Great Olympians

Biographies - FRI


Juan Frias

B. 1918-09-24, represented Mexico
Sailing
1964 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 18th 2.56
2.56


Sven Friberg

B. 1895-02-07, Lysekil, Sweden; D. 1964-05-26
Football (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Football bronze 1280
1280


Erik Friborg

Olympic Competitor nr 5662


Albert Frick

B. 1949-06-06, Balzers, Liechtenstein
Alpine Skiing
1968 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 56th -7.64
0.000000064


Carol(e) Helen Frick

B. 1933-04-05, New York, NY, USA; D. 2011-09-05
Aquatics - Diving
1952 HP
Women's Springboard 9th 160
160


Harvey Frick

B. 1893-10-13, New York, NY, USA; D. 1966-05-06
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon 41st 0.000096
0.000096


Xaver Frick

B. 1913-02-22, represented Liechtenstein; D. 2009-06-10
Athletics - Track and Field & Cross Country Skiing
1936 1948 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:5th 0.0000000057
Men's 200 metres R1:6th 0.000049
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay 11th 16
16.0000490057


Xaver Frick, Jr.

B. 1946-03-04, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:33rd -2.26
Men's 1500 metres R1:9th -4.31
0.002591


Olaf Fricke

B. 1951-01-01, Zeitz, S-A, (then East) Germany, represented West Germany
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 7th 500
500


Knut Hilding Fridell

B. 1908-09-08, Udevalla, Sweden; D. 1992-02-03
Wrestling - Freestyle (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-87 kg) gold 9600
9600


Chris Fridfinnson

Olympic Competjtor nr 7071


Karl Fridlin

B. 1935-05-19, Zug, Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:37th 0.0004
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:15th 2.5
2.5004


Gal Fridman

B. 1975-09-16, Hadera, Israel
Sailing (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1996 2000 2004 HP
Windsurfer (Mistral) bronze gold 16800
16800


Anastázie Fridrichová

competed in 1976 as

Anastázie Hajná Fridrichová

B. 1946-01-01, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1972 1976 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 m sixth 640
Women's Kayak Doubles 500 m 9th 9th 240
880


A. J. J. Fridt

represented Belgium
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class fifth 500
500


Ferdinand Friebe

B. 1894-02-02, from Graz, represented Austria; D. 1980-03-30
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 1500 m R1:3rd 10.76
10.76


Volker Fried

B. 1961-02-01, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, (then West-)Germany, represented the Federal Republic of Germany in 1984 and 1988
Hockey (1 gold, 2 silver)
1984 1988 1992 1996 HP
Men's Team silver silver gold fourth 10000
10000


Harry Frieda

B. 1901-09-11, Chalmers, Ind., USA; D. 1983-08-20
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's Decathlon 8th 256
256


Oscar Friede

Olympic Competitor nr 2088


Arturo Friedemann

Olympic Competitor nr 5663


Paul Frieden

B. 1925-05-25, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; D. 2012-07-25
Athletics
1948 1952 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:8th 0.408
Men's 5000 m R1:13th 0.00027
0.40827


Edgar Friedli

B. 1933-10-28, Landiswil, Switzerland
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Marathon dnf -10.15
-10.15


Arnold Friedman

Art Competitions B. 1874, New York, NY, USA; D. 1946-12-29
1932 HP
Painting ac & 3 HC 2.186
2.186


Ze'ev Friedman

B. 1944-06-10, Prokopyevsk, Russia, represented Israel; D. 1972-09-06 in München
Weightlifting
1972 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 12th 60
60

Killed by terrorists at the Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base.


Barbara Ann Friedrich

B. 1949-01-18, Newark, NJ, USA
Athletics
1968 HP
Women's Javelin Throw QU:9th 240
240


Elwyn Friedrich

B. 1933-07-25, Amriswil, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Francesco Friedrich

B. 1990-05-02, Pirna, Sachsen, Germany
Bobsleigh (4 gold)
2014 2018 2022 HP
Two-man Bob seventh gold gold 24750
Four-man Bob eighth gold gold 14688
39438


Hans Friedrich

B. 1924-02-09, from Wien, represented Austria
Gymnastics
1948 1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 59th 180th -
Men's Team All-Around 9th 11th 56
Men's Floor Exercise 29th 185th 0.004
Men's Horse Vault 40th 70th -
Men's Parallel Bars 35th 54th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 77th 184th -
Men's Rings 89th 183rd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 61st 69th -
56.004


Heike Friedrich

Germany
Swimming (2 gold, 1 silver)
1988 HP
200 m Free-style gold 6400
400 m Free-style silver 4000
4 x 100 m Free-style Relay (gold) 64
10464


