Great Olympians

Biographies - RAJ


Dandamudi Rajagopal

B. 1916-10-16, Gandigunta, AP, (then British) India; D. 1981-08-06
Weightlifting
1948 1952 1956 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) 16th 249.6
Men's Heavyweight (+90 kg) 9th
249.6


Muniswamy Rajagopal

B. 1926-03-24, from Karnataka, represented India; D. 2004-03-03
Hockey (1 gold)
1952 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


August Rajala

Olympic Competitor nr 5800


Erkki Kalervo Rajala

B. 1923-03-12, Orimattila, Finland; D. 1977-12-05
Ski Jumping
1948 HP
Men's Individual dnf 0.0000024
0.0000024


Antti Juhani Rainer Rajamäki

B. 1952-07-14, Teuva, Finland
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:18th 2.56
Men's 4x100 m Relay SF:5th 32.5
35.06


Mailvaganam "Mary" Rajamani

B. 1943-11-11, Tapah, Perak, now Malaysia
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Women's 400 metres R1:18th 2.56
2.56


Onni Rajasaari

B. 1910-03-02, Hanko, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1994-11-12
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's Long Jump nm 0.605
Men's Triple Jump 11th 13th 134.4
135.005


Rajcsányi László

B. 1907-02-16, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1992-09-05
Fencing (3 gold)
1936 1948 1952 HP
Sabre, individual fourth 2000
Sabre, team gold gold gold 9600
11600

Member of the Hungarian Sabre team that won gold at Berlin, London and Helsinki.


Rajczy Imre

B. 1911-11-08, Szombathely, Hungary; D. 1978-03-31
Fencing (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Sabre, Team gold 1600
1600


Stanislav Rajdl

B. 1911-06-26, represented Czechoslovakia
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


Olga Rajkovič

B. 1913-04-13, represented Yugoslavia
Gymnastics
1936 HP
Women's Team combined fourth 800
800

The use of a č at the end of her name indicates Serbian, rather than Croat, nationality.


Trajko Rajković

B. 1937-12-07, Leskovac, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1970-05-28
Basketball (1 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team 7th silver 2200
2200


Rajnai Klára

B. 1953-11-21, Budapest, Hungary
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1976 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 metres bronze 2560
Women's Kayak Doubles 500 metres silver 3000
5560


Józef Rajnisz

B. 1932-03-03, Bytom, Poland
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Men's Individual Combined 72nd -10.40
Men's Team Combined 10th 25
25.00000000004


Jaswant Singh Rajput

B. 1926, Delhi, India; D. 2015-01-28
Hockey (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's team (gold) 800
800

He was on the team in 1952 but did not play.


Bernard (Rajzman)

B. 1957-04-25, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Volleyball (1 silver)
1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Team 7th fifth silver 2700
2700


Written 2001-01-29 - last modified 2022-12-15

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