Great Olympians

Biographies - KUN


Kun Éva

B. 1920, from Budapest, represented Hungary; D. 1980
Fencing
1948 HP
Women's Foil, Individual SF:6th 78
78


Kun Ferenc

B. 1930-08-24, Budapest, Hungary; D. 2009-03-06
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 15th 15
15


Kun Min-Mu

B. 1941-11-23, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 200 metres R1:45th -4.10
Men's 400 metres R1:7th -6.68
0.00001068


Kun Szilárd

B. 1935-03-23, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1987-08-31
Shooting (1 silver)
1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol silver sixth fifth 20th 23rd 9308.0724
9308.0724


Yevgeny Kun

Olympic Competitor nr 6957


Canagasabai Kunalan

B. 1942-10-23, from Singapore, represented Malaysia in 1964 and Singapore in 1968
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:7th 0.057
Men's 200 metres R1:36th -3.64
Men's 4x100 metres Relay R1:17th 1
1.05764


Elmar Kunauer

B. 1940-04-18, Sankt Paul im Lavanthal, Austria
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:4th 0.0075
Men's 200 metres R1:42nd 0.00004
0.00754


Władisław Kuncewicz

B. 1888-10-23, Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, lived in Warszawa, represented Poland
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle R1:5th 0.017
0.017


Kuncho Kunchev

B. 1951-12-01, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


William "Bill" Kund

B. 1946-03-30, Wels, Austria, represented the USA
Cycling - Track
1964 HP
Men's 1000 metres Time Trial 14th 24
24


Yotham Kunda

B. 1948-11-25, represented Zambia
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) R1 1.02
1.02


Slaviča Kundačina

B. 1955-04-26, represented Yugoslavia
Artistic Gymnastics
1972 HP
Women's Individual Combined 91st -14.64
Women's Team Combined 17th 1
1


František Kundert

B. 1891-07-28, Praha, Czechia, represented Bohemia and Czechoslovakia
Cycling - Road
1912 1920 1924 HP
Men's Road Race dnf 39th dnf 0.0002
Men's Road Race, Team dnf 9th (11th) 40
40.0002

Olympic Competitor nr 5741


Krisjānis Kundziņš

B. 1905-03-19, from Rīga, represented Latvia; D. 1993-02-23
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) fifth 1500
1500


Franciscus Josephus Henricus "Frans" Künen

B. 1930-04-17, Breda, the Netherlands; D. 2017-12-03
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Marathon 36th 0.00096
0.00096


Georg Kunisch

B. 1893-04-21 Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland)

Olympic Competitor nr 5623


Helmut Kunisch

B. 1936-11-26, Hindelbank, Switzerland
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Marathon 44th -4.24
0.000024


Yasuo Kuniyoshi

B. 1890-09-01, Okayama, Japan, emigrated in 1906, represented the USA; D. 1953-05-14
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Jaakko Kunnas

B. 1903-08-30, Vyborg, then and now part of Russia, represented Finland; D. 1986-05-27
Gymnastics
1924 1928 HP
Men's Individual combined 51st 38th -
Men's Team combined 7th fifth 350
Men's Vault 35th 54th -
Men's Parallel Bars 38th 32nd 0.001
Men's Horizontal Bar 46th 33rd -
Men's Rings 60th 32nd 0.001
Men's Pommeled Horse 61st 57th -
Men's Sidehorse Vault 68th -
Men's Rope Climbing 41st -
350.002


Herman Kunnen

B. 1925-03-28, Antwerpen, Belgium
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 400 m QF:dns 0.364
0.364


Kunsági György

B. 1934-03-12, Budapest, Hungary; D. 2007-09-06
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:15th 12.5
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:9th 40
52.5


Ludwig Kunstmann

B. 1877-12-09, Regensburg, Bayern, Germany; D. 1961-03-27
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - Medals 8 entries 307.36
307.36


Kunszt Gyula

B. 1903-07-31, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1991-12-22
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 78th -
Men's Team Combined 10th 25
Men's Vault 60th -
Men's Parallel Bars 72nd -
Men's Horizontal Bar 83rd -
Men's Rings 62nd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 73rd -
25


Josef Kunt

B. 1904-06-04, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1982
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:6th 0.000026
Men's Épée, Team R2:3rd 22.75
22.750026

The Czech-language Wikipedia lists him and gives a DOD. This athlete is apparently Czech.


