Great Olympians

Biographies - LIN


Amos Lin

B. 1933-07-02, represented Israel
Basketball
1952 HP
Men's Team QR:4th 0.252
0.252


Lin Chau-Tai

B. 1938-07-04, Yilan, Taiwan, represented Formosa (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Women's Long Jump QU:25th 0.15
0.15


Lin Chun-Yu

B. 1950-02-20, Taichung City, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Women's Long Jump QU:23rd QU:30th 0.399
Women's Pentathlon 26th 28th 0.1344
Women's 4x100 m Relay R1:6th 13
13.5334


Lin Dan

B. 1983-10-14, Longyan, Fujian, China
Badminton (2 gold)
2004 2008 2012 2016 HP
Men's Singles R32 gold gold fourth 32401.53
32401.53


Lin Ho-Ming

B. 1928-06-27, Pingtung, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Shooting
1964 1968 HP
Men's Single Trap 41st -3.13
Single Trap 43rd
0.0001344


Lin Li

China
Swimming (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1988 1992 1996 HP
200 m Individual Medley 7th gold bronze 9360
400 m Individual Medley 7th silver - 4400
200 m Breaststroke - silver 16th 4006.4
200 m Backstroke 11th 12th - 104
4 x 100 m Medley Relay - fourth - 400
18270.4


Lin Shaozhou

B. 1909-05-05, represented China
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:5th 0.064
0.064


Lin Wen-Chu

B. 1929-05-22, represented Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Shooting
1964 HP
Men's Single Trap 48th -5.38
0.00000384


Felipe Liñán Saldaña

B. 1931, Soledad de Graciano Sánchez, SLP, Mexico; D. 1975-08-07
Cycling - Road
1956 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -13.32
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
-13.32


Panagiotis Linardakis

B. 1916, represented Greece
Shooting
1952 HP
Trap 24th 0.24
0.24


Omar Linares Izquierdo

B. 1967-10-23, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Baseball (2 gold, 1 silver)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Team gold gold silver 12600
12600

He played all three finals.


Nicolae Linca

B. 1929-01-02, Cergăul Mare, Romania; D. 2008-06-28
Boxing (1 gold)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R2 gold 9679.13
9679.13


Jorge Luis Linck

B. 1915-03-26, represented Argentina
Sailing
1936 HP
Six metres Class fourth 800
800


Walter Linck

B. 1903-02-03, Bern, Switzerland; D. 1975-01-03
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Sculpture - unknown event ac 2.274
2.274


Craig Howard Lincoln

B. 1950-10-07, Minneapolis, Minn., USA
Diving (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Springboard bronze 2560
2560


James Lincoln

B. 1889-08-17, Saint Joseph, MO, USA
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:9th 240
240


Mervyn George "Merv" Lincoln

B. 1933-11-22, Leongatha, Vict., Australia; D. 2016-05-01
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 HP
Men's 1500 metres 12th R1:7th 41.08
41.08


Nelson Hayford Lincoln

B. 1914-04-20, Medford, Mass., USA; D. 2000-03-07
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Free Pistol 9th 240
240


Andreas Laurits Lind

B. 1922-07-13, Middelfart, Denmark; D. 1982-01-26
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1952 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m 9th 120
120


Björn Lind

B. 1978-03-22, Ljusterö, Sweden
Cross-Country Skiing (2 gold)
2002 2006 2010 HP
Individual Sprint fourth gold 19th 8001.6
Team Sprint gold 4800
12801.6


Georg Lind

B. 1871, Courland, now a part of Latvia, then in Russia; D. 1957

Olympic Competitor nr 4526

Born in Latvia, he moved to England in the early 1890's. Although there was no Russian NOC at the time, he represented "Russia" in 1908. Since he was born in Latvia, that is the nationality I credit him with.
He became a British citizen in 1912.


