Great Olympians

Biographies - REI


Adolf Reich

B. 1901-11-15, from Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles R1:4th 1.86
1.86


František Reich

B. 1929-10-31, žilina, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing
1952 1956 HP
Men's Single Sculls 2Rep:3rd 572
Men's Double Sculls Rep:3rd
572


Hans-Joachim Reich

B. 1930-04-18, (East) Berlin, Germany; D. 2016-01-16
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 HP
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle QU:6th 4
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay fifth 250
254


Herbert Reich

B. 1938-07-18, München, Bay., Germany
Sailing
1964 HP
5.5 metres Class fifth 1000
1000


Jakob Reich

B. 1890, represented Switzerland
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Small-Bore Rifle 7th 600
Men's Free Rifle, prone 31st 0.008
Men's Free Rifle, team fourth 400
1000.008


Jean Reich

Olympic Competitor nr 2479


Maybelle Reichardt

B. 1907-05-27, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1999-11-04
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Women's Discus Throw 7th 600
600


Frank William "Bill" Reichart

B. 1935-07-03, Winnipeg, Canada, represented the USA
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Claudia Reiche

B. 1951-05-13, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Diving
1968 HP
Women's Platform 23rd 0.256
0.256


François Étienne "Frantz" Reichel

B. 1871-03-16, Paris, France; D. 1932-03-24
Athletics - Track & Field & Rugby (1 gold)
1896 1900 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:3rd 820
Men's 110 m Hurdles FI:dns 2400
Men's Team gold 3200
6420

Olympic Competitor nr 36


Hans-Jörg "Jörg" Reichel

B. 1922-07-20, Klagenfurt, Austria; D. 2013-12-24
Ice Hockey & Water Polo
1948 1952 HP
Ice Hockey Men's Team 7th 200
Water Polo Men's Team R2:4th 7.25
207.25


Rudolf Reichelt

Olympic Competitor nr 6793


Kurt Reichenbach

Olympic Competitor nr 6267


Ralf Reichenbach

B. 1950-07-31, Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 1998-02-12
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Men's Shot Put 13th QU:13th 76.8
76.8


Rosemarie Reichenbach

B. 1935-04-26, Gstaad, Switzerland
Alpine Skiing
1956 HP
Women's Downhill 15th 10
10


Willy Reichenbach

represented Switzerland
Boxing
1920 HP
Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


William "Willie" Reichenstein

B. 1947-12-07, represented Great Britain
Canoeing - Sprint Canadian
1976 1980 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 500 metres Rep:5th 64
Men's Canadian Singles 1000 metres Rep:4th Rep:5th 60.8
124.8


Brigitte Reichert

B. 1946-05-04, Berlin, Germany
Speed Skating
1964 HP
Women's 500 metres 21st 0.64
Women's 1000 metres 25th 0.1
0.74


Klaus Reichert

B. 1947-06-03, Hanau, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Fencing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF:5th Bar1 20.993
Men's Foil, Team (fifth) gold silver 3450
3470.993


Oscar Alfred Reichert

represented the USA
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - Architectural Designs AC 9.437
9.437


Ossi Reichert

B. 1925-12-25, Sonthofen, Germany; D. 2006-07-16
Alpine Skiing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1952 1956 HP
Giant Slalom 8th gold 6656
Slalom silver DQ 4000
Downhill 20th 1
10657


Wilhelm Reichert

B. 1896-03-31, Addis Ababa, Abessinia (now Ethiopia), lived in Mannheim, represented Germany
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Eights QF 540
540


Rudolf Reichling

B. 1924-09-23, Zürich, Switzerland; D. 2014-11-23
Rowing (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Coxed Fours silver 3000
3000


Alena Reichová

B. 1933-07-27, Plzeň, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2011-06-21
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 47th 39th -
Women's Team All-Around bronze fifth 890
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus sixth 7th 260
Women's Floor Exercise 69th 57th -
Women's Horse Vault 49th 35th -
Women's Uneven Bars 19th 29th 0.404
Women's Balance Beam 91st 36th -
1150.404


(Charlotte) Anne Reid

B. 1945-05-17, Queenstown, New Zealand
Alpine Skiing
1968 HP
Women's Downhill 37th -3.40
Women's Giant Slalom 42nd -4.40
Women's Slalom 30th 0.01
0.01044


