Great Olympians

Biographies - GIA


Óscar Adolfo Giacché

B. 1923-08-14, Bernal, Argentina; D. 2005-10-21
Cycling - Track
1948 1952 HP
Men's Tandem Rep 162.5
Men's Team Pursuit QU:9th 120
282.5


Serge Giacchini

B. 1932-01-11, represented France
Bobsleigh
1956 HP
Two‐Man dnf 0.125
0.125


Bruno Giacconi

B. 1889-11-20, Osimo, Italy; D. 1957-02-25
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 11th 96
96


Francesco Giacomelli

B. 1957-04-16, Predazzo, Italy
Nordic Combined & Ski Jumping
1976 HP
Men's Individual Nordic Combined 31st -2.96
Men's Normal Hill 49th -5.16
Men's Large Hill 44th -4.16
0.0096176


Giovanni Giacone

B. 1900-12-01, Torino, Italy; D. 1964
Football
1920 HP
Men's Team (sixth) 164
164


Samuel Giacosa

B. 1905-08, Corrientes, Argentina
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:5th 0.0091
0.0091


André Giamarchi

B. 1931-07-24, Philippeville (now Skikda), Algeria, represented France
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:2nd 287
287

Born in Algeria, and starting his football career there, but playing in Annecy from 1953 onwards. Definitely returned to France, so I claas him as French.


Mario Giambelli

B. 1898, Milano, Italy
Weightlifting
1924 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) sixth 960
960


Domenico Giambonini

Olympic Competitor nr 7332


Parkash Gian

B. 1937-06-19, Delhi, India
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Lightweight (-57 kg) 15th 15
15


Pedro Gianella Merino

B. 1932-10-03, San Vicente, Peru
Shooting
1968 HP
Skeet fifth 1500
1500


Dario Giani

B. 1938-05-08, Talla, Italy
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Eights sixth 320
320


Ippolito "Ito" Giani

B. 1941-09-08, Varese, Italy; D. 2018-09-28
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:4th -2.17
0.0017


Louis Domenico Giani

B. 1934-08-18, New York, NY, USA
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 9th 240
240


Kharilaos Giannakas

Olympic Competitor nr 2029


Mikhail Giannarakis

Olympic Competitor nr 3109


Pasquale Giannattasio

B. 1941-02-15, Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Relay 7th 100
100


Jorge Óscar Giannini Viola

B. 1948-04-30, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hockey
1968 HP
Men's Team (14th) 8
8


Salvatore Giannone

B. 1936-07-24, Trieste, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:7th 0.068
Men's 4x100 metres Relay fourth 400
400.068


Raffaello Giannoni

Olympic Competitor nr 2391


Athanasios Giannopoulos

B. 1947-06-12, represented Greece
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R1 2.55
2.55


Romeo Giannotti

Olympic Competitor nr 2392


Lavinia Gianoni

B. 1911-01-31, Pavia, Italy; D. 2005
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1928 HP
Women's Team Combined silver 2000
2000


Ioannis Giapalakis

B. 1943-07-04, represented Greece
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 17th 4
4


Emilio Giasetti

B. 1906-02-11, Trieste, then in Austria, after 1918 Italy
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team seventh 200
200


Konstantinos Giataganas

B. 1920-10-12, Athina, Greece; D. 1997
Athletics
1948 1952 HP
Men's Shot Put 9th QU:18th 243.84
Men's Discus Throw 15th 15
258.84


Enrique Giaverini

B. 1908-12-20, represented Chile
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Luigina Giavotti

B. 1916-10-12, Pavia, Italy; D. 1976-08-04
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1928 HP
Women's Team Combined silver 2000
2000


Written 2011-08-25 - last modified 2022-05-20

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