Great Olympians

Biographies - ISO


Isobe Sata

B. 1944-12-19, Chiba, Japan; D. 2016-12-18
Volleyball (1 gold)
1964 HP
Women's Team gold 3200
3200


Isogai Yorihide

B. 1940-08-19, Osaka, Japan
Freestyle Wrestling & Greco-Roman Wrestling
1968 1972 1976 HP
FR Men's Heavyweight (+97 kg) 13th 1238.4
FR Men's Super−Heavyweight (+100 kg) 9th sixth
GR Men's Heavyweight (+97 kg) 13th 38.4
1276.8


Volmari Iso-Hollo

B. 1907-05-01, Ylöjärvi, Finland; D. 1969-06-23, Heinola
Track and Field (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1932 1936 HP
10000 m silver bronze 6560
3000 m Steeple gold gold 19200
25760

At Los Angeles, he had set an Olympic record of 9 min 14.6 sec in his heat, so it was a surprise when the winning time in the final was announced as 10 min 33.4 sec. In fact, due to the official who was scoring the laps being ill, a substitute had miscounted and the runners ran an extra 460 m. His 1936 time of 9 min 03.8 sec stood as an Olympic record until 1952.


Albert Isola

B. 1898-07-10, from Paris, represented France; D. 1991-01
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase 8th 384
384


Francisco Antônio Felici Italo Isoldi

B. 1925, from São Paulo, represented Brazil; D. 1991-05-11
Sailing
1952 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 7th 400
400


Pentti Veijo Isotalo

B. 1927-02-17, Tampere, Finland
Ice Hockey
1952 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Livio Isotti

B. 1927-06-27, Pesaro, Italy; D. 1999-09-20
Cycling - Road
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual 20th 1.25
Men's Road Race, Team (fourth) -
1.25


Written 2002-10-28 - last modified 2021-06-10

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