Haakon Lind

B. 1906-08-11, Oslo, Norway; D. 1955-06-28
Boxing
1928 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Johan Emil Lind

B. 1942-01-09, Mosjøen, Norway
Speed Skating
1968 1972 HP
Men's 500 metres 29th 18th 2.576
2.576


Karl Lind

Olympic Competitor nr 6072


(Gustaf) Lennart Lind

B. 1893-06-24; Porvoon Pitäjä, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1961-08-06

Olympic Competitor nr 5795


Lennart Gustaf Lind

B. 1930-04-12, Klippan, Sweden
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Pole Vault 11th 96
96


Carl Johan "Masse" Lind

B. 1883-05-25, Karlskoga, Sweden; D. 1965-02-02
Track and Field (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1912 1920 1924 1928 bonus HP
Hammer Throw fifth silver 7th 14th 812.4 8936.4
56-lb Weight Throw bronze 3840
Discus Throw 27th 0.04
Discus Throw, two-handed 8th 256
1756.04 9840 600 24 812.4 13032.404

Olympic Competitor nr 6505


Axel Lindahl

Olympic Competitor nr 6679


Georg Lindahl

B. 1899-11-24, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 1970-05-21
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 7th 200
200


Gerola Margareta Lindahl

B. 1943-07-20, Stockholm, Sweden
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 1964 HP
Women's Individual Combined 61st 53rd -6.26
Women's Team Combined 11th 8th 80
80.0000002624


Karl Lindahl

B. 1890-09-26, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1960-06-29
Gymnastics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system gold 1600
1600


Harry Erik Lindbäck

B. 1926-12-19, Haparanda, Sweden; D. 2010-10-22
Canoeing - Flatwater Canadian
1952 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000m SF:5th 162.5
Men's Canadian Doubles 10000m 8th 320
482.5


Stig Ragnar Lindbäck

B. 1937-10-02, Luleå, Sweden; D. 1999-03-14
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 800 metres SF:22nd 0.4
Men's 1500 metres R1:24th 0.16
0.56


(Karl) Sune (Ingemar) Lindbäck

B. 1915-12-27, Nederkalix, Sweden; D. 1970-06-13
Equestrianism - Eventing
1960 HP
Eventing, Individual dnf -10.32
Eventing, Team dnf -
-10.32


(John) Allan Lindberg

B. 1918-06-21, Fagersta, Sweden; D. 2004-05-02
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's Pole Vault 12th 60
60


Carl Lindberg

B. 1904-01-28, København, Denmark; D. 1984-10-07
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-79.4 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Disa Lindberg

B. 1910-03-15, Kuopio, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1974-09-02
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Women's 400 m Freestyle R1:4th 14.5
14.5


Ed Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6518


Hans Lennart Brorsson Lindberg

B. 1946-01-16, Gävle, Sweden
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Holger Lindberg

B. 1894-08-20, Borås, Sweden; D. 1966-07-02
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) R2 40.5
40.5


Ingvar Lindberg

B. 1911-06-12, Eskilstuna, Sweden; D. 1970-04-17
Speed Skating
1932 HP
Men's 1500 m R1:6th 4.32
Men's 5000 m R1:9th 2.56
Men's 10000 m R1:dnf 2.56
9.44


Karin Elisabet Lindberg

B. 1929-10-06, Kalix, Sweden
Gymnastics (Artistic) & Rhytmic Gymnastics (1 gold, 1 silver)
1948 1952 1956 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 17th 48th 4
Women's Team All-Around fourth fourth 8th 1264
Women's Floor Exercise 16th 39th 1.6
Women's Horse Vault 7th 23rd 100.064
Women's Uneven Bars 25th 54th 0.025
Women's Balance Beam 29th 46th 0.004
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus gold silver 2600
3969.693


Knut Andreas Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 2868


Knut Ferdinand Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6069


Margareta Lindberg

B. 1889-05-31, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1984-05-21
Tennis
1920 HP
Women's Singles R1 2.863
2.863


Oskar Lindberg

B. 1894-07-05, Norsjö, Sweden; D. 1977-10-05
Cross-Country Skiing
1924 HP
Men's 50 km 8th 256
256


Per-Ola Lindberg

B. 1940-03-24, Kalmar, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle 8th SF:10th 356
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay fifth 250
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay sixth 160
766


Sigge Lindberg

B. 1897-03-26, Helsingborg, Sweden; D. 1977-01-04
Football (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Football bronze 1280
1280


Stig Erik Lindberg

B. 1931-07-03, Malungsfors, Sweden; D. 2010-10-11
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 20 km Walk 15th 10
Men's 50 km Walk fifth 1000
1010


Stig Hjalmar Albert Lindberg

B. 1921-11-25, Katrineholm, Sweden; D. 1994-06-14
Speed Skating
1952 HP
Men's 500 metres 25th 0.1
0.1


Torsten Gustav Adolf Lindberg

B. 1917-04-14, Nässjö, Sweden; D. 2009-08-31
Football (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


(Michael) Victor (Alexander) Lindberg

B. 1875-07-26, Varoka, Fiji; D. 1951-04-28
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold)
1900 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200

Olympic Competitor nr 1306

He was born in Fiji but grew up in New Zealand, and I class him as New Zealander.