Rudy Kuntner

B. 1908-06-10, Wien, Austria, emigrated to New York in 1915, represented the USA; D. 1982-12-16
Football
1928 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Hilkka Maria Kuntola

competed in 1980 as

Hilkka Riihivuori

B. 1952-12-24, Jurva, Finland
Cross-Country Skiing (4 silver)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Women's 5 km fifth fourth silver 7260
Women's 10 km 8th 9th silver 4416
Women's 3x5 km Relay silver 2475
Women's 4x5 km Relay silver fifth
14151


Risto Johannes Kuntsi

B. 1912-06-18, Jyväskylä, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1964-08-06
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Shot Put 13th 38.4
38.4


Carl Friedrich Harry Kuntze

B. 1922-10-29, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs 2Rep:3rd 162.5
162.5


Anton Karl Kunz

B. 1915-01-09, from Wien, represented Austria; D. 2010-12-17
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 1948 1952 HP
Men's Team sixth R2:4th 327.25
327.25


Andreas Kunz

B. 1946-07-24, Leizog, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Nordic Combined (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Men's Individual bronze 3840
3840


Ernst Künz

B. 1912-02-23, from Lustenau, represented Austria; D. 1944-08-21
Football (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Georges Kunz

B. 1922-01-17, represented France
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1952 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 10000m 13th 19.2
19.2


Grete Kunz

B. 1908-04-07, from Wien, represented Austria
Fencing
1952 HP
Women's Foil, individual SF:8th 12.3
12.3


Margarete "Grete" Kunz

B. 1909-03-28, Liebau, now Horní Libina, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1991-06-05
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event 3 entries 11.172
11.172

Both her given and her call name, and both her maiden (Friebelung) and het married name (Franz Kunz) are German, so I class her as a "Sudeten" German. Also, she lived in Wiesbaden after the War.


Hansruedi Kunz

B. 1945-05-26, Reinach, Switzerland
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Decathlon dnf -2.38
0.00384


Joachim Kunz

B. 1959-02-09, Stollberg, Sachsen, Germany, represented the German DR
Weightlifting (1 gold, 1 silver)
1980 1988 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) silver gold 19500
19500


René Kunz

B. 1911-01-28, Solothurn, Switzerland; D. 2004-09-18
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:4th 1.014
1.014


Walter Kunz

represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:23rd 0.384
0.384


Kahena Kunze

B. 1991-03-12, São Paulo, Brazil
Sailing (2 gold)
2016 2021 HP
Women's Two Person Skiff (49er FX) gold gold 16000
16000


Paul Kunze

B. 1904-12-25, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1983-07-16
Fencing
1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:5th R1:4th R1:5th 0.0950024
Men's Foil, Team R1:3rd QF:3rd 81
81.0950024


Ryszard Władysław Kunze

B. 1939-12-12, Wejherowo, Poland
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Foil, Team (QF) 143.5
143.5


Claudia Künzel-Nystad

B. 1978-02-01, Zschopau, Sachsen, (then East-)Germany
Cross-Country Skiing (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
2002 2006 2010 2014 HP
Individual Sprint fourth silver 5600
Team Sprint gold 4800
10 km Classical 17th 16th 10.4
Pursuit 5 km + 5 km dnq 2.56
Skiathlon 18th
15 km Freestyle, Mass-start 26th 640.064
30 km Freestyle, Mass-start sixth
Team Relay (4 x 5 km) gold silver silver bronze 5300
16353.024


Ingrid Künzel

B. 1938-01-29, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle QU:3rd 16
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay fourth 400
416


Christian Künzle

B. 1954-11-25, represented Switzerland
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Pairs 7th 500
500

Christian and Karin are twins.


Karin Künzle

B. 1954-11-25, represented Switzerland
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Pairs 7th 500
500


Albert Künzler

B. 1911-02-09, Davos, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 8.6
8.6


Written 2002-10-30 - last modified 2022-05-12

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