Great Olympians

Biographies - RIE


Peter Riebensahm

B. 1938-05-30, Braunsberg, now Braniewo in Poland, represented Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's High Jump QU:24th 0.24
0.24


Ewald Riebschläger

B. 1904-10-24, Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; D. 1993-10-29
Aquatics - Diving
1928 HP
Men's Springboard sixth 640
Men's Platform fifth 1000
1640


Hans-Dieter Riechel

B. 1934-12-18, Oberharz am Brocken, S-A, Germany; D. 2014-12-02
Biathlon
1964 HP
Men's 20 km 21st 0.96
0.96


Alfred Rieck

B. 1914-08-05, from Berlin, represented Germany; D. 2000-08-14
Rowing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Eights bronze 1280
1280


Louis George "Lou" Riecke, Jr.

B. 1926-10-02, New Orleans, Lou., USA; D. 2017-05-31
Weightlifting
1964 HP
Men's Middle−Heavyweight (-90 kg) dnf 2.4
2.4


Juan Antonio Rieckehoff

B. 1953-05-20, represented Puerto Rico
Equestrianism - Jumping
1976 HP
Jumping, Individual 20th 1.25
1.25


Alfons Riedel

B. 1901-07-31, Wien, Austria; D. 1969-04-01
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
0.083


Dieter Riedel

B. 1947-09-16, Gröditz, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Football (1 gold)
1976 HP
Men's Team (gold) 287
287


Eberhard Riedel

B. 1938-02-14, Lauter, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany in 1968
Alpine Skiing
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Downhill 16th dnf 6.4
Men's Giant Slalom 15th 41st 10.000064
Men's Slalom 18th 13th 28.16
44.560064


Ernest W. "Ernie" Riedel

B. 1901-07-13, New York, NY, USA; D. 1983-03-26
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater (1 bronze)
1936 1948 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000m fourth 1600
Men's Kayak Singles 10000m bronze 12th 2600
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m R1:5th 97.5
4297.5


Karl Riedel

B. 1913-03-13, from Klagenfurt, represented Austria
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxed Fours QF:2nd 127.5
127.5


Lars Riedel

Germany
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver)
1992 1996 2000 2004 HP
Discus Throw 14th gold silver 7th 16224
24 9600 6000 600 16224


William Frederick Riedell

B. 1904-02-22, New York, NY, USA; D. 1952-11-29
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Free Pistol 17th 6
6


Adolf Rieder

B. 1915-01-30, represented Switzerland
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-72 kg) 7th 600
600


Danielle Rieder

B. 1961-03-14, represented Switzerland
Figure Skating
1976 1980 HP
Women's Individual dnf 14th 24.96
24.96


Hedwig Gisela Rieder

B. 1920-03-20, represented Switzerland
Fencing
1948 1952 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:5th R1:5th 0.128
0.128


Josef Rieder

Olympic Competitor nr 5721


Josef "Josl" Rieder

B. 1932-12-03, Lermoos, Austria; D. 2019-06-15
Alpine Skiing
1956 HP
Men's Downhill dnf -10.10
Men's Slalom dnf -13.16
-10.10


Maurice Rieder

from Zürich, represented Switzerland
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Double Sculls QF 1350
1350


Richard Rieder

represented Switzerland
Weightlifting
1948 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) 22nd 0.6
0.6


Franz Riederer

from Tablat, represented Switzerland
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) 14th 24
24


Hans-Jürgen Riediger

B. 1955-12-20, Finterswalde, Brand., Germany, represented East Germany
Football (1 gold)
1976 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Karin Riediger

B. 1961-08-02, Duisburg, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Figure Skating
1980 HP
Women's Singles 13th 38.4
38.4


Eduard Riedl

B. 1901-08-20, from Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 800 m R1:6th 0.000057
0.000057


Hans Riedl

B. 1911, Wien, Austria
Sailing
1932 HP
One-person Dinghy (Snowbird) 10th 150
150


Josef Riedl

B. 1884-03-12, Wien, Austria; D. 1965-11-16
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
0.083


Kurt Riedl

B. 1898, represented Czechoslovakia
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Trap dnf 0.00002
Men's Trap, Team 12th 10
10.00002


Peter Riedl

B. 1910-08-15, from Wien, represented Austria
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team (sixth) 128
128


Rudolf Riedl

B. 1907-06-07, from Wien, represented Austria
Speed Skating
1928 HP
Men's 500 m 24th 0.16
Men's 1500 m 22nd 0.4
Men's 5000 m 26th 0.064
Men's 10000 m ac -
0.624


Daniel Riedo

B. 1942-02-22, Oberschrot, Switzerland
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles SF:6th 78
78


Erhard Riedrich

B. 1942-03-19, Ellenburg, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Canoeing - Sprint Kayak
1968 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres sixth 320
320


Christina "Tina" Riegel

B. 1965-08-25, Stuttgart, B-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Figure Skating
1980 HP
Women's Singles 18th 3.84
Pairs 8th 320
323.84


Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth Koren

B. 1984-08-01, Ski, Norway
Handball (2 gold, 1 bronze)
2008 2012 2016 HP
Women's Team gold gold bronze 11520
11520


Adolf Rieger

B. 1899-08-25, Berlin, Germany; D. 1956-06-12
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) silver 6000
6000


Franz Rieger

B. 1895, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1965
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Günther Rieger

B. 1939-03-04, Mühldorf, Austria (then part of Germany)
Cross-Country Skiing
1964 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 59th -7.16
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay 11th 16
16.000000016


Manfred Rieger

B. 1941-04-25, Zittau, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany in 1968 and 1972
Weightlifting
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+90 kg) 11th fourth 3996
Men's Super−Heavyweight (+110 kg) fifth
3996


Max Rieger

B. 1946-07-10, Mittenwald, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Alpine Skiing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Giant Slalom sixth 640
Men's Slalom 20th dnf 1
641


Peter Rieger

B. 1944-01-05, Neiße (now Nysa in Poland), represented East Germany
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Lightweight (-60 kg) R32 1.02
1.02


Rudolf Rieger

B. 1916-01-05, Brunn am Gebirge, Austria
Ski Jumping
1936 HP
Men's Ski Jumping 26th 0.096
0.096


Arnold O. Riegger

B. 1920-07-08, Bothell, Wash., USA; D. 1996-07-06
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Trap 30th 0.015
0.015


Elli Riehl

B. 1902-12-19, Villach, Austria; D. 1977-09-08
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 2.873
2.873


Karl-Hans Riehm

B. 1951-03-31, Konz, R-P, Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 10th fourth silver 9405
9405


August Rieke

B. 1935-05-26, Hiddenhausen, N-W, Germany
Cycling - Track
1960 HP
Men's Sprint QF 861
861


Klaus Riekemann

B. 1940-05-19, Dorsten, N-W, Germany
Rowing (1 gold)
1960 HP
Men's Coxed Fours gold 4800
4800


Morten Louis Rieker

B. 1940-12-11, Oslo, Norway
Sailing
1976 HP
Three-person Keelboat (Soling) 16th 6.4
6.4


Alberts Riekstiņš

B. 1907-01-30, Rīga, Latvia, then part of Russia; D. 2004-12-08
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 18 kilometres 67th 0.0000000004
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay 13th 6.4
6.4000000004


Bruno Riem

represented Switzerland
Modern Pentathlon
1948 HP
Men's Individual sixth 960
960


Hans-Jürgen Riemenschneider

B. 1949-05-04, Bad Nauheim, Hessen, Germany, represented West Germany
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1972 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 m 8th 192
192


Michel Riendeau

B. 1955-01-29, Montréal, Québ., Canada
Rowing
1976 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:4th 32
32


Nico Rienks

the Netherlands
Rowing (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Double Sculls gold bronze 16800
Men's Quadruple Sculls 9th 180
Men's Eights gold 8th 4992
21972


Heinrich Rienössl

B. 1877-06-04, Wien, Austria; D. 1939-12-18
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 190.9
190.9


Fernando José Riera Ros

B. 1940-04-20, Sueca, Spain
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Lightweight (-60 kg) R2 1.02
1.02


José Luis Riera Cavaller

B. 1916-09-30, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; D. 1987
Modern Pentathlon
1948 HP
Men's Individual 23rd 0.384
0.384


Lluis Rierola i Albó

B. 1896, Barcelona, Spain; D. 1970-09-01
Hockey
1928 HP
Men's Team QU:4th 164
164


Anthony "Tony" Ries, Jr.

B. 1939-09-27, Johannesburg, South Africa
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Lightweight (-57 kg) 11th 96
96


Anthony Michael "Tony" Ries, Sr.

B. 1913-11-23, Bloemfontein, South Africa; D. 1989-05-13
Freestyle Wrestling
1948 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67 kg) 10th 150
150


Georg Riesch

B. 1933-02-26, represented Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1956 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


Maria Riesch

competed in 2014 as

Maria Hoefl-Riesch

B. 1984-11-24, Germany
Alpine Skiing (3 gold, 1 silver)
2010 2014 HP
Combined gold gold 12800
Downhill 8th 13th 281.6
Super-G 8th silver 4256
Giant Slalom 10th dnf 100
Slalom gold fourth 8000
25437.6


Martin Riesen

B. 1926-07-08, represented Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1956 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


Paul Riesen

B. 1906-10-01, from Bern, represented Switzerland
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's High Jump 14th 24
24


Wolfgang Riesinger

B. 1951-01-08, Ostbevern, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:45th -4.10
0.00001


Hubert Riesner

B. 1946-08-18, Frankfurt an der Oder, Brand., Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Marathon 33rd -2.38
0.00384


Wilhelm Rietschel

B. 1911-01-26, Wurzen, Sachsen, Germany; D. 1941-12-18
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
0.083


Patrick Rieupeyrout

B. 1951-05-24, represented France
Sailing
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 18th 2.56
2.56


Carolina Rieuwpassa

B. 1949-02-07, Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 1976 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:39th R1:34th 0.00176
Women's 200 metres QF:7th R1:33rd 0.05956
0.06132


Written 2001-02-15 - last modified 2023-01-27

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