Great Olympians

Biographies - KIN


Cecil Kinahan

Olympic Competitor nr 4405

Although born in London, he represented Ireland in international competitions


Kinami Michitaka

B. 1920-10-23, represented Japan; D. 2008-06-08
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 100m Hurdles R1:3rd 16.14
16.14


Joseph Kinchin

Olympic Competitor nr 4153


Paul Kind

B. 1950-02-08, represented Liechtenstein
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -28.60
-28.60


Per Kinde

Olympic Competitor nr 7188


Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa

Cuba
Boxing (2 gold)
2000 2004 HP
- 60 kg gold gold 19200
19200


Orestes Kindelán Olivares

B. 1964-11-01, Palma Soriano, Cuba
Baseball (2 gold, 1 silver)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Team gold gold silver 12600
12600

He played all three finals.


Jan Runar Kinder

B. 1944-05-26, Oslo, Norway; D. 2013-05-25
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Manfred Kinder

B. 1938-04-20, Königsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad in Russia), represented Germany in 1960-64 and West Germany in 1968
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's 400 metres fifth R1:5th 1000.00084
Men's 800 metres SF:15th 10
Men's 4x400 metres Relay silver fifth bronze 2079
3089.00084


Václav Kindl

Olympic Competitor nr 7263


Hermann Kindle

B. 1935-06-14, Triesen, Liechtenstein
Alpine Skiing
1956 1960 HP
Men's Downhill dnf 49th 0.0000016
Men's Giant Slalom 40th 0.0001
Men's Slalom 27th 0.04
0.0401016


Silvan Kindle

B. 1936-07-10, Triesen, Liechtenstein
Alpine Skiing
1960 HP
Men's Downhill 49th 0.0000016
Men's Giant Slalom 39th 0.00016
Men's Slalom 21st 0.64
0.6401616

The Silvan brothers had exactly the same time on the 1960 downhill, In the Giant Slalom, their difference was almost three seconds and yet they placed just one spot different.


Hans Kindler

B. 1902-05-30, from Bern, represented Switzerland
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:15th 15
15


Norbert Kindlmann

B. 1944-06-30, Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Michael Kindo

B. 1947-06-20, represented India; D. 2020-12-31
Hockey (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Barry John King

B. 1945-04-03, from London, England, represented Great Britain; D. 2021-03-27
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Decathlon 15th 15
15


Bob King

B. 1906-06-20, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1965-07-29
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's High Jump gold 9600
9600


Cecil King

B. 1881-08-06, represented Great Britain; D. 1942-12-09
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Drawings & Water Colours AC 37.97
37.97


Charles Thomas King

B. 1911-06-12, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2001-07-19
Track Cycling (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Team Pursuit bronze 1920
1920


Clark David King

B. 1949-12-01, Burbank, Cal., USA
Speed Skating
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres 30th 0.01
Men's 5000 metres 21st 0.64
Men's 10000 metres 21st 0.64
1.29


Con King

Olympic Competitor nr 1971


Clyde King

B. 1898-09-06, Montezuma, Iowa, USA; D. 1982-08-20
Rowing (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Eights gold 3200
3200


Eddie King

B. 1911-09-18, Hardisty, Alb., Canada; D. 1994-06-08
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:4th 68
Men's 1500 metres FI:dns 40
128


Ellen King

B. 1909-01-16, Renfrew, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 1994-02
Swimming (2 silver)
1924 1928 HP
Women's 100 m Backstroke R1:4th silver 6492
Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay silver 1000
7492


Frederic Rhinelander King

B. 1887-04-13, New York, NY, USA; D. 1972-03-20
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - Architectural Designs AC 9.437
9.437


Harriet King

B. 1935-09-22, New York, NY, USA
Fencing
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:6th Elim1 R2;5th R1:5th 68.8041024
Women's Foil, Team R1:3rd R1:3rd R1:3rd R1:4th 179.25
248.0541024