Audrey Reid

B. 1952-03-25, Bunkers Hill, Jamaica
Athletics
1968 1972 1976 HP
Women's High Jump QU:15th 11th 21st 111.96
111.96


Bevis Maria Anael Reid

B. 1919-06-13, represented Great Britain; D. 1997-07-04
Athletics
1948 HP
Women's Shot Put 8th 384
Women's Discus Throw 14th 24
408


Fred Reid

B. 1909-06-29, West Bridport, England, Great Britain; D. 1991-06-26
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:dnf 0.0026
0.0026

Born in England, schooled in Basutoland (now Lesotho) and studying in Edinburgh (Scotland) when he competed in the Olympics, representing Great Britain. He then went back to South Africa and would die in Johannesburg. He represented Rhodesia in the 1979 World Veterans Championship and won the 100 m in the 70-74 age group.


Graeme Reid

B. 1948-06-15, represented Australia
Hockey (1 silver)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team (fifth) silver 2128
2128


James Reid

B. 1875-03-08, Buckie, Scotland, Great Britain; D. 1957-03-19

Olympic Competitor nr 5119


James J. Reid

B. 1883 in Ireland, then part of Great Britain; D. 1935-01-13 in Dublin

Olympic Competitor nr 3509


Joseph "Joe" Reid

B. 1905, Manchester, England, Great Britain
Freestyle Wrestling
1932 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56  kg) fifth 1500
1500


John Sidney Reid

B. 1918-11-27, Atlanta, Geor., USA; D. 1954-05-17
Sailing (1 silver)
1952 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Star) silver 5000
5000


Michael "Mick" Reid

B. 1938-07-03, Dublin, Ireland
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Light−Middleweight (-71 kg) R3 79.13
79.13


Robert Harley Reid, Sr.

B. 1898-05-27, Berlin, NH, USA; D. 1990-04-11
Cross Country Skiing
1932 HP
Men's 50 km 20th 1
1


Robert W. Reid

B. 1932-12-21, Glasgow, Scotland, lived in Melbourne, represented Australia; D. 2007-11-21
Ice Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


Rudolph T. "Rudy" Reid

B. 1952-11-13, San Juan, Trinidad & Tobago
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:52nd -6.40
0.0000004


Charles Reidpath

Olympic Competitor nr 6314


Nicolás Reidtler

B. 1947-12-05, represented Venezuela
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -22.24
-22.24


Josef "Sepp" Reif

B. 1937-09-05, München, Bay., Germany, represented the Federal Republic in 1968
Ice Hockey
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Team sixth 7th 7th 720
720


Charles Reiff

B. 1940-12-27, Dudelange, Luxembourg; D. 1964-12-24
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) R2 1.088
1.088


Gaston Étienne Ghislaine Reiff

B. 1921-02-24, Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium; D. 1992-05-06
Athletics (1 gold)
1948 1952 HP
Men's 5000 m gold FI;dnf 6410
6410


Pat Reiffenstein

Olympic Competitor nr 1921


Ernests Reihmanis

B. 1900, from Riga, represented Latvia
Weightlifting
1924 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) 14th 24
24


Seppo Reijonen

B. 1944-04-29, Sortavala, Karelia (now in Russia), represented Finland
Ski Jumping
1968 HP
Men's Large Hill 40th -3.10
0.0001


Olavi Johannes "Olli" Reikko

B. 1927-01-10, Porin maalaiskunta, Finland; D. 2005-06-23
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Decathlon 13th 38.4
38.4


Karl Reilin

Olympic Competitor 3378


William L. "Bill" Reilly

B. 1943-02-28, Long Beach, NJ, USA
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:5th 25.8
25.8


James Reilly

Olympic Competitor nr 5628


Mario Reilly

B. 1905-05-15, represented Argentina
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) R1 1.165
1.165


Owen Reilly

B. 1937-01-21, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
Boxing
1956 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) QF 861
861


Terrence "Terry" Reilly

B. 1947-10-24, represented Australia
Archery
1972 1976 HP
Men's Individual 15th 26th 15.096
15.096


Elmar Reimann

B. 1893-01-02, Tartu, Estonia, represented Russia in 1912

Olympic Competitor nr 6635


Hans-Georg Reimann

B. 1941-08-24, Starrischken (now Stariškė in Lithuania), represented Germany in 1964 and East Germany in 1968 to 1976
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's 20 kilometres Walk 12th 7th bronze silver 9000
9000


