Great Olympians

Biographies - LEU


Wolfgang Leu

B. 1945-02-08, Wien, Austria
Modern Pentathlon
1968 1972 HP
Men's Individual dnf 18th 3.200005
Men's Team dnf 11th 16
19.200005


Gustav Leubner

represented Czechoslovakia
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Two 17th 5
Men's Four 12th 30
35


John Leuchars

Olympic Competitor nr 4584

Born and raised in Natal, he later even became mayor of Durban. Since transnational teams were no longer allowed in 1908, he had to represent Great Britain and I class him as British.


William Leuchars

Olympic Competitor nr 4585


Kurt Leucht

B. 1903-03-13, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany; D. 1974-11-02
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (1 gold)
1928 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-58 kg) gold 9600
9600


Mario Leuenberg

B. 1923-12-27, represented Chile
Equestrianism - Eventing
1952 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 14th 20
Three−Day Event, Team dnf 0.4
20.4

Georges Robert Félix Constant Leuilleux

B. 1879-08-03, Lille, France; D. 1950-05-01
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo (1 bronze)
1900 HP
Men's 1000 m Freestyle sixth 640
Men's 4000 m Freestyle R1:dnf 0.016
Men's 200 m Backstroke FI:dnf 150
Men's 200 m Team Race bronze 640
Men's Water Polo fifth 340
1770.016

Olympic Competitor nr 1272


Oskar Leupi

B. 1932-11-17, represented Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Marathon 41st -4.96
0.000096


Herbert Leupold

B. 1908-06-20, Wuste Waldersdorf, Niederschlesien, Germany, now Walim in Poland; D. 1922-12-22
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay sixth 160
160


Ludwig Leupold

B. 1907-07-18, from München, represented Germany; D. 1993-09
Shooting
1952 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol 23rd 0.384
0.384


Theodor Ferdinand Leupolt

B. in Zittay, Sachsen, Germany
Cycling - Track
1896 HP
Men's Time Trial, 333m fifth 1000
Men's 100 km ac 1600
2600

Olympic Competitor nr 104


Burkhard Leuschke

B. 1940-04-27, Bad Schandau, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany in 1968
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk fourth dnf 1600.00064
1600.00064


Bill Leushner

Olympic Competitor nr 3299


Elena Leuștean

competed in 1964 as

Elena Popescu

B. 1935-07-04, Chernivtsi, Ukraine, represented Romania; D. 2008-09-15
Gymnastics (2 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Women's Individual combined fourth 11th 20th 1665
Women's Team combined bronze bronze sixth 1584
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus fifth 250
Women's Floor Exercise bronze 640
Women's Horse Vault sixth 160
Women's Uneven Bars 10th 25
Women's Balance Beam sixth 160
4104


Hans Leutelt

B. 1914-10-01, from Kratzau, now Chrastava, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1936
Road Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual ac 0.000015
Men's Road Race, Team ac 18
18.000015

A member of the "Turn- und Arbieter Sportverein", from Kratzau in the Sudetengebiet, so definitely a German.


Hans Leutenegger

B. 1940-01-16, Bicelsee, Switzerland
Bobsleigh (1 gold)
1972 HP
Men's Four gold 4800
4800


Ernst Leutert

B. 1898, from Zürich, represented Switzerland
Track Cycling
1924 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 750
750


Anton "Toni" Leuthe

B. 1922-11-21, Singen, B-W, Germany
Weightlifting
1952 HP
Lightweight (-67.5 kg) dnf 0.24
0.24


Bruno Leuzinger

B. 1886-01-06, Château d'Oex, Switzerland; D. 1952-12-23
Ice Hockey
1920 1924 HP
Men's Teams broSF QU:4th 504
504

Olympic Competitor nr 7077


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2022-06-27

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