Jack King

B. 1897, from Sydney, NSW, represented Australia
Cycling - Track
1920 HP
Men's Sprint R1:3rd 0.034
Men's 50 km dnf 0.0096
0.0436


John Alexander "Jack" King

B. 1910-08-23, represented Australia; D. 2000-03-02
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 5.38
5.38


James H. "Jim" King

B. 1943-02-09, New Orleans, LA, USA
Basketball (1 gold)
1968 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Joyce Alice King

B. 1920-09-01, Sydney, NSW, Australia; D. 2001-06-10
Athletics (1 silver)
1948 HP
Women's 100 m R1:4th 0.0084
Women's 200 m SF:6th 52
Women's 4x100 m Relay silver 1000
1052.0084


Leamon King

B. 1936-02-13, Tulare, Cal., USA; D. 2001-05-22
Athletics - Track & Field (1 gold)
1956 HP
Men's 4x100m Relay gold 1600
1600


Leslie King

B. 1950-03-06, San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago; D. 2009-10-28
Cycling - Track
1968 1972 HP
Men's Sprint Rep3:3rd Rep3:2nd 63.21
Men's Time Trial 19th 2.4
65.61


Lilia Camille "Lilly" King

B. 1997-02-10, Evansville, Ind., USA
Swimming (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2016 2021 HP
Women's 100 m Breaststroke gold bronze 8960
Women's 200 m Breaststroke 12th silver 4040
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay gold 1600
14600


Marilyn Elizabeth King

B. 1949-05-21, Boston, Mass., USA
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Women's Pentathlon 17th 6
6


Maxine Joyce "Micki" King

B. 1944-07-26, Pontiac, Mich., USA
Aquatics - Diving (1 gold)
1968 1972 HP
Women's Springboard fourth gold 8000
Women's Platform fifth 1000
9000


Nana King

represented the USA
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Music ac 170.9
170.9


(Sloss) Price King, Jr.

B. 1925-03-06, Fresno, Cal., USA; D. 2006-06-10
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 10km Walk R1:9th 3.28
3.28


Stephen "Steve" King

B. 1952-09-04, Montréal, Québ., Canada
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1976 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 500 metres SF:4th 51
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 metres 8th 192
243


Vivian King

B. 1930-04-04, Winnipeg, Man., Canada
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle SF:15th 10
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay R1:11th 16
26


Roger Kingdom

B. 1962-08-26, Vienna, Geor.,USA
Track & Field (2 gold)
1984 1988 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles gold gold 19200
19200

In 1989 he lowered the world record to 12.92 sec, a record that stood for 4 years.


Alan Scott Kingsbery

B. 1954-07-23, Lima, Ohio, USA
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 19th 1.2
1.2


Clarence Brickwood "Clarrie" Kingsbury

B. 1882-11-03, Great Britain; D. 1949-03-04
Cycling (2 gold)
1908 HP
20 km gold 4800
Team Pursuit gold 3600
Sprint (660 yds) SF:2 430.5
Sprint (1000 m) fin. 1200
5000 m fifth 750
10781

Olympic Competitor nr 3493


Frederick John "Fred" Kingsbury, IV

B. 1927-05-20, Fredericksburg, Virg., USA; D. 2011-10-07
Rowing (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Coxless Fours bronze 1920
1920


Howard Kingsbury

B. 1904-09-11, New York, NY, USA; D. 1991-10-27
Rowing (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Eights gold 3200
3200


Mikaël Kingsbury

B. 1992-07-24, Ste-Agathe-de-Lotbinière, Québ., Canada
Free-style Skiing - Moguls (1 gold, 2 silver)
2014 2018 2022 HP
Men's Moguls silver gold silver 27000
27000

Algernon Kingscote

B. 1888-02-03, Bangalore, (British) India, represented Great Britain; D. 1964-12-21
Tennis
1924 HP
Men's Singles R4 65.94
Men's Doubles R1 0.00081
65.94081


Annesley Douglas Kingsford

B. 1912-07-30, Dublin, Ireland, then part of Great Britain; D. 2006-04-01
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Desmond Glover Kingsford