Anne Spencer Morrow-Lindbergh

B. 1906-06-22, Englewood, NJ, USA; D. 2001-02-07
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 254.5
254.5

The wife of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh.


Jouko Ilari Gideon Lindbergh

B. 1947-08-25, Tampere, Finland
Boxing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R32 862.02
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) QF
862.02


Bengt Olof Lindblad

B. 1925-08-26, Vassända-Naglum, Sweden; D. 1993-03-06
Freestyle Wrestling
1952 1956 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) 8th 7th 984
984


Henry Lindblad

B. 1906-02-25, Katrineholm, Sweden; D. 1946-09-2
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Pole Vault 7th 600
Men's Decathlon 9th 240
840


Åke Sigvard Hjalmar Lindblom

B. 1919-01-27, Ångelholm, Sweden; D. 1982-05-21
Shooting
1956 HP
Men's Free Pistol 7th 600
600


Gustaf Lindblom

B. 1883-08-19, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1976-03-16
Fencing
1908 1912 1920 1924 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:7th 0.0000016
Men's Épée, Individual SF:6th SF:4th 9th QF:7th 266.952
Men's Épée, Team QF fourth 11th R1:3rd 503.75
770.7020016

Olympic Competitor nr 4165


Karl Lindblom

Olympic Competitor nr 6315


(Konrad) Ludvig Lindblom

B. 1910-01-12, Örebrö, Sweden; D. 1985-10-04
Freestyle Wrestling
1932 1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-72  kg) sixth 1110
Men's Middleweight (-79  kg) 10th
1110


Topsy Lindblom

Olympic Competitor nr 6686


Erling Lindboe

B. 1910-09-18, Trondheim; D. 1973-12-24
Speed Skating
1932 HP
Men's 500 m R1:4th 68
Men's 5000 m R1:5th 130
198


Bertil Linde

B. 1907-02-28, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1990-03-25
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Nils Linde

B. 1890-07-18, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 1962-08-17
Athletics
1912 1920 HP
Men's 58-lb Weight Throw QU:11th 96
Men's Hammer Throw 7th QU:7th 1200
Men's Discus Throw, both hands 9th 160
1456

Olympic Competitor nr 6576


Werner Rudolph Linde

B. 1944-10-13, Posen, Germany (now Poznań in Poland), represented Australia
Basketball
1964 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


Stefan Karl Alvar Lindeberg

B. 1912-03-14, Norrköping, Sweden; D. 1974-11-03
Weightlifting
1936 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 9th 240
240


Roberto Lindeborg

B. 1942-05-09, represented the Netherlands Antilles
Weightlifting
1972 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) 19th 2.4
2.4

Unknown from which of the Islands he originated, so I am assuming Curaçao and therefore (currently) a Dutch national.


Nicolas Lindecker

B. 1947-04-16, represented Switzerland
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 12th 50
50


Arvo Lindén

Olympic Competitor nr 4468


John Arthur "Art" Lindegren

B. 1911-10-13, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1981-05-23
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle 7th 400
400


Yrjö Lorenz Lindegren

B. 1900-08-13, Tampere, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1952-11-12
Art Competitions (1 gold)
1948 HP
Architecture - Designs for Town Planning gold 6400
6400

He designed the Helsinki stadium that was constructed for the 1940 Olympics and used for the 1952 ones, but his gold medal was for another design.


Bernt Gunnar Lindelöf

B. 1945-09-15, Stockholm, Sweden
Canoeing - Sprint Canadian
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 500 metres SF:4th 8th 243
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres fifth 8th 9th 9th 1810
2053


Oscar Lindelöf

B. 1903-09-15, Landskrona, Sweden; D. 1993-01-04
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1928 1932 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-58 kg) fourth 3360
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) sixth
3360


Kurt Evald Rolf Lindeman

B. 1932-01-01, Helsinki, Finland
Fencing & Modern Pentathlon
1952 1956 1960 HP
Foil, individual QF:5th 0.053
Épée, Team R2 16.9
Modern Pentathlon, individual 9th 200
Modern Pentathlon, Team fourth 400
616.953


