23, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Hockey (1 gold)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team gold fifth 3700
3700


Karl Dröse

B. 1913-12-27, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 1996-09-16
Hockey (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Nikolaos Drosinos

Olympic Competitor nr 3062


Ioannis Drosopoulos

Olympic Competitor nr 2970


Kharalambos "Babis" Drosos

B. 1927, from Athina, represented Greece; D. 2015-02
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team QR 0.595
0.595


Georgios Drosos

Olympic Competitor nr 2024


Johannes Drost

B. 1880-06-22, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1954-09-18
Aquatics - Swimming
1900 HP
Men's 200 m Backstroke bronze 3840
3840

Olympic Competitor nr 1304


Derek Drouin

B. 1990-03-06, Sarnia, Ont., Canada
Track & Field (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2012 2016 HP
Men's High Jump bronze gold 13440
13440


Édouard Drouot

B. 1859-04-03, Sommevoire, France; D. 1945-05-22
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture AC 29.24
29.24


Daniel Hannon "Dan" Drown

B. 1942-10-24, Santa Ana, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Water Polo
1964 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Evelio Droz Ramos

B. 1937-05-10, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Basketball
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team 13th fourth 812.8
812.8


Written 2002-10-28 - last modified 2022-09-24

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