Great Olympians

Biographies - FUR


Füredi Gábor

B. 1944-08-02, Budapest, Hungary
Fencing
1968 HP
Men's Foil, Team fifth 250
250


Geza Furetz

B. 1930-06-12, Timișoara, Romania
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+81 kg) R1 4.05
4.05


Alfredo Furia

B. 1906-06-16, Parma, Italy; D. 1936-11-09
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase R1:6th 78
78


John Furla

Olympic Competitor nr 2027


Dušan Furlan

B. 1929-08-24, Brezovica pri Ljubljani, Slovenia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 2007-06-09
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 88th -
Men's Team All-Around 19th 0.4
Men's Floor Exercise 119th -
Men's Horse Vault 31st 0.0016
Men's Parallel Bars 100th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 86th -
Men's Rings 121st -
Men's Pommeled Horse 104th -
0.4016


Sergio Furlan

B. 1940-02-29, Staranzano, Italy
Sailing
1964 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) sixth 640
640


Ronald "Giovanni" Furlani

B. 1936-09-04, Antwerpen, Belgium, lived in Bolzano, represented Italy
Ice Hockey
1956 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


René Furler

B. 1949-08-08, represented Switzerland
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 12th 50
50


Óscar Alberto Furlong Chretienneau

B. 1927-10-22, Buenos Aires, Argentina; D. 2018-06-10
Basketball
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team 15th fourth 805
805


Furmen Imre

B. 1933-08-14, Budapest, Hungary
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Tandem QF 717.5
Men's Team Pursuit QU:10th 75
792.5


Clifford Furnas

B. 1900-10-24, Sheridan, Ind., USA; D. 1969-04-27
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 5000 m FI:dnf 6.4
6.4


Bruce MacFarlane Furniss

B. 1957-05-27, Fresno, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (2 gold)
1976 HP
Men's 200 m Freestyle gold 6400
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay gold 1600
8000


Steven Charles "Steve" Furniss

B. 1952-12-21, Madison, Wisc., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Men's 200 m Individual Medley bronze 2560
Men's 400 m Individual Medley fourth sixth 2560
5120


Gaston Furrer

B. 1945-05-10, Staldenried, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team 8th 10th 178
178


Otto Furrer

B. 1903-10-19, Zermatt, Switzerland; D. 1951-07-26
Cross-Country Skiing
1928 HP
Men's 18 km 21st 0.64
0.64


Hans-Peter Fürst

B. 1932-04-05, Wien, Austria
Sailing
1960 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Finn) 17th 6
6


Philipp Fürst

B. 1936-11-08, Ludwigshafen, R-P, Germany; D. 2014-11-06
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Individual Combined 76th 24th 0.16
Men's Team Combined 7th bronze 740
740.16


Eugen Fürstenberger

From Gebweiler/Guebwiller in the (French) Alsace, which was German between 1870 and 1918. His family has most likely remained in that village throughout, so according to the nephew-rule, I count him as French.

Olympic Competitor nr 1099


Francisco Furtado

B. 1917, from Bento Ferreira, represented Brazil
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 1Rep:3rd 26
26


Sol Furth

B. 1907-03-23, Fort Lauderdale, Flor., USA; D. 1990-10-18
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's Triple Jump sixth 960
960


Evelyn Furtsch

B. 1914-04-17, San Diego, Cal., USA; D. 2015-03-05
Athletics (1 gold)
1932 HP
Women's 4x100 metres Relay gold 1600
1600


Furuhashi Hironoshin

B. 1928-09-16, Hamana, Japan; D. 2009-08-02
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle 8th 256
256

From 1990 to '99 he was president of the Japanese National Olympic Committee.


Furukawa Makiko

B. 1947-01-22, Inzai, Japan
Volleyball (1 silver)
1972 HP
Women's Team silver 2000
2000

She was also on the team in 1968, but did not play.


Furukawa Masaru

B. 1936-01-06, Hashimoto, Japan; D. 1993-11-21
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1956 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke gold 9600
9600


Furukawa Ryusei

B. 1893, represented Japan; D. 1968
Art Competitions
1932 1936 HP
Painting 2 entries ac 8.096
8.096


Furukawa Toshimasa

B. 1947-05-11, Esashi, Hokk., Japan
Alpine Skiing
1972 HP
Men's Slalom dnf -10.40
-10.40


Furukawa Yoshio

B. 1934-07-05, represented Japan
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team R1 54
54


Furusho Jihei

B. 1914-12-15, represented Japan
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:4th 7.25
7.25


Furuta Tsuneko

B. 1921-01-20, represented Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle 29th 0.016
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay SF:8th 64
64.016


Furuta Yasuharu

B. 1914-09-11, represented Japan; D. 2008-05-08
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:6th 0.0096
0.0096


Furuya Kenichi

B. 1912-11-08, in China, represented Japan
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5

His name seems Japanese, so I class him as such, despite him being born in China.


Furuyama Ichiro

B. 1907-02-08, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Discus Throw 27th 0.06
0.06


Furuyama Yukio

B. 1938-07-26, Fukushima, Japan
Weightlifting
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 8th sixth 2844
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) fifth
2844


Written 2001-05-25 - last modified 2022-06-07

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