Great Olympians

Biographies - NIS


Archie Nisbet

B. 1900-11-23, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1986-09-13
Rowing (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs silver 5000
5000


Nishi Takanobu

B. 1951-03-12, represented Japan
Archery
1976 HP
Men's Individual 8th 384
384


Takeichi, Baron Nishi

B. 1902-07-12, Furuya, Japan; D. 1945-03-22
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Jumping (1 gold)
1932 1936 HP
Jumping, Individual gold 20th 8001.25
Jumping, Team sixth 160
Three-Day Event, Individual 12th 50
Three-Day Event, Team dnf 4
8215.25


Nishi Teiichi

B. 1907-08-31, Kyoto, Japan; D. 2001-02-03
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:5th 2.29
Men's 4x400 metres Relay fifth 250
252.29


Nishida Junko

B. 1915-11-03, represented Japan
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Women's High Jump 14th 24
24


Nishida Katsuo

B. 1929-01-24, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Marathon 25th 0.15
0.15

He was enterd for the 50 km walk in 1968, but did not start.


Nishida Shuhei

B. 1910-03-21, Nachi, Japan; D. 1997-04-13
Track and Field (2 silver)
1932 1936 HP
Pole Vault silver silver 12000
12000


Nishide Yoshino

B. 1955-07-12, represented Japan
Aquatics - Diving
1976 HP
Men's Platform QU:16th 6.4
6.4


Nishidono Taro

represented Japan
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights Rep:3rd 164
164


Nishigawa Yoshimi

B. 1953-04-08, Ibaraki, Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 1972 1976 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke SF:15th 10
Women's 200 metres Backstroke R1:17th 4
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:16th 6.4
Women's 200 metres Individual Medley fifth 7th 1400
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay sixth R1:10th 185
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay sixth 7th 260
1865.4


Nishimoto Tetsuo

B. 1950-12-16, Hiroshima, Japan
Volleyball (1 gold)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team (gold) fourth 2800
2800


Nishimura Motoki

B. 1947-06-08, Chiba, Japan
Judo (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+93 kg) bronze 2080
2080


Nishimura Shozo

B. 1945-11-26, Hokkaido, Japan
Hockey
1968 HP
Men's Team (13th) 8
8


Nishino Yasumasu

B. 1925-01-22, Kochi, Japan; D. 2004-04-19
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke R1:19th 2.4
2.4


Algoth Niska

Olympic Competitor nr 5158


Hugo Olavi Niskanen

B. 1920-09-08, Kaavi, Finland; D. 2014-12-04
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 10000 metres 19th 1.6
1.6


Iivo Henrik Niskanen

B. 1992-01-12, Oulu, Finland
Cross-Country Skiing (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2014 2018 2022 HP
15 km Classical fourth gold 10000
50 km Classical, Mass Start gold 6500
50 km Free-style, Mass Start 10th
Skiathlon 25th 19th bronze 2561.7
Sprint 14th 16
Team Sprint gold silver 11700
Team Relay fifth fourth sixth 891
31668.7


Kerttu Elina Niskanen

B. 1988-06-13, Oulu, Finland
Cross-Country Skiing (3 silver, 1 bronze)
2014 2018 2022 HP
Women's Sprint 23th 0.256
Women's 10 km Classical eighth silver 4681.6
Women's 30 km Freestyle, Mass-start fourth bronze 5280
Women's 30 km Classical, Mass-start sixth
Women's Skiathlon seventh 16th fourth 2207.04
Women's Team Sprint silver fourth 4620
Women's Team Relay (4 x 5 km) silver fourth fourth 1980
18769.896


Borghild Solveig Niskin

B. 1924-02-19, Hole, Norway; D. 2013-01-18
Alpine Skiing
1948 1952 1956 HP
Women's Downhill 23rd dnf 9th 160.192
Women's Combined 19th 1.2
Women's Giant Slalom sixth 7th 1040
Women's Slalom dnf 11th 11th 128.026
1329.418


Dov Nisman

B. 1954-07-22, represented Israel
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 400 m Individual Medley 27th 0.06
0.06


Fernand Nisot

B. 1895-04-11, Brussel, Belgium; D. 1973-07-31
Football (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Team (gold) 500
500


Henry Nissen

B. 1906-11-26, Aalborg, Denmark; D. 1978-09-14
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 16th 9.6
9.6


Hildegard Hansen "Hilde" Nissen

B. 1921-05-06, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, lived in København, represented Denmark; D. 2015-11-04
Athletics
1948 HP
Women's 4x100 m Relay fifth 250
250


Regina Nissen

B. 1961-01-24, Flensburg, S-H, Germany, represented West Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle 27th 0.04
Women's 200 m Freestyle 34th -2.16
Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay 8th 64
64.0416


Mauno Aulis Nissinen

B. 1947-08-16, Oulu, Finland
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 1972 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 17th 35th 4.001
Men's Team All-Round 10th 25
29.001


Grete Nissl

B. 1911-11-30, Innsbruck, Austria
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Women's Alpine Combined 13th 38.4
38.4


Tomás Nistal Fernández

B. 1948-09-30, Valladolid, Spain
Cycling - Road
1972 HP
Men's Road Race 53rd -6.38
0.000000384


Massimo Nistri

B. 1955-10-10, Firenze, Italy
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 200 m Backstroke 16th 6.4
6.4


Maila Sinikka Nisula

B. 1931-03-18, Vyborg, now in Russia, then part of Finland
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 119th -
Women's Team All-Around 13th 6.4
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus fifth 250
Women's Floor Exercise 81st -
Women's Horse Vault 118th -
Women's Uneven Bars 130th -
Women's Balance Beam 85th -
256.4


Written 2012-03-05 - last modified 2022-07-04

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