Great Olympians

Biographies - LES


Jules Lesage

Olympic Competitor nr 3116


Raymond Lesage

B. 1917-06-27, represented France
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 50km Walk 16th 6.4
6.4


Xavier Lesage

B. 1885-10-25, Moret-sur-Long, France; D. 1968-08-03
Equestrianism, Dressage (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1924 1932 HP
Dressage, Individual bronze gold 14800
Dressage, Team - gold 1600
16400


André Lesauvage

B. 1890-12-25, Le Havre, France; D. 1971-05-29
Sailing (1 gold)
1928 HP
8 metres Class gold 3200
3200


Étienne Lesbats

Olympic Competitor nr 6761


L. Lescat

Olympic Competitor nr 4268


S. Lesceux

represented France
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Free Rifle 27th 0.06
0.06


Willi Lesch

B. 1942-12-11, München, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Alpine Skiing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Downhill 29th 0.016
Men's Giant Slalom 22nd 0.4
Men's Slalom FI:dnf -6.64
0.41600064


Niels Erik Leschly

B. 1910-02-23, Gentofte, Denmark; D. 1986-11-02
Equestrianism - Eventing
1936 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual dnf 0.00000125
Three−Day Event, Team dnf -
0.00000125


Remi Charles Lescrauwaet

B. 1915-09-06, represented Belgium
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) R2 89.06
89.06


Roman Lešek

B. 1937-08-07, Celje, Slovenia, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 HP
Men's Pole Vault QU:14th 13th 62.4
62.4


Eugène Lesieur

Olympic Competitor nr 6004


Jean Lesieur

represented France
Sailing (1 gold)
1928 HP
8 metres Class gold 3200
3200


Zdzisław Lesiński

B. 1921-09-19, Poznań, Poland; D. 2000-08-22
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 111th -
Men's Team All-Around 13th 6.4
Men's Floor Exercise 105th -
Men's Horse Vault 128th -
Men's Parallel Bars 165th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 127th -
Men's Rings 53rd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 108th -
6.400000064


(Kaarlo Veikko) Kullervo Leskinen

B. 1908-09-15, Toholampi, Finland; D. 1989-07-25
Shooting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Free Rifle fifth 1500
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, 3 positions 8th 256
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, prone 7th 400
2156


Margit Elna Leskinen

B. 1915-02-19, Vaasa, Finland; D. 2002-04-07
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:10th 150
150


(Juha) Pekka Leskinen

B. 1954-02-26, Kuopio, Finland
Figure Skating
1976 HP
Men's Individual 13th 38.4
38.4


Viljo Leskinen

B. 1908-12-16, Toholampi, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1945-11-16
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 15th 15
15


Lisa Deshawn Leslie

B. 1972-07-07, Gardena, Cal., USA
Basketball (4 gold)
1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
Women's Team gold gold gold gold 25600
25600

Member of the US Basketball team that won gold at Atlanta, Sydney, Athina and Beijing.


Zbigniew Leśniak

B. 1950-03-12, Nowy Sącz, Poland
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 17th 5
5


Roger Lespagnard

B. 1946-10-24, Ougrée, Belgium
Athletics
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Decathlon 17th 14th 19th 32.4
32.4


Ernest Lespinasse

B. 1897-10-20, Hautmont, France; D. 1927-11-22
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system bronze 640
640


Cécile Lesprit-Poirier

B. 1905-11-02, represented France
Aquatics - Diving
1936 HP
Women's Springboard 16th 6.4
Women's Platform 20th 1
7.4


Jean Lessard

B. 1932-08-05, Cookshire, Québ., Canada; D. 2013-04-27
Alpine Skiing
1960 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 31st 0.0064
0.0064


Eckhard Lesse

B. 1948-12-01, Ballenstedt, S-A, Germany, represented East Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Marathon 25th 0.15
0.15


Axel Lesser

B. 1946-04-18, Brotterode, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Cross-Country Skiing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's 15 km dnf sixth 640
Men's 30 km 36th 12th 17th 44.00064
Men's 4x10 km Relay 7th sixth dnf 261.6
945.60064


Werner Lesser

B. 1932-08-22, Schmalkalden, Thür., Germany; D. 2005-01-15
Ski Jumping
1956 1960 HP
Men's Individual 8th 21st 384.96
384.96


Edward Lessimore

Olympic Competitor nr 5402


Klas Ivar Vilhelm Lestander

B. 1931-04-18, Anjeplog, Sweden
Biathlon (1 gold)
1960 HP
Men's 20 km gold 9600
9600


Kenneth A. J. "Ken" Lester

B. 1947-04-09, Didcot, England, Great Britain
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd 85
85


L. Léstienne

Olympic Competitor nr 1056


Gaston Michel Lesturgeon

B. 1936-11-30, Verdun, France; D. 2003-07-28
Judo
1964 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) R1:2nd 79.13
79.13


Aleksandr Lesun

B. 1988-07-01, Minsk, Belarus, represented Russia
Modern Pentathlon (1 gold)
2012 2016 HP
Men's Singles fourth gold 12000
12000


Marian Leszczyński

B. 1936-12-08, Lviv, Ukraine, represented Poland
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Coxed Fours sixth 480
480

He would have been a member of the 1960 Polish eight, but they did not start


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2022-05-12

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