Great Olympians

Biographies - DUR


Hermann Dür

B. 1925-06-23, represented Switzerland
Equestrianism - Dressage
1972 HP
Dressage, Individual 21st 0.8
Dressage, Team 7th 100
100.8


Fanny Durack

Olympic Competitor nr 6199


Guy Duraffourg

B. 1936-12-15, Les Moulunes, France
Biathlon
1968 HP
20 km 58th -7.32
0.000000032


Anna Duraj

competed in 1976 as

Anna Gębala

B. 1949-05-25, Żywiec, Poland
Cross-Country Skiing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Women's 5 km 26th 29th 31st 0.0864
Women's 10 km 30th 15th 27th 10.05
Women's 3x5 km Relay 7th 164
Women's 4x5 km Relay 8th
174.1364


Osman Duraliev

B. 1939-01-15, Razgrad, Bulgaria; D. 2011-04-25
Freestyle Wrestling (2 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Heavyweight (+97 kg) silver 12000
Super Heavyweight (+100 kg) silver
12000


José Antonio Durán Aguirre

B. 1946-01-17, Rosario, Dur., Mexico
Boxing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) QF 940.13
Men's Lightweight (-60 kg) R16
940.13


José Manuel Durán Pérez

B. 1945-10-09, Madrid, Spain
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


Josep Durán i Noguera

B. 1951-07-08, Sabadell, Spain
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 100 metres Breaststroke R1:28th 0.0256
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:22nd 0.4
Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay 8th 64
64.4256


Juan Manuel Durán Guttíerrez

B. 1951-05-04, Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Volleyball
1968 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Rafael A. Durán

B. 1938-03-17, Caracas, Venezuela
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Lightweight (-57 kg) 20th 1.5
1.5


Ricardo Durán

B. 1938-09-20, represented Argentina
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs B-fin:dns 50
50


Étienne Durand

Olympic Competitor nr 752


Gilles Durand

B. 1952-01-11, Montréal, Québ., Canada
Cycling - Road
1972 1976 HP
Men's Road Race 71st 54th -6.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 22nd 0.3
0.30000024


Ginette Durand

B. 1929-04-05, represented France
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 46th -
Women's Team All-Around 12th 10
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 11th 16
Women's Floor Exercise 52nd -
Women's Horse Vault 62nd -
Women's Uneven Bars 75th -
Women's Balance Beam 26th 0.016
26.016


Pierre Eugène André Durand, Sr.

B. 1931-12-15, Verdille, France; D. 2016-10-02
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Jumping (1 bronze)
1960 1964 1964 1972 HP
Eventing, Individual dnf -10.32
Eventing, Team (bronze) -
Jumping, Team 10th 25
25


Raymond Joseph Durand

B. 1894-01-28, Langres, France; D. 1977-11-26
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 15th 15
15


José María Durañona Orie

B. 1923-03-29, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:22nd 0.4
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay sixth 160
160.4


Albert Durant

B. 1892-07-01, Bruxelles, Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1912 1920 1924 HP
Men's Water Polo bronze silver silver 5808
5808

Olympic Competitor nr 5945

(*) team roster unknown. There were nine Belgian waterpoloists in total, seven per team.


Hugh Durant

Olympic Competitor nr 5324


Kevin Wayne Durant

B. 1988-09-29, Washington, DC, USA
Basketball (3 gold)
2012 2016 2021 HP
Men's Team gold gold gold 19200
19200

Winner of the Basketball at London, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.


Ivan Duranthon

B. 1897-02-27, Al-Jaza'ir (Algiers), Algeria, then part of France; D. 1978-03-06
Modern Pentathlon
1924 1928 1932 HP
Men's Individual fourth 10th 2550
2550

I have no information of where this athlete was living at the time of the Olympics, but it may well have still been Algeria, so I class him as Algerian.


Ricardo Fernando Ferreira Durão

B. 1928-06-13, represented Portugal
Modern Pentathlon
1952 HP
Men's Individual 41st 0.00008
Men's Team 15th 2.5
2.50008


Božidar Đurašković

B. 1924-12-27, Ulcinj, Montenegro, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 3000m Steeplechase R1:10th 0.026
0.026


Philip Marshall "Phil" Durbrow

B. 1940-10-27, Merced, Cal., USA
Rowing (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Men's Coxless Fours (bronze) 15.6
15.6


Thomas Kevin Durcan

B. 1920-08-26, London, England, represented Singapore
Sailing
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 25th 0.1
0.1


Aleksander Đurđenski

B. 1894, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Tennis
1924 HP
Men's Singles R1 0.00000000019
0.00000000019


Bohumil Durdis

B. 1903-03-01, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Weightlifting (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Eugeniusz Durejko