Don Linden

Olympic Competitor nr 3082


Erik Arvid Lindén

B. 1880-07-28, Lindesberg, Sweden; D. 1952-09-16

Olympic Competitor nr 6927


(Karl) Erik (Nils) Lindén

B. 1911-10-08, Malmö, Sweden; D. 1992-12-22
Freestyle Wrestling (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Erich Lindenlaub

B. 1930-12-21, from Kllingenthal, Sachsen, represented Germany
Cross-Country Skiing
1956 HP
Men's 30 kilometres 33rd 0.00256
0.00256


William Abraham Lindeque

B. 1910-12-13, Florida, Transvaal, later South Africa; D. 1995-06-26
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:5th 0.043
Men's 4x400 metres Relay R1:4th 20.5
20.543


Carl Linder

B. 1889-09-13, Rauma, Finland, then part of Russia, represented the USA; D. 1966-10
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Marathon 11th 96
96


Ernst Linder

B. 1868-04-25, Pohja, Finland, then part of Russia, lived in Stockholm, represented Sweden; D. 1943-09-14
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 gold)
1924 HP
Dressage gold 9600
9600


Bengt Linders

B. 1904-06-04, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1984-12-25
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 200 m Breaststroke fourth 2400
2400


Emil Lindewald

Olympic Competitor nr 5135


Stig Lennart Lindewall

B. 1936-08-15, Adelsö, Sweden
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 1964 HP
Men's Individual Combined 61st 54th -6.16
Men's Team Combined 14th - 4
4.000000164


Adolf Valentin Lindfors

B. 1879-02-08, Finland; D. 1959-05-06
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 gold)
1912 1920 HP
Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) rd 4 gold 10200
600 9600 10200

Olympic Competitor nr 6176


Arthur Richard Lindfors

B. 1893-03-17, Finland; D. 1977-09-21
Greco-Roman Wrestling (2 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Middleweight (-75 kg) silver silver 12000
12000


Berndt Torbjörn Lindfors

B. 1932-10-21, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2009-02-19
Gymnastics (2 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 19th 15th 11.6
Men's Team All-Around bronze bronze 1280
Men's Floor Exercise 22nd 16th 1.7
Men's Horse Vault 95th 50th -
Men's Parallel Bars 87th sixth 160
Men's Horizontal Bar 9th 22nd 40.1
Men's Rings 7th 10th 125
Men's Pommeled Horse 18th 9th 40.64
1659.04


August Lindgren

Olympic Competitor nr 2589


(Harold) Blaine Lindgren

B. 1939-06-26, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; D. 2019-10-05
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles silver 6000
6000


Evert Eskil Lindgren

B. 1938-02-26, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 2007-06-20
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 76th -11.64
-11.64


Gerald Paul "Gerry" Lindgren

B. 1946-03-09, Spokane, Wash., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 10000 metres 9th 160
160


Gottfrid Lindgren

B. 1892-09-13, Malmö, Sweden; D. 1975-12-18
Freestyle Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Middleweight (-69 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


(Johan Hilmer) Ivan Lindgren

B. 1906-09-25, Lycksele, Sweden; D. 1989-08-19
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 18 kilometres 17th 4
4


Jean-Gunnar Lindgren

B. 1905-09-18, Falu Kristine, Sweden; D. 1983-02-23
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 1932 HP
Men's 5000 m fifth 1000
Men's 10000 m fourth sixth 2240
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:4th 102
3342


John Lindgren

B. 1899-11-08, Hedlunda, Sweden; D. 1990-01-30
Cross Country Skiing
1932 HP
Men's 50 km 8th 256
256


(Erik) Lennart (Henry) Lindgren

B. 1915-04-14, Malmö, Sweden; D. 1952-04-26
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:6th 0.364
Men's 4x100 metres Relay R1:3rd 68
68.364


Tauno Lindgren

B. 1911-12-04, Kemi, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1991-06-25
Road Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual ac 0.000015
0.000015


Thure Valdemar Lindgren

B. 1921-04-18, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden; D. 2005-09-02
Ski Jumping
1952 HP
Men's Individual 40th 0.00015
0.00015


Vilhelm Lindgrén

Olympic Competitor nr 5921


Wilhelm Lindgren

Olympic Competitor nr 2589bis


(Ernst) Anders (Gustav) Lindh

B. 1929-10-02, Örebro, Sweden; D. 1996-11-19
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 84th -
Men's Team All-Around 17th 1
Men's Floor Exercise sixth 160
Men's Horse Vault 13th 6.4
Men's Parallel Bars 67th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 83rd -
Men's Rings 100th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 160th -
167.4


