Great Olympians

Biographies - FAR


Nadjmeddin Reza Darioush Farabi

B. 1933, represented Iran
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Decathlon 12th 60
60


Hosni Farag

B. 1944-04-14, represented the United Arab Republic (Egypt)
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R32 1.02
1.02


Mohamed Faragalla

B. 1939-01-01, Malakal, (now South Sudan), represented Sudan
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R2 1.02
1.02


Faragó János

B. 1946-07-08, Csanádapáca, Hungary
Athletics
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:16th 14th 33.6
33.6


Faragó Lajos

B. 1932-08-03, Budapest, Hungary; D. 2019-05-13
Football (1 bronze)
1960 HP
Men's Team (bronze) 800
800


Faragó Tamás

B. 1952-08-05, Budapest, Hungary
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team silver gold bronze 8100
8100


Dafallah Sultan Farah

B. 1949, represented Sudan
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:62nd -8.40
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:21st 0.16
0.160000004


Mohamed Farah

Great Britain
Athletics (4 gold)
2008 2012 2016 HP
10000 m gold gold 12800
5000 m 24th gold gold 12800.16
25600.16


Saleh Saad Mubarak Faraj

B. 1955-02-05, represented Kuwait
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:23rd 0.384
0.384


Ahmed Faras

B. 1946-12-07, Mohamméda, Morocco
Football
1972 HP
Men's Team SF:4th 164
164


Hans-Johann Färber

B. 1947-04-20, Šljivoševci, Croatia, represented West Germany
Rowing (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 12th gold bronze 6750
6750


Johan Färber

Olympic Competitor nr 6948


Burgl Färbinger

B. 1945-10-10, Oberau, Bay., Germany, represented the Federal Republic in 1968
Alpine Skiing
1964 1968 HP
Women's Downhill 12th 14th 56
Women's Giant Slalom 18th 10th 102.56
Women's Slalom dnf sixth 640
798.56


Hansjörg Farbmacher

B. 1940-09-20, Innsbruck, Austria; D. 1982-03-14
Cross-Country Skiing & Biathlon
1964 1968 HP
Biathlon Men's 20 km 28th 0.0384
Men's 30 km 36th 50th 0.000641
Men's 4x10 km Relay 11th 16
16.039041


Klaus Farbmacher

B. 1946-09-10, Innsbruck, Austria
Biathlon
1976 HP
Men's 20 kilometres 49th -5.20
Men's 4 x 7.5 km Relay 15th 2.5
2.500002


Giampaolo Farci

B. 1937-07-01, Cagliari, Italy
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team (13th) 3.2
3.2


Luigi Farci

B. 1939-03-20, Cagliari, Italy
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 13th 12.8
12.8


Nedeljko "Nedo" Farčić

B. 1941-10-12, Vela Luka, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 10000 metres 9th 160
Men's Marathon dnf -10.15
160


Richard Farda

B. 1945-11-08, Brno, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Vincenzo Fardella

B. 1926-06-08, Milano, Italy
Ice Hockey
1948 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Fardel

from Lille, France
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 bronze)
1900 HP
Men's Team bronze 1040
1040

Olympic Competitor nr 1312


Youssef Muhammad Fares

B. 1906, represented Rgypt
Shooting
1952 HP
Trap 17th 6
6


David Farfan

B. 1936-05-10, represented Trinidad and Tobago
Sailing
1972 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 28th 0.032
0.032


Giuseppe Farfanelli

B. 1915-02-13, Perugia, Italy; D. 1979
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-58 kg) R1 2.836
2.836


Joe Fargis

B. 1948-04-02, New York, NY, USA
Equestrianism - Jumping (2 gold, 1 silver)
1984 1988 HP
Individual gold 7th 8500
Team gold silver 2600
11100


Joaquim da Silva Faria

B. 1904-07-14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights Rep.:dns 164
164


Lucia Faria

B. 1945-11-11, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Equestrianism - Jumping
1968 HP
Jumping, Individual 12th 50
Jumping, Team 7th 100
150


José Farías Ríos

B. 1909-10-20, represented Peru
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Marathon 42nd 0.00006
0.00006


(Mabel) Evelia Farina

B. 1941-10-07, from Buenos Aires, represented Argentina
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Women's Long Jump QU:26th 0.096
Women's 4x100 metres Relay R1:5th 32.5
32.596


Pietro Farina

B. 1955-02-05, Santo Stefano di Camastra, Italy
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:7th 0.057
0.057


Linn Farish

B. 1901-10-03, Rumsey, Cal., USA; D. 1944-09-11
Rugby (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Rugby gold 3200
3200