Karlheinz Friedrich

B. 1934-07-31, Zwickau, Sachsen, Germany
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Men's Individual Combined 67th -9.40
Men's Team Combined 7th 100
100.0000000004


Leopold Friedrich

B. 1898-01-01, represented Austria; D. 1962
Weightlifting (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Roberto Friedrich

B. 1945-05-09, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Rowing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Double Sculls 11th 84.1
Men's Coxless Pairs Rep:6th
84.1


Tadeusz Friedrich

B. 1903-07-07, Nowy Sącz, Poland, then part of Austria; D. 1976-10-10
Fencing (2 bronze)
1928 1932 HP
Men's Sabre, Team bronze bronze 1280
1280


William Friedrich

Olympic Competitor nr 1797


George Shelby "Buddy" Friedrichs, Jr.

B. 1940-02-15, New Orleans, LA, USA; D. 1991-03-20
Sailing (1 gold)
1968 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) gold 6400
6400


Johan Friele

Olympic Competitor nr 7161


Hugo Friend

Olympic Competitor nr 2898


Andrew Allison "Hank" Frierson

B. 1902-06-23, Knoxville, Tenn., USA; D. 1982-09-24
Equestrianism - Jumping
1948 HP
Jumping, Individual dnf 0.00002
Jumping, Team dnf -
0.00002


Ronald George "Ron" Friesen

B. 1949-02-13, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada
Diving
1972 HP
Men's Springboard QU:25th 0.1
Men's Platform QU:20th 1
1.1


Richard Friesicke

Olympic Competitor nr 6756


Anni Friesinger

competed in 2010 as

Anni Friesinger-Postma

B. 1977-01-11, Bad Reichenhall, Bayern (then West-)Germany
Speed Skating (3 gold, 2 bronze)
1998 2002 2006 2010 HP
3000 m bronze fourth fourth 6336
1500 m fifth gold fourth 10th 11450
1000 m fifth bronze 14th 3576
5000 m sixth 640
Team Pursuit gold comp
(gold)
2600
24602

In 2009, she married Ids Postma.


Reiner Frieske

B. 1940-10-11, Lommatzsch, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Bruno Engelbrecht Frietsch

B. 1896-12-02, Hanko, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1996-12-09
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 8th 384
384


Peter Frigast

Olympic Competitor nr 5260


Ugo Frigerio

B. 1901-09-16, Italy; D. 1968-07-07
Track and Field (3 gold, 1 bronze)
1920 1924 1928 1932 HP
3000 m Walk gold 6400
10 km Walk gold gold 24000
50 km Walk bronze 5760
36160

The winner of all Walking gold medals in 1920 and 1924 returned in 1932 to take bronze. Walking was not included at Amsterdam.


Eric Gautfrey Fright

B. 1917-09-10, Eastry, England, Great Britain; D. 1995-08
Football
1948 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Frigyes Dezső Lajos

B. 1913-11-27, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1984-07-18
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) fourth 2400
2400


Andreas Friis

B. 1890-06-21, København, Denmark; D. 1983-09-16
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


(Knud) Erik Friis

B. 1916-01-23, København, Denmark; D. 1983-10-11
Track Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Team Pursuit 8th 192
192


Rasmus Friis

Olympic Competitor nr 5094


Maurice Emmett Frilot

B. 1940-11-29, Denver, Col., USA
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R32 1.165
1.165


Alexandru Frim

B. 1908-03-09, represented Romania
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Two 15th 12.5
12.5


Jaakko Friman

B. 1904-01-13, Tampere, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1987-02-17
Speed Skating (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Men's 500 m bronze 2560
2560


Lasse Antero Friman

B. 1954-11-03, Helsinki, Finland
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Oskar David "Oskari" Friman

B. 1893-01-27, Usadische, near Saint-Petersburg, Russia, represented Finland; D. 1933-10-19
Greco-Roman Wrestling (2 gold)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) gold 19200
Lightweight (-67.5 kg) gold
19200


Elmar Frings

B. 1939-03-26, Neuss, N-W, Germany, represented West Fermany in 1968; D. 2002-07-29
Modern Pentathlon
1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual 23rd 17th 5.32
Men's Team sixth 13th 166.4
171.72


Roberto Frinolli (Puzzilli)

B. 1940-11-13, Roma, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles sixth 8th R1:25th 1344.15
Men's 4x400 metres Relay R1:9th 40
1384.15


Peter Kemp "Kim" Fripp

B. 1952-10-31, Ottawa, Ont., Canada
Ski Jumping
1976 HP
Men's Normal Hill 54th -6.16
Men's Large Hill 53rd -6.26
0.000000416


Jean Friquet

B. 1940-02-17, Le Crétil, France
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 4x500 metres Relay Rep:4th 1.3
1.3


