Great Olympians

Biographies - LAI


Lai Chu-Long

B. 1942-03-10, Changhua, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Artistic Gymnastics
1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual combined 116th 109th -17.17
Men's Team combined 17th 1
1


Lai Lam-Kwong

B. 1927-06-21, Liaoning, China, represented the Republic of China (Chinese Taipei)
Basketball
1956 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


John Laichinger

B. 1884-03-02, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; D. 1933-04-04

Olympic Competitor nr 1794


Bernard René Jean Laidebeur

B. 1942-07-11, Paris, France; D. 1991-04-21
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:7th 0.057
Men's 4x100 metres Relay bronze 640
640.057


Thomas A. Kenneth "Ken" Laidlaw

B. 1936-03-16, Hawick, Scotland, Great Britain
Cycling - Road
1960 HP
Men's Road Race 53rd 0.000000384
Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial 14th 12
12.000000384


Stuart Laidlaw

Olympic Competitor nr 1847


Olli Eino Laiho

B. 1943-02-18, Savonlinna, Finland; D. 2010-05-31
Artistic Gymnastics (1 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual combined 26th 41st 0.064064
Men's Team combined 8th 10th 89
Men's Pommeled Horse silver 1000
1089.064064


Arvo Laine

Olympic Competitor nr 5868


Eero Johannes Laine (1)

B. 1926-01-07, Tammela, Finland; D. 1998-10-23
Biathlon
1960 HP
Men's 20 km 15th 15
15


Eero Johannes Laine (2)

B. 1933-09-17, Turku, Finland
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:dns 4.8
4.8


Heikki Tapani Laine

B. 1936-06-16, Turku, Finland
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:dns 4.8
4.8


Markku Juhani Laine

B. 1955-05-26, Turku, Finland
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:33rd -2.26
0.00256


Pertti Olavi Laine

B. 1938-12-13, Turku, Finland; D. 1999-10-20
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:dns 4.8
4.8


Margareta "Grete" Lainer

B. 1914-06-10, Wien, Austria
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Women's Singles 9th 240
240


Douglas Stanley "Doug" Laing

B. 1931-03-19, Shanghai, China, lived in Bondi, represented Australia; D. 2014-10-27
Aquatics - Water Polo
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team R1 9th 80.98
80.98


(Jocelyn) Hilary (Mary) Laing

B. 1927-09-21, Guildford, England, Great Britain
Alpine Skiing
1952 HP
Women's Downhill dnf 0.00004
Women's Giant Slalom 24th 0.16
Women's Slalom 24th 0.16
0.32004


Ivan Laing

Olympic Competitor nr 4896


Leslie Alphonso "Les" Laing

B. 1925-02-19, Linstead, Jamaica, then British
Athletics (1 gold)
1948 1952 HP
Men's 100 m R1:3rd 0.023
Men's 200 m sixth fifth 1640
Men's 4x400 m Relay FI:dnf gold 1760
3400.023


Leslie Laing

B. 1893, represented South Africa
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Free Rifle, team 9th 40
40


William Neizer Laing

B. 1929-01-03, represented the Gold Coast (now Ghana)
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:25th 0.15
0.15


Juris Laipenieks Matisons

B. 1940-04-09, Rīga, Latvia, represented Chile
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Decathlon 19th 2.4
2.4


Ronald Owen "Ron" Laird

B. 1938-05-31, Louisville, Kent., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's 20 kilometres Walk dnf 25th 20th 1.61
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 19th 1.6
3.21


Susan Laird

B. 1908-07-18, Homestead, Penn., USA; D. 1933-11-07
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1928 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle fifth 1000
Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay (gold) 160
1160


Pekka Tapani Lairola

B. 1928-01-07, Turku, Finland; D. 2001-04-10
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:19th 2
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:14th 4
6


Albert Laisant

B. 1873-06-01, Tours, France; D. 1928
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Literature AC 89.43
89.43


Gabriel Laiseca Arteche

B. 1936-06-28, Las Arenas, Spain
Sailing
1960 HP
Two−Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 11th 80
80


Étienne Laisné

B. 1905-08-05, Allouagne, France; D. 1997-10-18
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 8th 384
384


R. Laisné

from France
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Paintings AC 25.02
25.02


Armas Laitinen

Olympic Competitor nr 6017


Kalevi Johannes Laitinen

B. 1918-05-19, Kotka, Finland; D. 1997-01-06
Gymnastics (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 8th 35th 256
Men's Team All-Around gold bronze 2240
Men's Floor Exercise 13th sixth 166.4
Men's Horse Vault 10th 44th 25
Men's Parallel Bars 16th 52nd 1.6
Men's Horizontal Bar 14th 35th 4
Men's Rings 16th 73rd 1.6
Men's Pommeled Horse 19th 43rd 0.4
2695


(Veikko) Kalevi Laitinen

B. 1919-10-03, Kouvola, Finland; D. 1995-06-17
Speed Skating
1948 1952 HP
Men's 500 metres 17th 21st 4.64
Men's 1500 metres 7th 24th 400.16
Men's 5000 metres 15th 22nd 10.4
Men's 10000 metres dnf 0.04
415.24


Taisto Raikas Laitinen

B. 1933-09-17, Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg in Russia)
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Pole Vault 14th 24
24


Samson Hassan Laizer

B. 1949-12-30, represented Tanzania
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-81 kg) R1 1.356
1.356


Written 2011-08-14 - last modified 2022-07-11

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