Emil Lindh

Olympic Competitor nr 6959


Erik Lindh

Olympic Competitor nr 6928


Gustaf Lennart "Gösta" Lindh

B. 1924-02-08, Örebro, Sweden; D. 1984-01-04
Football (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Mats Ingemar Lindh

B. 1947-09-12, Orsa, Sweden
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Nils Lindh

B. 1889-10-23, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1957-02-06
Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined
1924 HP
Men's Ski Jumping 9th 240
Men's Nordic Combined dnf 0.015
240.015


Tor-Kristian Lindh

B. 1906-11-13, Helsinki, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1989-11-16
Sailing
1956 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 14th 16
16


Jens Hee Lindhardt

B. 1946-09-23, København, Denmark
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:5th 12
12


Aarne Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6186


Eric Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 5551


Gunnar Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6718


Inge Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 5900


Karl Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6929


Per Göran Christer Lindholm

B. 1953-06-13, Hässleholm, Sweden
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 1976 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 10th 11th 246
246


Raimo Allan Lindholm

B. 1931-11-17, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2017-11-20
Basketball
1952 1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 11th 39.25
39.25


Al Lindley

B. 1904-01-20, Minneapolis, Minn., USA; D. 1951-02-22
Rowing (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Eights gold 3200
3200


Kurt Lindlgruber

B. 1934-11-01, Steyr, Austria; D. 2013-10-20
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1964 1968 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres SF:4th 7th 234
234


Åke Leonard Lindman

B. 1928-01-11, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2009-03-03
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Bo Lindman

B. 1899-02-08, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1992-07-30
Modern Pentathlon & Fencing (1 gold, 2 silver)
1924 1928 1932 HP
Men's Individual gold silver silver 27000
Men's Épée Individual SF:9th 4.1
27004.1


Hans Lindman

Olympic Competitor nr 4737


Britta Lindmark

B. 1929-03-30, Stockholm, Sweden
Figure Skating
1952 HP
Pairs 12th 50
50


Edmund Lindmark

B. 1894-06-06, Umeå, Sweden; D. 1968-02-11
Gymnastics & Diving (1 gold)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system gold 1600
Men's Springboard fourth R1:5th 1617.2
3217.2


Else-Marie Lindmark

competed in 1964 as

Else-Marie Ljungdahl

B. 1942-06-11, Solna, Sweden
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 1964 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 metres sixth fifth 1640
Women's Kayak Doubles 500 metres sixth 480
2120


Rudolf Lindmayer

Olympic Competitor nr 2979


Dieter Lindner

B. 1937-01-18, Nebra, S-A, Germany
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 20 kilometres Walk disq. fourth silver 5600.64
5600.64


Lindner Éva

B. 1926-02-24, Budapest, Hungary
Figure Skating
1948 HP
Women's Singles 21st 0.96
0.96


Helga Lindner

B. 1951-05-05, Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming (1 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Women's 100 metres Butterfly 8th 256
Women's 200 metres Butterfly silver sixth 4640
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay fifth 250
5146


(Otto) Paul Lindpaintner d'Almeida

B. 1883-05-22, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1969-04-23
Tennis

Olympic Competitor nr 5016


Victoria Lindpaintner

B. 1918-02-13, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 1965-04-29
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Women's Singles 8th 384
384


Vic Lindquist

B. 1908-03-22, Wabigoon, Ont., Canada; D. 1983-11-30
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1932 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Albert Lindqvist

B. 1888-02-26, Lund, Sweden; D. 1961-03-28
Tennis
1920 HP
Men's Singles R1 0.00085
Mixed Doubles R1 2.04
2.04085


Atte Lindqvist

B. 1894-10-20, Vyborg, then and now in Russia, represented Finland; D. 1972-06-26
Diving
1924 HP
Men's Springboard (1 & 3m) QU:5th 17.2
17.2


Bengt Hugo Lindqvist

B. 1934-04-21, Eskilstuna, Sweden
Ice Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500

The reserve goalkeeper played just two minutes in the penultimate match, but was then allowed to play the entire last one, even if that was still an important one, a direct encounter for fifth place (=not the last one) against Germany.


