Great Olympians

Biographies - GIR


Gir Yeong-A

B. 1970-04-11, Korea
Badminton (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 HP
Women's Doubles bronze silver 7600
Mixed Doubles gold 8000
15600


Jaume Giral i Casanovas

B. 1902-01-13, Barcelona, Spain; D. 1988-05-12
Rowing
1924 HP
Men's Coxed Fours R1:3rd 97.5
Men's Eights R1:3rd 104
201.5


Gaston Giran

B. 1892-02-12, Paris, France
Rowing (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Double Sculls bronze 3200
3200


Christine Girard

B. 1985-01-03, Elliot Lake, Ont., Canada
Weightlifting (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2008 2012 HP
Women's Middleweight (-63 kg) bronze gold 13440
13440


Daniel Girard

Olympic Competitor nr 4911


François Girard

B. 1948-12-03, represented France
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 18th 2.56
2.56


Lionel Girard

B. 1953-08-29, represented France
Rowing
1976 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 9th 120
120


Pierre Girard

B. 1926-08-02, Genève, Switzerland
Sailing (1 bronze)
1960 HP
5.5 metres Class bronze 2560
2560


Samuel Girard

B. 1996-06-26, Chicoutimi, Québ., Canada
Shorttrack (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2018 HP
Men's 500 m fourth 1600
Men's 1000 m gold 6400
Men's 1500 m fourth 1600
Men's 5000 m Relay bronze 640
10240


Alexandre Girard-Bille

B. 1899, represented Switzerland; D. 1961-05
Cross-Country Skiing & Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined
1924 HP
Men's 18 km 26th 0.064
Men's Ski Jumping 8th 384
Men's Nordic Combined 14th 24
408.064


Marc Girardelli

B. 1963-07-18, Lustenau, Austria, naturalized Luxembourgian in 1987
Alpine Skiing (2 silver)
1988 1992 1994 HP
Downhill 9th dnf fifth 910
Super-G dnf silver fourth 4200
Giant Slalom 20th silver dnf 3001
Slalom - disq. disq. 0
Combined - dnf 9th 120
8131


Berthe Girardet

B. 1861-04-08, Marseille, France; D. 1948-12-06
Art Competitions
1924 1928 HP
Sculpture 2 works 98.56
Sculpture, Statues AC
98.56


Robert Girardet

B. 1893-05-11, Paris, France; D. 1977-03-01
Sailing (1 bronze)
1924 HP
8 Metres Class bronze 1280
1280


Ulrico Girardi

B. 1930-07-03, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; D. 1986-12-18
Bobsleigh (1 silver)
1956 HP
Four‐Man silver 3000
3000


Wolfgang Girardi

B. 1928-04-19, from Innsbruck, represented Austria; D. 2018-03-28
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 74th -
Men's Team All-Around 11th 16
Men's Floor Exercise 112th -
Men's Horse Vault 9th 40
Men's Parallel Bars 49th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 51st -
Men's Rings 104th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 125th -
56


Maurice Joseph Girardot

B. 1921-12-22, Paris, France
Basketball (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Édouard Giraud

Olympic Competitor nr 2584


Jim Giraud

Olympic Competitor nr 2585

He was born in Smyrna and played for that city's football team. Just like the Greeks however, I imagine his family would have left when Izmir became Turkish after 1923, so I class him as French.


Özman Gıraud

B. 1939-06-01, represented Turkey
Shooting
1972 HP
Skeet 28th 0.0384
0.0384


Eduard Giray

B. 1949-02-13, Konstanz, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2014-08-24
Freestyle Wrestling
1976 HP
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 8th 384
384


Giovanni Girgenti

B. 1942-12-18, Marsala, Italy; D. 2018-01-09
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R32 1.02
1.02


André Giriat

B. 1905-08-20, Villeurbanne, France; D. 1967-07-11
Rowing (1 bronze)
1932 1936 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs bronze 3200
Men's Double Sculls fourth 2000
5200


Guillermo Bruno Victorino Giribaldi

B. 1929-05-17, from Willemstad, Curaçao, represented the Netherlands Antilles
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Werner Girke

B. 1940-09-04, Grabig (now Grabik in Poland), represented West Germany
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:11th -2.43
0.0043


Ion Gîrleșteanu

B. 1900, from București, represented Romania
Rugby (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Rugby bronze 1280
1280


Brian Edward Girling

B. 1938-05-14, Birmingham, England, Great Britain
Shooting
1976 HP
Rapid-fire Pistol 15th 15
15


Robert Girod

B. 1901, represented Switzerland
Water Polo
1924 HP
Men's Water Polo R1 28.7
28.7


Carlos Armando Girón Gutiérrez

B. 1954-11-03, Mexicali, BC, Mexico; D. 2020-01-13
Diving (1 silver)
1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Springboard 9th 7th silver 12th 4600
Men's Platform 8th 8th fourth 2112
6712


Esperanza Emma Girón Olivares

B. 1947-12-28, Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:6th R1:7th 0.00287
Women's 200 metres R1:27th R1:34th 0.0416
Women's 4x100 metres Relay R1:7th 5.2
5.24447


Marco Antonio Girón

B. 1927-03-25, represented Guatemala
Freestyle Wrestling & Greco-Roman Wrestling
1952 HP
FR Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 16th 9.6
GR Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 12th 60
69.6


Francesc Gironella i Coromines

B. 1930-09-30, Puerta de la Selva, Spain
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 1Rep:3rd 5.1
5.1


Auguste Paul Almire Giroux

B. 1874-07-29, Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, France; D. 1953-08-09
Rugby (1 gold)
1900 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200

Olympic Competitor nr 1677


Carl-Oscar Girsén

Olympic Competitor nr 6949


Kathleen "Kathy" Girvan

B. 1954-08-13, Comox, BC, Canada
Volleyball
1976 HP
Women's Team 8th 128
128


Margaret Therese Girvan

B. 1932-10-02, from Motherwell, Scotland, represented Great Britain; D. 1979-01-15
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:16th 6.4
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 8th 64
70.4


Paula Darcel Girven

B. 1958-01-12, Fort Belvoir, Virg., USa; D. 2020-10-17
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Women's High Jump 18th 3.84
3.84


Written 2002-10-31 - last modified 2023-01-02

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