Great Olympians

Biographies - POH


Poh Kimseng

B. 1912-04-06, represented China; D. 1980-07
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:5th 0.00000039
Men's 200 metres R1:4th 0.033
Men's 4x100 metres Relay R1:6th 2.5
2.53300039


Toivo Pohjala

B. 1888-02-01, Nakkila, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1969-08-23
Freestyle Wrestling
1924 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+87 kg) SF 1500
1500


Arvi Pohjanpää

Olympic Competitor nr 3763


Aarne Pohjonen

Olympic Competitor nr 3764


Ernest Pohl

B. 1932-11-03, Zabrze, Poland; D. 1995-09-12
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Klaus Jürgen Pohl

B. 1941-08-01, Demmin, M-V, Germany, represented East Germany
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1968 1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-70 kg) 11th 1056
Men's Welterweight (-74 kg) sixth
1056


Leonhard "Leo" Pohl

B. 1929-07-18, Allenstein, East Prussia (now Olsztyn in Poland), represented Germany; D. 2014-04-23
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Men's 200 metres SF:4th 328
Men's 4x100m Relay bronze 640
968


Marlis Pohl

B. 1955-10-16, Rostock, M-V, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 400 m Individual Medley 13th 25.6
25.6


Bohuslav Pohl-Polenský

Olympic Competitor nr 2871


Otto Pohla

B. 1899-03-20, Hageri, Estonia, the part of Russia; D. 1941-07
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1928 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) fifth 1230
1230


Ralph Pöhland

B. 1946-06-08, Klingenthal, Sachsen, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2011-02-07
Nordic Combined
1972 HP
Men's Individual 10th 150
150

He was one of the favourites for the 1968 title, but he fled East Germany just prior to the Olympics and was not allowed to participate for West Germany.


Emil Pohle

B. 1885-08-27, Hedersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; D. 1962-03-30
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37

His two entries could very well be the same, since they have very similar titles, one in German (Sport und Kampfanlage), the other in French (terrain de Sport et de Jeux).


Barbara Pohlmann

competed in 1976 as

Barbara Lewe-Pohlmann

and in 1984 as

Barbara Schüttpelz

B. 1956-09-09, Emsdetten, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1976 1980 1984 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 metres silver 4000
Women's Kayak Doubles 500 metres fifth bronze 2937
Women's Kayak Fours 500 metres fifth 500
7437

She was (briefly) married to Detlef Lewe.


Ottokar Pohlmann

B. 1912-07-25, Czersk, Poland, represented Germany
Equestrianism - Eventing
1960 HP
Eventing, Individual dnf -10.32
Eventing, Team dnf -
-10.32


Paula Pöhlsen

B. 1913-09-11, from Hamburg, represented Germany
Gymnastics (1 gold)
1936 HP
Women's Team combined gold 3200
3200


Josef Pohnetal

B. 1925-03-14, Judenburg, Austria; D. 2008-06-17
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 8x10-17
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
Men's Team Pursuit R2:2nd 44.53
44.53


Written 2011-10-08 - last modified 2022-08-25

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