B. 1950-11-15, Ostróda, Poland
Basketball
1972 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Elisabetta Durelli

B. 1936-01-17, Lodi, Italy
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 48th -
Women's Team All-Around sixth 160
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 10th 25
Women's Floor Exercise 44th -
Women's Horse Vault 40th 0.000025
Women's Uneven Bars 50th -
Women's Balance Beam 77th -
185.00003


François Duret

B. 1911-01-10, represented Switzerland
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:8th 0.011
0.011


Ernest Dureuil

represented Belgium
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system bronze 640
640


Robert Dureville

B. 1943-11-26, Paris, France
Figure Skating
1964 HP
Men's Singles 17th 6
6


Maurice Durguetty

Not actually an Olympic Competitor.

He was scheduled to play against a Spanish pair in the Pelota final in 1900, but withdrew before the start of the competition. We no longer consider him an Olympic competitor as a result.


Alfred Duriau

B. 1877, Mons, Belgium; D. 1958
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting 2 entries 4.372
4.372


Nemanja Đurić

B. 1936-06-18, Beograd, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Basketball
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team sixth 7th 520
520


Marcel Duriez

B. 1940-06-20, Seclin, France
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles QF:6th sixth 7th 1560.546
1560.546


Paul Durin

Olympic Competitor nr 3813


Christian Düring

B. 1939-07-22, Eberswalde, Brand., Germany, represented East Germany
Shooting
1968 1972 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol fourth 21st 2400.96
2400.96


Eva Ďurišinová

B. 1961-03-20, Bratislava, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Women's Individual 19th 2.4
2.4


Michael Kelvin "Mike" Durkin

B. 1953-04-14, Chicago, Ill., USA
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:19th 1.6
1.6


Vladimir Durković

B. 1937-11-06, Gjakova, Kosovo, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1980-04-28
Football (1 gold)
1960 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200

I prefer not to attribute Kosovar nationality to athletes with Slavic names, so I call this person Serbian.


Christian Durniak

B. 1949-04-04, represented France
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd 18.13
18.13


Reinhold Durnthaler

B. 1942-11-29, Waiem, Austria; D. 2017-10-2
Bobsleigh (2 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Two−Man 9th fourth 2200
Four−Man silver silver 6000
8200


Ernesto Durón

B. 1952-09-12, San Salvador, El Salvador
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:63rd -8.26
Men's 200 metres Freestyle R1:57th -7.40
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay R1:16th 1.6
1.60000004256


Patricia du Roy de Blicquy

B. 1943-10-07, Bruxelles, Belgium
Alpine Skiing
1964 HP
Women's Downhill 13th 25.6
Women's Giant Slalom 17th 4
Women's Slalom 8th 256
285.6


Norbert Dürpisch

B. 1952-05-29, Genthin, S-A, Germany, represented East Germany
Cycling - Track
1976 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fourth 1200
1200


John Diederik Durr

B. 1930-09-13, represented South Africa; D. 2010-03-11
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle SF:21st 0.64
Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay 7th 100
100.64


Raymond Durr

B. 1901, from Colmar, represented France
Freestyle Wrestling
1924 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) R1 54.6
54.6


Richard Henry "Dick" Durrance, Jr.

B. 1914-10-23, Tarpon Springs, Flor., USA; D. 2004-06-13
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined 10th 150
150


Alan Hugh Durrett

B. 1948-01-13, represented Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia)
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:38th -3.26
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:24th 0.16
0.160256


Philippe Marie Eugène, Comte d'Ursel

B. 1920-06-28, Bern, Switzerland, represented Belgium; D. 2017-03-26
Alpine Skiing
1948 HP
Men's Downhill 70th -
Men's Combined 39th 0.00012
0.00012


Hans Dürst

B. 1921-06-28, Davos, Switzerland; D. 2001-06-25
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Hans-Ulrich Dürst

B. 1939-01-22, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:33rd 0.00256
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:24th 0.16
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:15th 2.5
2.66256


Walter Dürst

B. 1950-06-04, Davos, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Walter Paul Dürst

B. 1927-02-28, Davos, Switzerland; D. 2016-05-02
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team bronze fifth 1780
1780


Berry Hayworth Durston

B. 1940-08-01, WA, Australia; D. 2007-01-19
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Eights Rep:4th 10.4
10.4


Mehmet Dursun

B. 1928-07-16, Diyarbakır, Turkey
Shooting
1968 1972 1976 HP
Small−Bore Rifle, 3 Positions 54th 58th 0.0000001856
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 51st 35th 47th 0.0010664
0.0010665856


Written 2002-09-15 - last modified 2022-09-21

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