Great Olympians

Biographies - LER


Paulette le Raer

B. 1932-01-07, Saint-Malo, France
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 69th -9.16
Women's Team Combined 12th 10
10.00000000016


René Leray

B. 1901-03-24, Nantes, France; D. 1988-01-11
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 1500 m 10th 100
100


Alfred Lerbretier

B. 1913, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:3rd 51
51


Axel Lerche

B. 1903-11-21, Årby, Denmark; D. 1949-10-03
Shooting
1936 1948 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol ac 31st 0.0122
0.0122


Dagmar Lerchová

B. 1930-10-22, represented Czechoslovakia
Figure Skating
1948 HP
Women's Singles 13th 38.4
38.4


Barbara Lerczak

competed in 1960 as

Barbara Janiszewska

and in 1964 as

Barbara Sobotta

B. 1936-12-04, Poznań, Poland; D. 2000-11-20
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:4th QF:5th 2.966
Women's 200 metres SF:6th fifth sixth 1692
Women's 4x100 metres Relay R1:4th bronze 722
2416.966


Siegfried Lerdon

B. 1905-08-08, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 1964-10-09
Fencing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Foil, Team bronze 640
Men's Épée, Individual SF:7th 26
Men's Épée, Team fourth 400
1066


(Stephane) Joseph Leresae

B. 1937, represented Kenya
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's High Jump 18th 3.84
3.84


Alfred Lergetporer

B. 1909-07-07, from Wien, represented Austria
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


René Lériche

from Lille, France
Aquatics - Water Polo
1900 HP
Men's Team R1 340
340

Olympic Competitor nr 1327


George Lermond

B. 1904-11-29, Nahant, Mass., USA; D. 1940-07-06
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 5000 m R1:8th 0.272
0.272


Leo Lermond

B. 1906-04-15, Revere, Mass., USA; D. 1986-07-04
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 5000 m fourth 1600
1600


Albin Georges Lermusiaux

B. 1874-08-09, Paris, France; D. 1940-01-20
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1896 HP
Men's 800 m FI:dns 1600
Men's 1500 m bronze 2560
Men's Marathon dnf 96
Men's Military Rifle ac 1.543
4257.543

Olympic Competitor nr 33


Alexander Lernet-Holenia

B. 1897-10-21, Wien, Austria; D. 1976-07-03
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 254.5
254.5


Liévin Lerno

B. 1927-10-03, Lokeren, Belgium; D. 2017-03
Cycling - Road
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 8x10-17
Men's Road Race, Team (gold) -
8x10-17

He would not have gotten a gold medal under 1948 rules, and even his teammates only received their medal in 2010.


Patrick Le Rolland

B. 1943-05-15, represented France
Equestrianism - Dressage
1972 HP
Dressage, Individual 23rd 0.32
0.32


Kathleen Le Rossignol

from Saint Helier, Jersey, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Diving
1928 HP
Women's Platform QU:8th 8.2
8.2


Leroux

represented France
Artistic Gymnastics
1900 HP
Men's Individual combined 122nd -20.60
-20.60

Olympic Competitor nr 1166


Georges Leroux

B. 1907, Pirmasens, Germany, lived in Haguenau, represented France
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 17th 4
Men's Team Combined fourth 400
Men's Vault sixth 160
Men's Parallel Bars 15th 2.5
Men's Horizontal Bar 25th 0.025
Men's Rings 49th -
Men's Pommeled Horse sixth 160
726.525


Monique Leroux

B. 1938-08-17, Paris, France; D. 1985
Fencing
1960 HP
Women's Foil, Individual QF:7th 0.085
Women's Foil, Team QF 143.5
143.585


Leroy

represented France
Sailing
1900 HP
3-10 ton class (1) fifth 250
3-10 ton class (2) fifth 250
500

Olympic Competitor nr 438


Claude Roger Victor Leroy

B. 1935-10-02, Le Mans, France; D. 2004-04-20
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Georges Auguste Le Roy

B. 1870-06-05, Caen, France; D. 1952-12-22
Fencing
1900 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:ac -4.60
0.00006

Olympic Competitor nr 613


Jéhan Raymond Le Roy

B. 1923-11-05, Dieppe, France; D. 1992-08-17
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 bronze)
1960 1964 HP
Eventing, Individual 23rd dnf 0.3200032
Eventing, Team bronze (8th) 640
640.3200032


José Leroy

B. 1957-08-04, represented France
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Light-Flyweight (-48 kg) R1 1.475
1.475


Nicolas LeRoy

B. 1888-09-16, represented Belgium
Equestrianism - Jumping
1924 HP
Jumping, Individual 8th 320
Jumping, Team fourth 400
720


Paul Leroy

represented France
Fencing
1900 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:ac -4.38
0.000038

Olympic Competitor nr 295


Paul Leroy

B. 1884-01-13, Bellot, France; D. 1949-04-09
Archery (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Target Archery, 28m, Team bronze 640
Target Archery, 33m, Team silver 1000
Target Archery, 50m, Team silver 1000
2640


Robert LeRoy

Olympic Competitor nr 2050


Yves Le Roy

B. 1951-02-23, Paris, France
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Decathlon 12th 60
60


Peter Lerpiniere

B. 1957-02-03, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 200 m Backstroke 23rd 0.256
0.256


Mario Lertora

B. 1897-09-21, Genova, Italy; D. 1939-03-28
Gymnastics (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1924 1928 1932 HP
Men's Individual combined 10th 20th fourth 1701
Men's Team combined gold sixth gold 5040
Men's Vault 34th 46th 8th 64
Men's Parallel Bars fifth 7th fifth 660
Men's Horizontal Bar 12th 21st 10.16
Men's Rings 15th 24th 2.564
Men's Pommeled Horse 29th 31st 0.00416
Men's Sidehorse Vault 32nd 0.0001
Men's Rope Climbing 10th 25
7502.72826


Alan Leslie Lerwill

B. 1946-11-15, Portsmouth, England, Great Britain; D. 2021-02-06
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:19th 7th 602.4
602.4


Sheila W. Lerwill

B. 1928-08-16, London, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1952 HP
Women's High Jump silver 6000
6000

In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, she competed for Canada. But as she did not compete in any Olympics after that, no need to change the nationality we consider for her at the Olympics.


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2022-12-02

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