Great Olympians

Biographies - HOU


Hou Rongsheng

played in Hong Kong, represented China
Football
1948 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Alois Houba

B. 1904-04-17, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1982-11-09
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Applied Arts AC 3.724
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
3.807


Hubert Houben

B. 1898-02-24, Goch, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1956-11-09
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's 100 m SF:4th 328
Men's 4x100 m Relay silver 1000
1328


Max Houben

B. 1898-05-05, Verviers, Belgium; D. 1949-02-10
Bobsleigh & Athletics (1 silver)
1920 1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 HP
Men's 200 m QF:5th 0.364
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay SF:4th 20.5
Men's Two-man 9th 9th fourth 2400
Men's Four-man sixth fifth 4653
7073.864


Philippe Jean Louis Houben

B. 1881-06-04, Bruxelles, Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo
1900 HP
Men's Water Polo fifth 340
340

Olympic Competitor nr 1330

Despite competing for Lille, this competitor must be classed as Belgian, since he was born in Brussels and apparently held Belgian nationality.


Mahmoud Houda

B. 1899, from Al-Iskanderiya, represented Egypt
Football
1924 1928 HP
Men's Football QF fourth 1087
1087


Sayed Houda

B. 1900-11-19, Al-Iskanderiya, Egypt
Football
1924 1928 HP
Men's Football QF fourth 1087
1087


Maurice Houdayer

B. 1931, represented France
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Eights Rep:4th 32
32


Jean Houde

B. 1939-09-11, Thouars, France
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 4x500 metres Relay Rep:4th 1.3
1.3


Pierre Houdé

represented Belgium
Cycling - Road
1928 HP
Men's Road Race, Time Trial 12th 50
Men's Road Race, Time Trial, Team fifth 250
300


Dušan Houdek

B. 1931-04-02, Bratislava, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle,  Three Positions fourth 1600
Men's Small−Bore Rifle,  Prone QU:68th -9.26
1600.000000000256


Václav Houdek

B. 1906-09-05, Plzeň, Czechia, lived in Bratislava, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1957-04-02
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - Town Planning AC 7.078
7.078


Jean Houdry

B. 1914-02-23, represented France
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-87 kg) 11th 96
96


Charles Gordon "Champ" Hough, Jr.

B. 1934-05-03, San Diego, Cal., USA
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual 9th 200
Three-Day Event, Team bronze 640
840


Lawrence Alan "Larry" Hough

B. 1944-04-04, Jamesville, Wisc., USA
Rowing (1 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs silver 9th 5200
5200


Harry Houghton

B. 1901-01-09, Preston, England, Great Britain; D. 1986-06-12
Athletics
1924 1928 HP
Men's 800 m 9th R1:6th 160.000037
160.000037


William Marion "Bill" Hougland

B. 1930-06-20, Caldwell, Kans., USA; D. 2017-03-06
Basketball (2 gold)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team gold gold 6400
6400


Mariette Houle

B. 1954-07-10, Saint-Jean, Québ., Canada
Handball
1976 HP
Women's Team sixth 320
320


Robert Houman

B. 1927-09-29, Ath, Belgium
Shooting
1972 HP
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone 52nd -6.40
0.0000004


Barbara J. Hounsell

B. 1951-07-06, represented Canada
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:18th 2.56
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley R1:9th 240
242.56


André Houppelyne

from Brugge, represented Belgium
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Double Sculls Rep1 162.5
162.5


René Hournon

B. 1905, represented France
Track Cycling
1924 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fourth 1200
1200


Mahdi Houryar

B. 1945-01-09, represented Iran
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) 15th 15
15


Johann "Hans" Houschka

B. 1914-10-21, from Wien, represented Austria; D. 1983-05-27
Handball (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Leslie Housden

B. 1894-10-30, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1963-12-19
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Marathon 31st 0.0096
0.0096


Carolyn House

B. 1945-08-23, Los Angeles, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:10th 100
100


Clarence "Bud" Houser

B. 1901-09-25, USA
Track and Field (3 gold)
1924 1928 HP
Discus Throw gold gold 19200
Shot Put gold - 9600
28800

The first discus thrower to demonstrate the value of rotating speed in the circle. He was the last man to win two throwing titles at the same Olympics (Shot and Discus).


John William Houser

B. 1909-12-02, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1991-12-29
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Double Sculls fifth 1250
1250


Philippe Georges Albert Alexis Fernand Housiaux

B. 1947-12-10, Bruxelles, Belgium
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:63rd -8.26
Men's 200 metres R1:38th -3.26
Men's Long Jump R1:25th 0.15
0.15025600256


Said Housni

B. 1949, Azrou, Morocco
Alpine Skiing
1968 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 83rd -12.26
Men's Slalom R2:dns -13.12
-12.27


Edward Francis Houston, Jr.

B. 1937-03-29, New York, NY, USA
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1956 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 10000 metres 12th 30
30


Paulette Houtéer

from Tourcoing, represented France
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Women's Team Combined fifth 500
500


Andy Houting

B. 1903, Haarlem, the Netherlands, represented Canada
Cycling - Track
1928 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Rudolf "Rudy" Houtsch

B. 1916-01-08, represented Luxembourg
Road Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual ac 0.000015
Men's Road Race, Team AC 13.5
13.500015


Johan Frederik Marie "Hans" Houtzager

B. 1910-08-26, Honselersdijk, the Netherlands; D. 1993-12-29
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 1948 HP
Men's Hammer Throw QU:ac QU:12th 61.023
61.023


Maurice Houvion

B. 1934-07-04, Saulcy-sur-Meurthe, France
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Pole Vault R1:28th 0.0384
0.0384

He failed three times on the opening height of 4.20.


Miloslav Houzim

B. 1941-06-29, Zbraslav, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1964 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres 8th 320
320


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2022-11-01

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