Great Olympians

Biographies - EMM

Grigorios Emmanouil

B. 1912-09-12, represented Greece
1948 1952 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd Rep:3rd 226
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:2nd 10.88

Pavlos "Lakis" Emmanouilidis

B. 1929, Athina, Greece
1952 HP
Men's Team QR 0.595

Marcellina Emmanuel

B. 1964-11-07, represented Tanzania
Athletics - Track & Field
1980 HP
Women's 1500 metres R1:21st 0.64

Miguel Emmanuelli

represented Puerto Rico
1956 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 14th 24

Max Philip Emmerich

B. 1879-06-01, Indianapolis, Ind., USA; D. 1956-06-29
Athletics - Track & Field & Gymnastics (1 gold)
1904 HP
Men's All-Around Athletics Championship dnf 450
Men's All-Around Gymnastics Championship 67th -9.30
Men's All-Around Gymnastics Championship, Field sports gold 1200
Men's All-Around Gymnastics Championship, Apparatus work 100th -16.19

Henry Prinzler and Max Emmerich were convicted to five years in prison for embezzlement.

Olympic Competitor nr 1791

Lionel Charles Renwick Emmett

B. 1913-01-08, Achalpur, Mah., British India; D. 1996-08-09
Hockey (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team (gold) 800

Matthew Emmons

B. 1981-04-05, Mount Holly, NJ, USA
Shooting (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2004 2008 2012 HP
Air Rifle 9th 160
Small-bore Rifle, Prone gold silver 10400
Small-bore Rifle, Combined 8th fourth bronze 5696

Husband of Katerina Kurkova-Emmons.

In the Combined Rifle, he has a jinx on the last shot. In Athina, he was lying comfortably in first position, but he shot his last bullet into his neighbour's target. A zero made him drop to 8th. In Beijing and London, he again butched his last shots.

Written 2002-10-30 - last modified 2023-06-28

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