Great Olympians

Biographies - MEI


Walther Meienreis

Olympic Competitor nr 6486


Adolf Meier

B. 1902-02-12, from St.Gallen, represented Switzerland; D. 1949-01-10
Athletics
1924 1928 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:17th QU:22nd 6.6
Men's Decathlon dnf dnf 0.00102
6.60102


Arthur Meier

B. 1925-01-22, represented Liechtenstein
Cross-Country Skiing
1948 HP
Men's 4x10 km Relay 11th 16
16


Günther Meier

B. 1941-07-26, Nürnberg, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2020-11-23
Boxing (1 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) QF 3981
Men's Light−Middleweight (-71 kg) bronze
3981


Heinz Meier

B. 1912-07-21, represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 45.5
45.5


Kersten Meier

B. 1954-02-23, Celle, NS, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2001-04-03
Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle 16th 6.4
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay (sixth) 64
70.4


Max Meier

B. 1936-05-20, Wil, Switzerland
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R3 79.13
79.13


Rudolf Meier

B. 1939-06-23, represented Switzerland
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+81 kg) R16 101.4
101.4


Walter Meier

B. 1927-08-03, Rogätz, S-A, Germany; D. 2017-03-25
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 HP
Men's Decathlon sixth 16th 969.6
969.6


Walther Meier

B. 1910-08-28, from Zürich, represented Switzerland
Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:4th 41
41


Werner Meier

B. 1949-05-31, represented Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:34th -2.16
0.0016


Willi Meier

B. 1907-04-13, Herten-Scherlebeck, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1979-03-19
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Long Jump fourth 2400
2400


Owen Leopoldo Meighan

B. 1944-02-07, Belize City, British Honduras (now Belize)
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:34th -2.24
0.0024


Alphonse Meignant

Olympic Competitor nr 6744


Barendina "Dientje" Meijer-Haantjes

B. 1918-03-17, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1994-10-05
Gymnastics
1948 HP
Women's Team All-Around fifth 500
500


Eduard Meijer

B. 1878-02-25, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1929-03-20
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo
1900 1904 1906 1908 HP
Men's 1500 m Freestyle R1:4th 1.56
Men's 4000 m Freestyle fifth 1000
Men's Water Polo R1 600
1601.56

Olympic Competitor nr 1380


Jaap Meijer

B. 1905-04-20, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1943-12-02
Track Cycling (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's Sprint silver 6000
6000


Johannes Michaël "Jan" Meijer

B. 1921-06-08, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1993-10-21
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 100 m R1:3rd 0.023
Men's 4x100 m Relay sixth 160
160.023


Karel Meijer

B. 1884-06-26, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Water Polo
1908 1912 1920 HP
Men's Water Polo fourth fifth 1111
1111

Olympic Competitor nr 3889


Herman Carel "Mans" Meijer

B. 1916-09-15, Sloten, the Netherlands; D. 1970-02-22
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - Applied Arts AC 2.873
2.873


Johan Meimer

B. 1904-06-19, Kehtna, Estonia, then part of Russia; D. 1944-12-10
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Javelin Throw 8th 384
Men's Decathlon 13th 38.4
422.4


Horst Meindl

B. 1946-02-06, Pfronten, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey
1968 HP
Men"s Team 7th 200
200


David Forbes Meineke

B. 1929-10-18, Dannhauser, South Africa; D. 2010-02-01
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Single Sculls Rep:3nd 102
102


Dieter Meinel

B. 1949-12-28, Klingenthal, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Cross-Country Skiing
1976 HP
Men's 30 kilometres 33rd -2.26
Men's 50 kilometres 33rd -2.26
0.00512


Ernst Meinhard

B. 1925-05-14, represented Switzerland
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 23rd 0.384
0.384


Martti Henrikki Meinilä

B. 1927-11-10, Saila, Finland
Biathlon
1960 HP
Men's 20 km 8th 384
384


Ak'ak'i Meipariani

B. 1918-02-28, Tbilisi, Georgia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1995-12-31
Fencing
1952 HP
Épée, Team R1:3rd 2.69
2.69


Nicolaas Lingen "Lin" Meiring

B. 1933-10-22, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke 8th 384
384


Joachim Meischner

B. 1946-08-13, Zwönitz, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Biathlon (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's 4x7.5 km Relay bronze 640
640


Willy Meisl

B. 1895-12-26, Wien, Austria; D. 1968-06-12
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Literature, Epic Works AC 359.3
Literature, Lyric Works AC 254.5
613.8


Jochen Meißner

B. 1943-05-08, Stuttgart, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Rowing (1 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Single Sculls silver 6125
Men's Double Sculls 10th
6125


Ernest "Ernie" Meissner

B. 1937-05-29, Beograd, Serbia, represented Canada; D. 2008-09-26
Aquatics - Diving
1960 HP
Men's Springboard fifth 1000
Men's Platform 22nd 0.4
1000.4


Frank Meissner

Olympic Competitor nr 5748


Paul Meissner

B. 1907-05-31, Wien, Austria; D. 1983-06-02
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 7.078
7.078


Alexandra Meissnitzer

B. 1973-06-18, Abtenau, Austria
Alpine Skiing (1 silver, 2 bronze)
1994 1998 2002 2006 HP
Downhill - 8th - 8th 512
Super-G - bronze fourth bronze 7392
Giant Slalom dnf silver fourth - 5600
13504


Alfred Meister

B. 1942-09-26, Merishausen, Switzerland
Rowing
1968 HP
Men's Coxless Fours fourth 1200
1200


Doris Meister

B. 1952-01-09, Großostheim, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke R1:30th 0.01
0.01


Gérard Meister

Olympic Competitor nr 4132


Paul Meister

B. 1926-01-20, Basel, Switzerland; D. 2018-12-17
Fencing (1 bronze)
1952 1956 1960 1964 HP
Épée, individual QF:8th 0.00039
Épée, Team bronze (QF) SF:4th 738.9
738.90039


Amadou Méité

B. 1949-11-28, represented Côte d'Ivoire; D. 2014-02-11
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:26th SF:6th 52.064
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:5th SF:7th 5.773
57.837


Josef Meixner

B. 1939-12-07, Bratislava, Slovakia, represented Austria
Shooting
1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Single Trap 9th 251.1006
Single Trap 37th 20th 16th
251.1006


Otto Meixner

Olympic Competitor nr 2531


Written 2000-11-30 - last modified 2022-06-27

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