Birgitta Kristina Lindqvist

B. 1942-07-24, Ragunda, Sweden; D. 2010-02-24
Cross Country Skiing
1972 HP
Women's 5 kilometres 32nd -2.40
Women's 10 kilometres 28th 0.0256
Women's 3x5 km Relay 8th 64
64.0296


Einar Lindqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 7003


Erik Lindqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 6909


(Max) Inge (Valentin) Lindqvist

B. 1935-03-13, Köla, Sweden
Ski Jumping
1960 HP
Men's Individual 29th 0.024
0.024


Johan Lindqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 4527


Sven Lindqvist

B. 1903-03-26, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1987-01-25
Football (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Football bronze 1280
1280


Thorsten Ivan Lindqvist

B. 1925-12-02, Säffle, Sweden; D. 2002-11-03
Modern Pentathlon
1952 HP
Men's Individual 9th 200
Men's Team silver 1000
1200


Yngve Lindqvist

B. 1897-06-24, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 1937-07-15
Sailing
1928 HP
6 metres Class 7th 200
200


Carol Oscar Eugen Lindroos

B. 1930-05-29, Pohja, Finland
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:25th 0.15
0.15


Lennart Lindroos

Olympic Competitor nr 5906


Mauno Johannes Lindroos

B. 1941-03-10, Ulvila, Finland; D. 2010-08-02
Weightlifting
1968 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+90 kg) sixth 960
960


Reino Oskari Lindroos

B. 1918-05-16, Vyborg, now in Russia, represented Finland; D. 1976-02-06
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26
26


Elmer Lindroth

Olympic Competitor nr 7310


Eric Emil Lindroth

B. 1951-09-12, Huntingdon Beach, Cal. USA; D. 2019-06-17
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


John Lindroth

Olympic Competitor nr 3756


Alexander Thomas Lindsay

B. 1936-12-18, London, England, Great Britain
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Eights Rep:2nd 136
136


Allan Shanks Lindsay

B. 1926-03-05, Shotts, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 2014-04-02
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:24th 0.24
0.24


David Lindsay

B. 1906-11-12, Wellington, New Zealand; D. 1943-12-12
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Men's 400 m Freestyle R1:3rd 4
Men's 1500 m Freestyle R1:4th 5.2
9.2


Hugh Murray Lindsay

B. 1938-08-23, London, England, Great Britain
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Michael Robert "Mike" Lindsay

B. 1938-11-02, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 2019-12-11
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 HP
Men's Shot Put fifth QU:19th 1502.4
Men's Discus Throw QU:31st 0.0096
1502.4096


Peter Stuart Lindsay

B. 1951-10-10, Oamaru, New Zealand
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Fours sixth 480
480


Robert Lindsay

B. 1890-04-18, London, England, Great Britain
Athletics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's 400 m QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4 x 400 m Relay gold 1600
1614.5


Frederick Robert "Robin" Lindsay

B. 1914-01-11, Delhi, India, represented Great Britain; D. 2011-04-06
Hockey (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's team silver 2000
2000


William L. C. Lindsay

B. 1916-03-03, from Dublin, Ireland, represented Great Britain
Hockey (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's team silver 2000
2000


Robert Lindsay-Watson

Olympic Competitor nr 3473


Agneta Elisabeth Lindskog

B. 1953-04-25, Stockholm, Sweden
Luge
1976 1980 HP
Women's Singles 18th 13th 42.24
42.24


Anders Lindskog

Olympic Competitor nr 5136


Gustaf Lindstrand

Olympic Competitor nr 6171


Vicke Lindstrand

B. 1904-11-27, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 1983-05-07
Art Competitions
1932 1936 HP
Sculpture, Medals 2 entries 76.84
Sculpture 3 entries 16.02
92.86


David Edward Lindstrom

B. 1948-09-29, Christchurch, New Zealand
Rowing
1972 1976 HP
Men's Coxless Fours fourth 1680
Men's Coxed Fours sixth
1680


Elof Lindström

B. 1897-12-17, Eksjö, Sweden; D. 1988-11-29
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:13th 38.4
38.4


Erik Valter Lindström

B. 1918-01-02, Örnsködsvik, Sweden; D. 1955-09-02
Ski Jumping
1948 HP
Men's Individual dnf 0.0000024
0.0000024


Georg Lindström

B. 1898-06-11, Grimsby, England, Great Britain, represented Sweden; D. 1960-04-14
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles R1:3rd 18.6
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:3rd 54.6
73.2


Gunnar Lindström

B. 1896-02-11, Eskjö, Sweden; D. 1951-10-06
Athletics (1 silver)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Javelin Throw sixth silver QU:14th 6984
6984