Bernard Farjat

B. 1945-09-07, represented France
Artistic Gymnastics
1972 HP
Men's Individual Combined 82nd -12.40
Men's Team Combined 13th 6.4
6.4


Farkas Béla

B. 1928-12-10, Komárom, Hungary
Boxing
1948 1952 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R1 2.521
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R1
2.521


Gizela Farkaš

B. 1942-10-22, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Women's 800 metres SF:7th 20.8
20.8


Farkas Imre

B. 1935-06-23, Budapest, Hungary
Canoeing - Flatwater Canadian (2 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres bronze 3200
Men's Canadian Doubles 10000 metres bronze 3200
6400


Farkas János

B. 1942-03-27, Budapest, Hungary
Football (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Farkas László

B. 1941-12-18, Veszprém, Hungary
Sailing
1968 HP
Two−Person Keelboat (Star) 13th 32
32


Farkas Mátyás

B. 1893-08-13, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1981-06-01
Ice Hockey & Athletics
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Decathlon 21st 0.96
Men's Team (Qu:4th) SF:4th 164
164.96

He was also a member of the Ice Hockey team in 1928, but apparently did not play.


Farkasinszky-Bóbis Ildikó

B. 1945-09-05, Budapest, Hungary
Fencing (3 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 1976 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:5th silver sixth 5800.053
Women's Foil, Team silver silver bronze 2904
8704.053


Frederick Charles William "John" Farleigh

B. 1900-06-16, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1965-03-30
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - unknown event 3 entries 8.619
8.619


William Winfield "Bill" Farley

B. 1944-11-10, Fort Devens, Mass., USA; D. 2018-09-02
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle fourth 1600
1600


Ioannis Farmakidis

B. 1907-12-24, Al-Iskanderiya, Egypt, represented Greece; D. 1980-12
Freestyle Wrestling
1932 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61  kg) fifth 1500
1500


Zoltan Farmati

B. 1924-07-09, Șimieu Silvaniei, Romania; D. 2006-01-04
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team QR 0.595
0.595


George Robert Farmer

B. 1938-10-04, Tacoma, Wash., USA
Luge
1964 HP
Men's Singles 29th 0.024
0.024


Jonathan George "Jonty" Farmer

B. 1945-04-23, Te Puke, New Zealand
Sailing
1968 1972 1976 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Finn) 11th 15th 111
111


Kenneth Pentin "Ken" Farmer

B. 1912-07-26, Westmount, Québ., Canada; D. 2005-01-12
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Peter John Farmer

B. 1952-06-26, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 1980 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 12th QU:13th 98.4
98.4


Suzanne Farmer

competed in 1956 and 1960 as

Suzanne Allday

B. 1934-11-26, Shoreham, England, Great Britain; D. 2017-07-26
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 1956 1960 HP
Women's Shot Put 15th QU:16th 24.6
Women's Discus Throw 15th QU:14th QU:21st 39.96
64.56


Robert Farnan

Olympic Competitor nr 1928


Nikolajs Farnasts

B. 1885-10-01, Riga, Latvia, represented Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 6174


Tracy Farnham

Olympic Competitor nr 1866

(*) team roster not certainly known)


Terence Allen "Terry" Farnsworth

B. 1942-08-27, Portland, Maine, USA
Judo
1972 HP
Men's Half-Heavyweight (-93 kg) Rep2 195
195


Kenneth Aubrey "Ken" Farnum

B. 1931-01-18, Bridgetown, Barbados, represented Jamaica
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Sprint Rep:4th 0.546
Men's Time Trial 20th 1.5
2.046

Apparently the team from Jamaica was allowed to include athletes from other British Carribean Islands. I class this athlete as Barbadian.


Saleem Mahmoud Farooqi

B. 1940-08-05, represented Pakistan
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1956 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -13.32
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
Men's Time Trial 21st 0.96
Men's Team Pursuit R1:16th 4.8
5.76


George Hardy Farquhar

B. 1929-12-14, represented Great Britain
Wrestling - Freestyle
1956 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) 13th 38.4
38.4

Competed for Scotland at the 1958 Commonwealth Games.