Angelo Frisa

B. 1904, represented Italy; D. 1968
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 9.437
9.437


Earl Peter Frisbie

B. 1949-04-02, Eilzabethtown, NY, USA
Bobsleigh
1976 HP
Four-man 19th 1.2
1.2


Jean-Pierre Frisch

B. 1908-05-07, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; D. 1995-08-04
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Karin Frisch

competed in 1968 as

Karin Reichert

B. 1941-01-17, Stuttgart, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany in 1968
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Women's 100 metres QF:8th 0.013
Women's 4x100 metres Relay fifth 250
250.013


Kristian Frisch

B. 1891-07-03, København, Denmark
Cycling - Road
1920 HP
Men's Road Race 19th 2
Men's Road Race, Team fourth 400
402


Hans Frischknecht

B. 1922-12-31, from Sankt Gallen, represented Switzerland
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's Marathon dnf 0.000096
0.000096

He was also entered in the 1952 marathon, but did not start.


Paulo José Frischknecht

B. 1961-06-07, Tomar, Portugal
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 1980 HP
Men's 200 m Freestyle 51st 21st 0.64000064
Men's 100 m Butterfly 41st 23rd 0.256064
Men's 200 m Butterfly 37th -3.40
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay 17th 1
Men's 4 x 100 m Medley Relay 14th 4
5.89646464


Erik Frisell

Olympic Competitor nr 5594


Hjalmar Frisell

Olympic Competitor nr 5062


Charles Frisenfeldt

B. 1889-10-09, Gentofte, Denmark; D. 1976-04-17
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) fourth R5 3048
3048


Harriet Frishmuth

B. 1880-09-17, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1980-01-01
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture 2 HC -
-

Entries "Hors Concours", so not an actual Olympian.


Bruno Frison

B. 1936-05-14, Cortina d"Ampezzo, Italy
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 15th 5
5


Enzo Frisoni

B. 1947-03-10, Coriano, Italy, represented San Marino
Road Cycling
1968 HP
Road Race 61st -8.96
0.0000000096


Raoul Fristeau

B. 1888-06-11, La Ferté-Saint-Aubin, France; D. 1964-11-25
Fencing
1928 HP
Men's Sabre, Individual SF:6th 5.4
Men's Sabre, Team SF:3rd 205
210.4


Helen Audrey Ray Frith

B. 1939-07-12, Roseville, NSW, Australia
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 HP
Women's High Jump sixth 960
Women's Long Jump 17th QU:22nd 6.6
Women's Pentathlon 11th 96
1065.6


Frederick William Fritsch

B. 1954-10-10, Akron, Ohio, USA
Bobsleigh
1976 HP
Four-man 19th 1.2
1.2


Hans Fritsch

B. 1911-08-09, Darkehmen, East Prussia (now Ozyorsk, Kaliningrad in Russia), represented Germany; D. 1987-08-24
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Discus Throw 11th 96
96


Paul Fritsch

B. 1901-02-25, Paris, France; D. 1970-09-22
Boxing (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) gold 9600
9600


Walter Fritsch

B. 1911-12-11, represented Chile
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles R1:6th 0.010
0.010


Käthi Fritschi

B. 1954-08-18, represented Switzerland
Artistic Gymnastics
1972 HP
Women's Individual Combined 26th 0.064
Women's Team Combined 13th 6.4
6.464


Aimé Fritz

B. 1884-04-23, Alsace, France, moved to the US when young; D. 1950-01-28, Baldwin, Long Island, New York, United States

Olympic Competitor nr 1935


Alexandru Fritz

B. 1905, represented Romania
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Shot Put 19th 2.4
2.4


William Duncan "Bill" Fritz

B. 1914-08-14, Ferry Bank, Alb., Canada; D. 1995-10-14
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 400 metres fifth 1000
Men's 4x400 metres Relay fourth 400
1400


William Howard "Bill" Fritz, Jr.

B. 1892-03-22, Benwyn, Penn., USA; D. 1941-12-28

Olympic Competitor nr 6388


Pieternella "Nel" Fritz

B. 1937-06-04, Vlissingen, the Netherlands
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 85th -12.10
Women's Team Combined 14th 4
4


Raymond Fritz

B. 1898, from Paris, represented France
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 400 m QF:5th 0.043
Men's 4 x 400 m Relay fifth 250
250.043


Mary Frizzell

B. 1913-01-27, Nanaimo, BC, Canada; D. 1972-10-12
Athletics (1 silver)
1932 HP
Women's 100 metres SF:5th 130
Women's 4x100 metres Relay silver 1000
1130


Written 2000-11-30 - last modified 2022-08-05

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