Great Olympians

Biographies - FOS


Richard Douglas "Dick" Fosbury

B. 1947-03-06, Portland, Oregon, USA
Athletics (1 gold)
1968 HP
Men's High Jump gold 9600
9600


Harold Foskett

Olympic Competitor nr 4420


Frank Foss

B. 1895-05-09, Chicago, Ill., USA; D. 1989-04-05
Athletics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Pole Vault gold 9600
9600


Giampiero Fossati

B. 1944-04-13, Genova, Italy
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's 100 metres Butterfly R1:31st 0.0064
Men's 200 metres Butterfly R1:26th SF:15th R1:21st 13.22
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay 7th 100
113.2264


Nerio Fossati

B. 1937-09-23, Como, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 4x400 metres Relay SF:4th 82
82


Mabel Fossler

represented the USA
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Music ac 170.9
170.9


Per Eivind Fossum

B. 1910-07-27, Oslo, Norway; D. 2004-12-24
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined 9th 240
240


Ingrid Föst

B. 1934-11-09, Potsdam, Brand., Germany
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 1964 HP
Women's Individual Combined 9th 12th 200
Women's Team Combined sixth fourth 560
Women's Floor Exercise fifth 250
1010


Bernard Foster

B. 1931-09-28, represented Great Britain
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Light-Middleweight (-71 kg) R1 2.241
2.241


Brendan Foster

B. 1948-01-12, Hebburn, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's 1500 metres fifth 1000
Men's 5000 metres fifth 1000
Men's 10000 metres bronze 11th 2624
4624


Charles H. Foster

B. 1893-12-23, Port Colborne, Ont., Canada, lived in Detroit, represented the USA
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 10 km Walk R1:9th 4.92
4.92


Charles W. (Wayne) Foster

B. 1953-07-02, Greensboro, NC, USA; D. 2019-03-31
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles fourth 2400
2400


(Patricia) Diane Foster

B. 1928-03-03, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Athletics (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Women's 200 m R1:3rd 3.743
Women's 4x100 m Relay bronze 640
643.743


Gerald Foster

B. 1900-09-30, Westfield, NJ, USA; D. 1987-06-13
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Glen Seward Foster, II

B. 1930-08-14, Orange, NJ, USA; D. 1999-10-01
Sailing (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Tempest) bronze 3200
3200


John Charles "Jack" Foster

B. 1932-05-23, Liverpool, England, represented New Zealand; D. 2004-06-05
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Men's Marathon 8th 17th 390
390


John Lewis "Jake" Foster

B. 1931-05-11, represented Australia; D. 2013-01-28
Aquatics - Water Polo
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team R1 9th 80.98
80.98


James "Jimmy" Foster

B. 1905-09-13, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 1969-01-04
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


John Frederick Foster, Sr.

B. 1938-02-25, Wallasey, England, represented the US Virgin Islands
Sailing
1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Tempest) 20th 13th 37.825
Two Person Keelboat (Star) 18th 20th 25th
1988 HP
Two Men Bob 38th -3.32
37.82532


John Robert Foster

B. 1936-09-13, Muskegon, Mich., USA
Shooting
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Free Rifle 7th 1200
Free Rifle 7th
Small−Bore Rifle,  Three Positions fourth 1600
2800


Kenneth J. Foster

B. 1951-06-16, represented Great Britain
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Ice Dancing 12th 50
50


Hugh Morrison "Morris" Foster

B. 1936-10-26, Maghera, NI, Great Britain, represented Ireland; D. 2020-02-03
Cycling - Road
1968 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -24.24
-24.24


Robert Foster

Olympic Competitor nr 4136


Sydney F. Foster

represented Jamaica
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles R1:3rd 16.14
16.14


Willie Foster

Olympic Competitor nr 3416


Written 2011-12-31 - last modified 2022-07-08

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