Michael Reimann

B. 1952-02-03, Magdeburg, S-A, (then East) Germany, represented West Germany
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 7th 500
500


Erwin Reimer

B. 1914-05-29, represented Chile
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Decathlon dnf 0.0384
0.0384


Egill Reimers

Olympic Competitor nr 7166


Jens Reimers

B. 1941-08-15, Salzwedel, S-A, Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2001-11-19
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:19th 2.4
2.4


Raymar Reimers

B. 1940-12-10, Reinbek, S-H, Germany, represented West Germany
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-81 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


Egbert Reimsfeld

Olympic Competitor nr 6762


Bernard Rein

B. 1897-11-19, Tallinn, Estonia, then part of Russia; D. 1976-11-09
Football
1924 HP
Men's Football R1 0.85
0.85


Edy Reinalter

B. 1920-12-24, St. Moritz, Switzerland; D. 1962-11-19
Alpine Skiing (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's Downhill 22nd 0.3
Men's Combined 10th 75
Men's Slalom gold 6400
6475.3


Anton Reinartz

B. 1926-12-26, Köln, N-W, Germany; D. 2002-10-31
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Michael Reinartz

B. 1928-12-24, Köln, N-W, Germany; D. 2001-01-20
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Stefan Reinartz

B. 1925-09-20, Köln, N-W, Germany; D. 2007-07-05
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Robert Miles Sloman Reincke

B. 1898-03-17, Hamburg, Germany; D. 1973-08-08
Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Jan Reinderman

B. 1886-04-17, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1964-07-31
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1924 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R4 101.4
101.4


Franz Reindl

B. 1954-11-24, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Team bronze Prel:5th fifth 2029.5
2029.5


Stefania Reindl

B. 1922-02-24, Kraków, Poland; D. 1993-03-11
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 38th -
Women's Team All-Around 8th 64
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 14th 4
Women's Floor Exercise 26th 0.016
Women's Horse Vault 18th 0.64
Women's Uneven Bars 29th 0.004
Women's Balance Beam 94th -
68.66


Heidemarie "Heidi" Reineck

B. 1952-02-15, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany
Aquatics - Swimming (3 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle R1:26th fifth 1000.064
Women's 200 metres Freestyle R1:20th 1
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay R1:12th bronze 650
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay bronze bronze 1280
2931.064


Thomas Reineck

B. 1967-11-18, Klausdorf an der Schwentine, Schleswig-Holstein, (then West-)Germany, represented the Federal Republic of Germany in 1988
Canoeing, Kayak (2 gold)
1988 1992 1996 HP
Men's Fours, 1000 m sixth gold gold 10080
10080


Heiko Reinemer

B. 1945-04-14, Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Men's Individual All-Round 51st -6.64
Men's Team All-Round 8th 64
64.00000064


Franz Reiner

B. 1912-11-26, represented Switzerland
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1948 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m R1:6th 39
39


Jon Reinert Reinertsen

B. 1946-03-23, Oslo, Norway
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team (9th) 50
50


Willi Reinfrank

B. 1903-05-30, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; D. 1943-01-01
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) fifth 1500
1500


Toivo Reingoldt

B. 1906-03-15, Kotka, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1941-09-28
Swimming
1932 HP
Men's 200m Breasttroke SF:5th 240
240


Alois Reinhard

from Luzern, represented Switzerland
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs Rep2 1025
1025


Francis Reinhard

B. 1944-05-20, represented Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Delia Reinhardt

B. 1947-08-27, Berlin, Germany
Aquatics - Diving
1964 HP
Women's Platform 10th 100
100


Edgar Reinhardt

B. 1914-05-21, Mühlheim an der Ruhr, N-W, Germany; D. 1985-01-11
Handball (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Karl Max Reinhardt

from Berlin, represented Germany
Bobsleigh
1928 HP
Men's Four/Five 18th 1.92
1.92


Wolfgang Reinhardt

B. 1943-05-06, Göppingen, B-W, Germany; D. 2011-06-11
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's Pole Vault silver 6000
6000