Herbert Lindström

Olympic Competitor nr 6131


Klas Artur Lindström

B. 1920-10-27, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 2009-06-02
Ice Hockey
1948 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Lisa Lindstrom

B. 1912-08-07, Jersey City, NJ, USA; D. 1994-06-22
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Women's 100 m Backstroke fifth 1500
1500


(Nils) Rune Lindström

B. 1944-05-26, Sollefteå, Sweden
Alpine Skiing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Downhill dnf 29th 0.016
Men's Giant Slalom 24th 16th 6.56
Men's Slalom 26th 11th 64.064
70.64


Seppo Vilhelm Lindström

B. 1941-05-16, Turku, Finland
Ice Hockey
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men"s Team fifth fifth fourth 1980
1980


Stig Lindström

B. 1904-09-09, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1975-12-15
Fencing
1932 HP
Men's Épée, Individual 12th 50
50


(Sven) Tommie Lindström

B. 1938-03-01, Stockholm, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:18th 3.2
3.2


Ulla Margareta Lindström

B. 1943-04-17, Huskvarna, Sweden
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 1964 HP
Women's Individual Combined 68th 50th -5.10
Women's Team Combined 11th 8th 80
80.000001000256


Erik Lindvall

B. 1895-03-08, Malmö,Sweden; D. 1973-06-05
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 100 m R1:3rd 0.023
0.023


(Lars) Orvar (Martin) Lindwall

B. 1941-08-10, Lund, Sweden
Fencing
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:5th -6.45
Men's Épée, Individual 7th Bar2 411.659
Men's Épée, Team QF fourth 9th 576
987.65900045


Tore Lindzén

B. 1914-02-27, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 2003-01-23
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Josef Linert

Olympic Competitor nr 7265


Stanley Campbell Lines

B. 1918-02-13, represented Bermuda; D. 1975-02-10
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 100 m R1:6th 0.000000012
Men's 200 m R1:4th 0.00012
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:5th 5.2
5.200120012


Ling Jing-Huan

B. 1927-04-07, Anhui, China, represented the Republic of China (Chinese Taipei); D. 2012-07-14
Basketball
1956 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Ling Peigeng

B. 1912-10-25, represented China
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:ac 3.607
3.607


Ling Te-Sheng

B. 1928-12-24, Renli, Taiwan, represented China (Chinese Taipei)
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Bjarne Lingås

B. 1933-01-07, Kristiansand, Norway; D. 2011-11-19
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-81 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Enrique Lingenfelder

represented Argentina
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights Rep:2nd 86
86


Andreas Linger

B. 1981-05-31, Hall, Tirol, Austria
Luge (2 gold, 1 silver)
2002 2006 2010 2014 HP
Doubles 8th gold gold silver 30480
Team 7th 100
30580

Together with his brother Wolfgang.


Wolfgang Linger

B. 1982-11-04, Hall, Tirol, Austria
Luge (2 gold, 1 silver)
2002 2006 2010 2014 HP
Doubles 8th gold gold silver 30480
Team 7th 100
30580

Together with his brother Andreas.


Hermann Lingnau

B. 1936-10-22, Kassel, Hessen, Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Shot Put 12th 60
60


Ulf Ragnar Ling-Vannérus

B. 1929-05-26, Uddevalla, Sweden
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Épée, Individual (QF) 16.9
16.9


Jiří Linhart

represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Swimming
1948 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:17th 6
6


Josef Linhart

B. 1944-05-15, Kladno, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Leopold Linhart

B. 1914-07-29, from Wien, represented Austria
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Men's Singles 11th 96
96


Vlastimil Linhart

B. 1927-11-13, represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:30th 0.015
0.015


Otto Linher

B. 1922-12-15, Zürs am Ahlberg, Austria; D. 1953-05-02
Alpine Skiing
1952 HP
Men's Downhill 28th 0.026
0.026


Nataliya Vladimirovna Linichuk

B. 1956-02-06, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Figure Skating (1 gold)
1976 1980 HP
Ice Dance fourth gold 10000
10000

Twice together with Gennady Karponosov.