B. 1914-07-24, Dublin, Ireland, represented Great Britain; D. 1944-08-10
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Philip Kingsford

Olympic Competitor nr 5979


Vera Kingston

B. 1917-02-04, Leicester, England, Great Britain; D. 1996-09
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:17th 6
6


Georg Kink

B. 1949-08-26, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Gustav Kinn

B. 1895-06-10, By, Sweden; D. 1978-10-31
Athletics
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Marathon 17th 8th 25th 390.15
390.15


Arvo Ilkka Kinnari

B. 1943-09-13, Sakkola (now Gromovo in Russia), represented Finland
Biathlon
1968 HP
20 km 5th 1250
4 x 7.5 km Relay fifth 250
1500


Albert David "Bert" Kinnear

B. 1923-10-24, Arbroath, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 2011-01-10
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke 8th 384
384


Wally Kinnear

Olympic Competitor nr 6838


Armas Kinnunen

B. 1900-02-07, Kivijärvi, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1964-06-26
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 1500 m R1:3rd 10.76
Men's 5000 m sixth 640
650.76


Jorma Vilho Paavali Kinnunen

B. 1941-12-15, Pihtipudas, Finland; D. 2019-07-25
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Javelin Throw sixth silver sixth 8712
8712


Juho Kinnunen

B. 1909-10-31, Kuopio, Finland; D. 1972-07-08
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1948 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) sixth 960
960


(Artur) Sigvard Kinnunen

B. 1920-04-11, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden; D. 1954-04-05
Weightlifting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 14th 24.384
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) dnf
24.384


Kino Minoru

B. 1945-12-05, Osaka, Japan
Handball
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team 11th 9th 112
112


Kalervo Kinos

B. 1906-01-16, Tampere, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1984-01-24
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 62nd -
Men's Team Combined fifth 250
Men's Vault 24th 0.04
Men's Parallel Bars 49th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 55th -
Men's Rings 62nd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 85th -
250.04


Kozue Kinoshita

B. 1912-04-15, in China, represented Japan
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5

His name seems Japanese, so I class him as such, despite him being born in China.


John Francis Kinsela

B. 1950-05-27, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia; D. 2020-11-09
Freestyle Wrestling
1968 1972 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) 20th 7th 601.5
601.5


Eamonn Edward Francis Kinsella

B. 1932-10-08, Carlow, Ireland; D. 1991-08-08
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:4th 21.75
21.75


John Pitann Kinsella

B. 1952-08-26, Oak Park, Ill., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold, 1 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle silver 4000
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay gold 1600
5600


Dan Kinsey

B. 1902-01-22, St.Louis, MO, USA; D. 1970-06-27
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles gold 9600
9600


Christa Kinshofer

competed in 1988 as

Christa Kinshofer-Güthlein

B. 1961-01-24, M&unchen, Bayern, (then West-)Germany
Alpine Skiing (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1980 1984 1988 HP
Super-G 10th 100
Giant Slalom fifth silver 5500
Slalom silver bronze 7216
Combined dnf -
12816


Jindřich Kinský

B. 1936-06-21, Liberec, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2019-11-02
Basketball
1960 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Howard Kinsman

B. 1900-10-09, Ladysmith, Natal Colony, after 1910 South Africa; D. 1960-01-10
Athletics
1924 1928 HP
Men's 200 m SF:5th QF:5th 130.043
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay SF:4th 17
147.043


Lucjan Kintopf

B. 1898-03-12, Warszawa, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1979-12-11
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Applied Arts HC -
-

He exposed "Hors Concours" so should not be regarded a true Olympian.


Raymond Pierre Kintziger

B. 1922-12-23, Koblenz, Germany, represented Belgium; D. 2010-10-10
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:30th 0.015
0.015


Habibu Kinyogoli

B. 1948-10-02, represented Tanzania
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


Rolf Kinzl

Olympic Competitor nr 3187


Written 2001-01-25 - last modified 2022-09-01

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