Great Olympians

Biographies - HAV


Jiří Háva

B. 1944-12-18, Třešť, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 40th -3.15
0.00015


Petre Havaleț

B. 1909-06-27, represented Romania
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:ac 3.607
3.607


Havasi István

B. 1930-12-21, Dámszentmiklós, Hungary; D. 2003-02-16
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 19th 1.6
1.6


Jan Havel

B. 1942-11-10, Pašinka, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1968 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

He was also on the team in 1972, but did not play.


Václav Havel

B. 1920-10-05, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1979-12-14
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 10000m silver 5000
5000


Jean Marie Faustino "João" Godefroid Havelange

B. 1916-05-08, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; D. 2016-08-16
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 1952 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:30th 0.01
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:20th 1
Men's Water Polo QU:4th 7.25
8.26


Erna Havelka

B. 1944-09-19, Zagreb, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Artistic Gymnastics
1972 HP
Women's Individual Combined 103rd -16.26
Women's Team Combined 17th 1
1


František Havelka

B. 1908-07-08, represented Czechoslovakia
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-79.4 kg) QF 861
861


Arthur Havemeyer

Olympic Competitor nr 2250


Raymond Havemeyer

Olympic Competitor nr 2251


Frank Havens

B. 1924-08-01, Arlington, Virg., USA
Canoeing - Sprint (1 gold, 1 silver)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
C1 1000 m fourth 13th 2438.4
C1 10000 m silver gold 8th 15984
18422.4

His father was a member of the eights crew that would go the Olympics and win gold, but he stayed at home to witness the birth of his son. In 1952, Frank sent a telegram to his father saying "I'm coming home with the gold medal you should've won."


Ralph Carl Havens

B. 1943-04-10, San Diego, Cal., USA
Luge
1972 HP
Men's Singles 32nd -2.60
0.006


William Dodge Havens, Jr.

B. 1919-01-29, Washington, DC, USA; D. 2013-05-05
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1948 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000m fifth 1500
1500


Günter Havenstein

B. 1928-12-14, Dölitz, Pommern (now Dolice in Poland), represented Germany; D.2008-02-09
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Marathon 57th 0.00000006
0.00000006


Kurt Haverbeck

B. 1899-02-22, from Hannover, represented Germany; D. 1988-03-16
Hockey (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Men's Team (bronze) 800
800


Walter Jules Haverhals

B. 1948-04-30, Antwerpen, Belgium; D. 2018-11-14
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) 18th 2.56
2.56


Hermann Haverkamp

B. 1942-08-20, Duisburg, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Aquatics - Water Polo
1968 1972 HP
Men's Team 10th fourth 850
850


Thierry Havet

B. 1952-02-13, represented France
Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Adi Havewala

B. 1917, represented India; D. 2001-01-31
Cycling - Track
1948 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QU:15th 7.5
7.5


Malcolm Havladar

represented India
Cycling - Road
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 8x10-17
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
8x10-17


Marián Havlíček

B. 1953-04-19, Zvolen, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1972-12-30
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Kayak Singles sixth 960
960


Jiří Havlis

B. 1932-11-16, Majdalena, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2010-01-31
Rowing (1 gold)
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Fours gold 4800
4800


Mariya Fedorivna Havrysh

B. 1931-06-12, Vinnitsia, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2001-11-10
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke sixth 960
960


Matti Juhani Havulinna

B. 1931-05-03, Tampere, Finland; D. 2012-06-29
Canoeing - Flatwater Canadian
1952 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000m SF:5th 162.5
162.5


Written 2000-12-01 - last modified 2022-01-28

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