Philippe Charles Gustave Reinhart

B. 1924-12-26, Sainte-Adresse, France; D. 2016-07-16
Sailing
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 14th 16
16


Henry Reinholt

Olympic Competitor nr 5276


Aarne Eemeli Reini

B. 1906-08-06, Vaasa, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1974-02-23
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 silver)
1932 1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61  kg) silver 8400
Men's Lightweight (-66  kg) fourth
8400


Karl Reiniger

B. 1910-04-09, represented Switzerland; D. 1995-05-25
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 50 kilometres Walk 7th 600
600


Aulis Aleksanteri Reinikka

B. 1915-10-21, Kurikka, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1998-03-04
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Pole Vault QU:26th 0.096
Men's Decathlon 11th 96
96.096


Ilmari Reinikka

B. 1906-08-10, Kurikka, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1978-07-31
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's High Jump fifth 1500
1500


Rica Reinisch

Germany
Swimming
1980 HP
100 m Backstroke gold 6400
200 m Backstroke
4 x 100 m Medley Relay


Heimo Reinitzer

B. 1943-09-24, Graz, Austria
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:22nd QU:27th 0.66
0.66


Arthur Reinmann

B. 1901, Oberaargau, Switzerland; D. 1983
Weightlifting (1 bronze)
1924 1928 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) bronze fifth 5340
5340


Ignacio Reinosa

B. 1944-05-09, represented Puerto Rico
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Discus Throw QU:25th 0.15
0.15


Johannes Reinwaldt

Olympic Competitor nr 5765


Hélder Santos da Costa Reis

B. 1946-04-01, Lisboa, Portugal
Fencing
1968 HP
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 0.778
0.778


Siegfried Reischies

B. 1909-07-10, Ragnit, East Prussia (now Neman, Kaliningrad in Russia), represented Germany; D. 1982-12-12
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team Rep2 2.87
2.87


Carl Reiser

B. 1877-06-05, Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany; D. 1950-06-17
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Fritz Reiser

Olympic Competitor nr 4536


Glenda Reiser

B. 1955-06-16, Ottawa, Ont., Canada; D. 2008-01-06
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 1500 metres SF:13th 25.6
25.6


Walter Reiser

B. 1923-12-29, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Cycling - Road
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual 25th 0.125
Men's Road Race, Team sixth 160
160.125


Josef Reisinger

B. 1940-02-13, Wien, Austria (then part of Germany); D. 2003-04-26
Speed Skating
1964 HP
Men's 1500 metres 51st -6.64
0.00000064


Karl Reisinger

B. 1936-04-08, from Graz, represented Austria
Judo
1964 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) R1:2nd 79.13
79.13


Ctibor Reiskup

B. 1929-04-14, Liptovský Peter, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Eights SF:3rd 410
410


Walter Reisp

B. 1910-11-05, Graz, Austria
Handball (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Ole Reistad

B. 1898-06-26, Oslo, Norway; D. 1949-12-22
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Pentathlon 14th 16
16


Erle Charles Reiter

B. 1916-12-29, Minneapolis, Minn., USA; D. 2008-12-03
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Men's Singles 13th 38.4
38.4


Jiří Reitman

B. 1905, represented Czechoslovakia
Water Polo
1924 HP
Men's Water Polo fifth 340
340


Edmund Reitter

B. 1904-04-21, Bratislava, Slovakia, then part of Hungary, represented Austria; D. 2005-03-17
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Sculpture - Statues ac 2.274
2.274


Hildegard Reitter

B. 1936, represented Austria
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 124th -20.16
Women's Team Combined 15th 2.5
2.5


Carel Godfried "Calie" Reitz

B. 1927-02-20, Pretoria, South Africa; D. 2016-08-26
Freestyle Wrestling
1948 1952 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) fourth sixth 3360
3360


Christian Reitz

B. 1987-04-29, Löbau, Sachsen, (then East-)Germany
Shooting (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2008 2012 2016 2021 HP
Men's Air Pistol fifth 400
Mixed Team Air Pistol 12th 30
Men's Rapid Fire Pistol bronze sixth gold fifth 19875
Men's Free Pistol 7th 400
20705


Heinrich Reitz

Olympic Competitor nr 1673


Written 2002-10-29 - last modified 2022-09-01

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