Jean Link

B. 1938-09-03, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:5th 0.053
Men's Foil, Team R2 22.75
22.803


Karl Link

B. 1942-07-27, Herrenberg, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany in 1968
Cycling - Track (1 gold, 1 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team Pursuit gold silver 7800
7800


Alois Linka

B. 1899-04-24, Jičin, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1968-01-18
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 100 m R1:5th 0.000000000078
Men's 200 m R1:4th 0.00000012
0.000000120078


Karla Linke

B. 1960-06-29, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 100 m Breaststroke 8th 256
Women's 200 m Breaststroke fifth 1000
1256


Hermann Linkenbach

B. 1889-04-08, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1959-06-30
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 gold)
1928 HP
Dressage, Individual sixth 800
Dressage, Team gold 1600
2400


Yrjö Linko

Olympic Competitor nr 3757


Elo Ensio Linkovesi

B. 1947-04-08, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2006-11-07
Speed Skating
1972 HP
Men's 500 metres sixth 640
Men's 1500 metres 34th -2.16
640.0016


Edvard Linna

Olympic Competitor nr 3758


Evert Oscar Linné

B. 1910-09-01, Eskilstuna, Sweden; D. 1969-12-14
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 14th 24
24


Otto Linne

B. 1869-12-02, Bremen, Germany; D. 1937-06-04
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37


Joachim Linnemann

B. 1951-04-17, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Basketball
1972 HP
Men's Team 12th 20
20


Nicolaas "Moos" Linneman

B. 1931-06-11, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Boxing
1948 1952 HP
Men's Featherweight (-58 kg) R1 862.165
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) fifth
862.165


Harri Lauri Linnonmaa

B. 1946-07-30, Helsinki, Finland
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


(Arvo) Olavi Linnonmaa

B. 1920-05-30, Helsinki, Finland; D. 1995-05-25
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Tandem Rep:2nd 54
54


Pentti Tapio Akseli Linnosvuo

B. 1933-03-17, Vaasa, Finland; D. 2010-07-13
Shooting (2 gold, 1 silver)
1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 HP
Rapid-fire Pistol fifth fourth silver gold 11th 24495
Free Pistol - gold 13th - - 9638.4
34133.4


Emílio Gomes Lino

B. 1916-06-08, Lisboa, Portugal; D. 1958-03-03
Fencing
1948 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th 0.0000066
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 1.065
1.0650066


Linon

a horse
Equestrianism, Dressage (1 gold, 2 silver)
1928 1932 HP
Dressage, Individual silver silver 10000
Dressage, Team fourth gold 2000
12000

Twice ridden by Charles Marion


Konstantinos "Kostas" Linoxylakis

B. 1933-03-05, Athina, Greece; D. 2014-12-03
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team QR 0.595
0.595


Liselott Linsenhoff

B. 1927-08-27, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; D. 1999-08-04
Equestrianism - Dressage (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Dressage, Individual bronze 8th gold 14400
Dressage, Team silver gold silver 4500
18900

In 1956, both Germany and Switzerland ended on an equal total of 2346 points. Liselott Linsenhof's better place decided on silver for Germany. She was not in the team in 1960 and 1964 but returned to win three more medals in 1968 and 1972, when she rode the famous Swedish stallion Piaff on both occasions.
Her daughter Ann-Kathrin won team gold in 1988.


Fernand Joseph Linssen

B. 1928-10-14, Brussel, Belgium; D. 2011-06-19
Athletics
1948 1952 HP
Men's 200 m R1:4th R1:3rd 0.000198
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:dnf 2.5
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:4th 17
19.500198


Jean Linssen

B. 1904, from Antwerpen, represented Belgium; D. 1961
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon 42nd 0.00006
0.00006


Cornelius "Con" Linton

B. 1938-01-09, Nelson, New Zealand
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Soling) 21st 0.64
0.64


Ernest Linton

Olympic Competitor nr 2350


(Phyllis) Margaret Linton

B. 1929-06-29, Newport, Wales, Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay fifth 250
250


Marjorie Linton

B. 1917-05-20, Toronto, Ont., Canada; D. 1994-12-06
Swimming
1932 HP
Women's 100m Freestyle R1:5th 1.6
Women's 100m Backtroke R1:3rd 96
97.6


James Lintott

Olympic Competitor nr 4309


Oswald Lints

B. 1894-04-18, represented Belgium
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Dressage (1 bronze)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Three-day Event, Individual 10th 125
Three-day Event, Team bronze 640
Dressage, Individual 24th 0.2
Dressage, Team 8th 64
829.2


Robert Linzeler

Olympic Competitor nr 416


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2022-07-03

This page is part of the site "Full Olympians" by Herman De Wael. See here for a full Introduction.