Great Olympians

Biographies - RAV


Pietro Rava

B. 1916-01-21, Cassine, Italy; D. 2006-11-05
Football (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Mario Ravagnan

B. 1930-12-18, Padova, Italy; D. 2006-12-13
Fencing (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Sabre, Team SF:3rd bronze (silver) 927
927


Giorgio Ravalli

B. 1925-05-20, represented Italy
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26
26


Gilbert Ravanel

B. 1900-04-27, Praz, Switzerland, from Chamonix, represented France; D. 1983-09-01
Cross-Country Skiing & Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined
1924 HP
Men's 18 km 20th 1
Men's Ski Jumping 22nd 0.6
Men's Nordic Combined 18th 3.84
5.44


Joe Ravannack

Olympic Competitor nr 1893


Giuseppe Ravano

B. 1943-02-05, Rapallo, Italy
Equestrianism - Eventing
1964 1968 HP
Three-day Event, Individual 14th dnf 20.000002
Three-day Event, Team gold dnf 1600
1620.000002


Michel Ravarino

B. 1906-01-23, Monaco, Monaco
Art Competitions & Shooting
1928 1932 1936 1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
Rapid-Fire Pistol AC 0.0026
Small-Bore Rifle 36th 36th 0.00192
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone 77th
73.37452

Artists have the possibility of a very long career, but this competitor entered the artistic competitions aged 22, and only then switched to shooting, where he competed until age 54.


Jean-François Marie Ravelinghien

B. 1947-09-15, Tourcoing, France; D. 2004-04-20
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:18th 2.56
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:15th 10
12.56


Jean-Louis Ravelomanantsoa

B. 1943-03-30, Antananarivo, Madagascar; D. 2016-09-27
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:6th 8th SF:6th 308.00000017
Men's 200 metres R1:8th R1:5th 0.000160091
Men's 4x100 metres Relay R1:6th 0.091
308.091160261


Hans Eduard Fritz Ravenborg

B. 1921-04-05, Hamburg, Germany; D. 2008-07-30
Sailing
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 8th 256
256


Gino Ravenna

Olympic Competitor nr 3976


Art Ravensdale

B. 1911, Manchester, Great Britain, represented Canada; D. 1975-11-15
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles R1:4th 25.8
25.8


Marcus Ravenswaaij

B. 1862-08-06, Kralingen, the Netherlands; D. 1919-03-14
Shooting
1900 HP
Men's Free Rifle, combined 9th 160
Men's Free Rifle, standing 14th 4
Men's Free Rifle, kneeling fifth 250
Men's Free Rifle, prone 14th 4
Men's Free Rifle, team fifth 250
668

Olympic Competitor nr 1253


Gwendolen Mary "Gwen" Raverat

B. 1885-08-26, Cambridge, England, Great Britain; D. 1957-02-11
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - Graphic Arts AC 2.873
2.873

Her maiden name was Darwin, she was a granddaughter of the Biologist Charles Darwin.


(Johan) Albert Ravila

B. 1897-12-28, Helsinki, Finland; D. 1980-06-28
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 7th 600
600


Leonard "Leo" Ravilo

B. 1907-09-25, Turku, Finland; D. 1975-10-11
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Rapid−fire Pistol fifth 1500
1500


Claude Ravinet

B. 1943-03-24, Bruxelles, Belgium
Hockey
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team R1:6th 9th 106
106


Jørgen Ravn

Olympic Competitor nr 6118


Viktor Ravnik

B. 1941-10-19, Jesenice, Slovenia, represented Yugoslavia
Ice Hockey
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team 14th 9th 11th 120
120


Camille Ravot

B. 1873-12-20, Villenauxe-la-Grande, France; D. 1945
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Sculpture 2 works 53.61
53.61

One of his works was a collaboration with Raoul Lamourdedieu.


Dominique Ravoux

B. 1878-04-05, Langeac, France; D. 1950-12-05
Artistic Gymnastics
1900 HP
Men's Individual combined 32nd -2.60
0.006

Olympic Competitor nr 1078


Fernand Ravoux

B. 1876-04-08, Cambrai, France; D. 1950-11-15
Artistic Gymnastics
1900 HP
Men's Individual combined 27th 0.06
0.06

Olympic Competitor nr 1073


Ravsalyn Otgonbayar

B. 1955-05-31, represented Mongolia
Boxing
1976 1980 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R1 R1 2.806
2.806


Written 2001-01-29 - last modified 2022-12-04

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