Hugh Miller Farquharson

B. 1911-11-14, Montréal, Québ., Canada; D. 1985-03-27
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Stewart Farquharson

B. 1940-04-27, Amersham, England, Great Britain
Rowing
1960 1964 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs fourth 2000
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd 85
2085


Frank Farrel, III

B. 1908-03-23, Ansonia, Conn., USA; D. 2003-07-02
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Eddie Farrell

Olympic Competitor nr 6537


(Thomas) Fionbarr Farrell

B. 1945-03-03, Dublin, Ireland
Fencing
1968 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:5th -6.45
Men's Foil, Team R1:4th 1.3
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 0.778
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:7th -3.29
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd 22.75
24.82829045


Harry Farrell

B. 1902-10-02, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1980-05
Football
1924 HP
Men's Football R2 26.38
26.38


Felix Jeffrey "Jeff" Farrell

B. 1937-02-28, Detroit, Mich., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (2 gold)
1960 HP
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay gold 1600
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay gold 1600
3200


John O'Neil Farrell

B. 1906-08-28, Hammond, Ind., USA; D. 1994-06-20
Speed Skating (1 bronze)
1928 1932 HP
Men's 500 m bronze sixth 3200
Men's 1500 m 8th 256
Men's 5000 m 17th 4
3460


(Michael) John Farrell

B. 1902, from Dublin, represented Ireland
Football
1924 HP
Men's Football QF 287
287


Michael Arthur Farrell

B. 1933-04-27, Kingston upon Hull, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 800 metres fifth 1000
1000


Pat Farrell

B. 1892, Belfast, Great Britain, lived in Toronto, represented Canada; D. 1969-10-25
Fencing
1932 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:7th 0.54
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 100
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:8th 0.34
100.88


Robert Farrell

B. 1949-07-25, San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago
Cycling - Track
1968 HP
Men's Team Pursuit R1:19th 1.2
1.2


Thomas Francis "Tom" Farrell

B. 1944-01-18, New York, NY, USA
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's 800 metres fifth bronze 3560
3560


Thomas Stanley "Tom" Farrell

B. 1932-09-23, Liverpool, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles R1:4th 1.169
Men's 800 metres QF:5th 2.29
3.459


William Cesar "Willie" Farrell

B. 1934-10-06, Los Angeles, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Diving
1956 HP
Men's Platform sixth 640
640


Patrick Oliver "Pat" Farrelly

B. 1935-07-11, Mullingar, Ireland, lived in St. JOhn's, Newfoudland, represented Canada; D. 2018-10-24
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 20 km Walk 33rd -2.38
0.00384


Leslie Thomas "Tommie" Farrer

B. 1922-12-22, Hoddesdon, England, Great Britain; D. 2017-11-16
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Pere Farreres i Valenti

B. 1916-04-04, Barcelona, Spain; D. 1968-05-17
Hockey
1948 HP
Men's team R1:4th 34
34


Arthur Farrimond

B. 1893-09-30, Manchester, England, Great Britain; D. 1978-11
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's Marathon 17th 6
6


John Allan Farrington

B. 1942-07-02, from Sydney, represented Australia
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Marathon 43rd -4.38
0.0000384


Sloane Elmo Farrington

B. 1923-05-17, Nassau, the Bahamas, represented Great Britain in 1948; D. 1997
Sailing (1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Two-Person Keelboat (Star) fourth fifth bronze sixth 7975
7975


(M.) Wendy Farrington

B. 1941-12-01, Knaresborough, England, Great Britain
Alpine Skiing
1960 1964 HP
Women's Downhill 28th 0.0256
Women's Giant Slalom 39th dnf 0.0001664
Women's Slalom 37th 0.0004
0.0261664


Harald Færstad

B. 1889-12-02, Bergen, Norway; D. 1979-07-10
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, Free system silver 1000
1000


Sverre Melvin Farstad

B. 1920-02-08, Trondheim, Norway; D. 1978-03-27
Speed Skating (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's 500 metres sixth 640
Men's 1500 metres gold 6400
7040


Morkal Faruk

B. 1951-06-06, Adana, Turkey
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 100 m Breaststroke 42nd -4.40
Men's 200 m Breaststroke 38th -3.26
0.000296


Theodore Austin "Ted" Farwell, Jr.

B. 1931-01-01, Greenfield, Mass., USA; D. 2015-01-25
Nordic Combined & Cross-Country Skiing
Nordic Combined 1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Individual 11th 30th 27th 96.075
Cross-Country Skiing 1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's 18 km 43rd 0.0000256
Men's 50 km 31st 0.0064
Men's 4x10 km Relay 12th 12th 20
116.0834256


René Federico Farwig Guillen

B. 1935-09-30, Valencia, Spain, represented Bolivia
Alpine Skiing
1956 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 75th -10.10
Men's Slalom dnf -13.16
-10.10


Written 2002-10-28 - last modified 2022-07-20

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