Great Olympians

Biographies - FIN


Henri Paul Fin

B. 1950-03-20, Wambrechies, France
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 17th 3
3


Fináczy György

B. 1942-05-25, Budapest, Hungary
Sailing
1964 1968 1972 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Finn) 13th 8th 422.4
422.4


George Finch

B. 1888-08-04, Orange, NSW, Australia; D. 1970-11-22
Alpinism (1 gold)
1924 HP
Special Medal gold 3200
3200


Glen Finch

B. 1947-07-18, Winnipeg, Man., Canada
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:25th 0.1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 7th 100
100.1


Kenneth Roy "Ken" Finch

B. 1936-06-09, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
Basketball
1956 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Lester Charles Finch

B. 1909-08-26, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1995-11-20
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Henry Finchett

B. 1900, Birmingham, England, Great Britain; D. 1968
Gymnastics
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Individual combined 43rd 83rd -
Men's Team combined, European system fifth sixth 11th 426
Vault 22nd 84th 0.1
Parallel Bars 58th 80th -
Horizontal Bar 54th 77th -
Pommeled Horse 41st 60th -
Sidehorse Vault 33rd -
Rings 33rd 84th -
Rope Climbing 51st -
426.1


Erich Fincsus

B. 1912-12-22, from Wien, represented Austria
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) 15th 15
15


Jaroslav Findejs

B. 1943-09-25, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Conrad Francis "Conn" Findlay

B. 1930-04-24, Stockton, CA, USA; D. 2021-04-08
Rowing & Sailing (2 gold, 2 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 1976 HP
Coxed Pairs gold bronze gold 28800
Two-person Keelboat (Tempest) bronze 3200
32000

Conn Findlay lived in Belmont, California and rented a few rowing shells to the high school program. Conn is one of only 2 persons to medal in two distinctly different sports in recent summer olympics. (the other being Roswitha Krause - swimming and handball) He coached at Stanford Univ for a number of years as well, and twice sailed on the winning America's Cup team (1975,77).


Richard "Dick" Findlay

B. 1948-03-23, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Light−Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R1 -2.34
0.0034


James Norman Findlay

B. 1954-06-15, represented Australia
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 200 m Butterfly 12th 40
Men's 200 m Individual Medley 34th -2.16
40.0016


William Findlay

B. 1904-01-15, Kilmarnock, Scotland, Great Britain, lived in New Tork, represented the USA; D. 1981-01-21
Football
1924 1928 HP
Men's Football R2 R1 52.76
52.76


Renzo Finelli

B. 1945-08-24, Anzola, Italy
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:6th 0.031
0.031


Alessandra Finesso

B. 1956-07-23, Milano, Italy
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay 15th 2.5
2.5


Louis Finet

B. 1894-03-05, represented Belgium
Equestrianism - Miscelaneous (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Voltige, Individual bronze 3200
Voltige, Team gold 1600
4800


Ursula Elisabeth "Ursel" Finger

B. 1929-07-05, Saarbrücken, Saarl., Germany, represented Saarland
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's 4x100m Relay R1:5th 4.3
Women's Long Jump QU:25th 0.15
4.45


Horst Fink

B. 1938-10-01, Linz, Austria
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Single Sculls Rep:3nd 102
102


Massimo Fink

B. 1896-11-23, represented Italy; D. 1956-03-19
Bobsleigh
1924 HP
Men's Four/Five sixth 480
480


Robert Finke

B. 1999-11-06, represented the USA
Swimming (2 gold)
2021 HP
Men's 800 m Freestyle gold 6400
Men's 1500 m Freestyle gold 6400
12800


Diethard Finkelmann

B. 1941-07-15, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Robert "Bob" Finlay

B. 1943-08-03, London, England, lived in Toronto, represented Canada
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Men's 5000 metres 11th R1:23rd 64.256
64.256


Donald Finlay

B. 1909-05-27, Christchurch, England, Great Britain; D. 1970-08-18
Track and Field (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1932 1936 1948 HP
110 m Hurdles bronze silver heats:dnf 9840.086
4x100 m Relay sixth SF:4th 177
10017.086


Graham Paul Finlay

B. 1936-02-03, Greymouth, New Zealand; D. 2018-07-29
Boxing
1956 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Joel F. Finlay

B. 1945-12-30, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Rowing
1968 HP
Men's Eights 9th 80
80


Malcolm Finlay

B. 1919, South Shields, England, Great Britain; D. 2007-11-03
Basketball
1948 HP
Men's Team (20th) 0.5
0.5


Mervyn David "Merv" Finlay

B. 1925-06-17, Balmain, NSW, Australia; D. 2014-07-02
Rowing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Eights bronze 1280
1280


Colin Finlayson

B. 1903-01-24, Lismore, NSW, Australia, moved to Vancouver in 1905, represented Canada; D. 1955-03-11
Rowing (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's Coxless Fours silver 3000
3000


Iain Finlayson

B. 1951-12-19 in France, represented Great Britain; D. 1991-12-10
Alpine Skiing
1972 HP
Men's Downhill 50th -5.10
Men's Giant Slalom dnf -10.26
Men's Slalom 28th 0.0256
0.025601


Ronald Leslie "Ron" Finley

B. 1940-12-10, Huntingdon Park, Cal., USA
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1964 HP
Men's Featherweight (-63 kg) fourth 2400
2400


Charley Finn

B. 1897-07-28, Bakersfield, Cal., USA; D. 1974-01-13
Water Polo (1 bronze)
1932 1936 HP
Men's Team bronze QU:3rd 1325.5
1325.5


Birgir Finnbogason

B. 1948-09-18, represented Iceland
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Severin Finne

Olympic Competitor nr 6153


Christopher Martin "Chris" Finnegan

B. 1944-06-05, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2009-03-02
Boxing (1 gold)
1968 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) gold 9600
9600


George V. Finnegan

USA
Boxing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1904 HP
Flyweight (-47.6 kg) gold 7200
Bantamweight (-52.2 kg) silver 4500
11700

Olympic Competitor nr 2290


Teijo Uolevi Finneman

B. 1944-09-09, Helsinki, Finland
Basketball
1964 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Michael Holman "Mike" Finneran

B. 1948-09-21, Rockville Centre, NY, USA
Diving
1972 HP
Men's Springboard fifth 1000
Men's Platform 9th 160
1160


Sharon Evans Finneran

B. 1946-02-04, Rockville Centre, NY, USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 silver)
1964 HP
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley silver 6000
6000


Parelius Finnerud

Olympic Competitor nr 6672


Benjamin Fortescue Finnis

B. 1937-07-08, represented Great Britain
Modern Pentathlon
1964 HP
Men's Individual 21st 0.8
Men's Team 9th 40
40.8


Vincenzo "Enzo" Finocchiaro

B. 1953-01-18, Avola, Italy; D. 2019-07-04
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 1500 m Freestyle 21st 0.64
0.64


Written 2001-01-25 - last modified 2022-11-26

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