Great Olympians

Biographies - RIS


Walter Stephen "Wally" Ris

B. 1924-01-04, Chicago, Ill., USA; D. 1989-12-25
Aquatics - Swimming (2 gold)
1948 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle gold 6400
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay gold 1600
8000


Arne Roald Risa

B. 1944-05-05, Bergen, Norway
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:39th -3.16
Men's 10000 metres R1:19th 1.6
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase 8th 384
385.60016


Lennart Kurt Risberg

B. 1935-04-16, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 2013-09-04
Boxing
1956 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-81 kg) R2 162
162


(Seth) Melcher Risberg

B. 1930-02-16, Offerdal, Sweden; D. 2001-08-31
Cross-Country Skiing
1964 1968 HP
Men's 50 kilometres 10th fifth 1100
1100


André Rischmann

Olympic Competitor nr 1660


Heinrich Rischtoff

Olympic Competitor nr 276


Umberto Risi

B. 1940-12-31, Roma, Italy
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:11th -2.65
0.0065


Werner Risi

B. 1940-07-15, Basel, Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:37th 0.0005
0.0005


Edward Risk Allah

B. 1913-08-21, represented Egypt
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team Rep2 2.87
2.87


Hector Riské

B. 1910-07-29, Temse, Belgium; D. 1984-12-21
Wrestling - Freestyle
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) 11th 96
96


Jeroom Marie Riske

B. 1919-08-14, temse, Belgium; D. 2000
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 164th -
Men's Floor Exercise 117th -19.10
Men's Horse Vault 118th -20.64
Men's Parallel Bars 158th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 173rd -
Men's Rings 169th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 158th -
-19.16


Rufat Asadovich Riskiyev

B. 1949-10-02, Oqqorgon, Uzbekikstan, represented the Soviet Union
Boxing (1 silver)
1976 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) silver 6000
6000


Antti Rissanen

B. 1931-04-28, Tuusniemi, Finland
Shooting
1964 HP
Men's Free Rifle 10th 150
150


Olavi Rissanen

B. 1893-03-21, Kuopio, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1893-03-21
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeple-chase FI:dns 240
240


Tauno Johannes Rissanen

B. 1921-09-25, Vyborg, then and now in Russia; D. 1975-06-26
Equestrianism - Jumping
1948 HP
Jumping, Individual 23rd 0.32
0.32


Eduardo Gilberto Risso Salaverria

B. 1925-02-25, Montevideo, Uruguay
Rowing (1 silver)
1948 1952 HP
Men's Single Sculls silver SF:3rd 6162
6162


Juan Nazareno Risso

B. 1942-09-03, General Pirán, Argentina
Football
1964 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Willy Rist

represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Diving
1948 HP
Men's Platform 23rd 0.256
0.256


Wolfram Ristau

B. 1953-10-26, Jüterbog, Brand., Germany, represented East Germany
Diving
1972 HP
Men's Platform QU:23rd 0.256
0.256


Bratislav Ristić

B. 1954-04-01, represented Yugoslavia
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) QF 861
861

The MADMen list him as being Serbian. Serbian Wikipedia says he is from Prokuplje, indeed in Serbia.


Vladeta Ristić

from Beograd, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs SF:2nd 1350
1350


Pekka Nestor Ristola

B. 1929-05-13, Iitti, Finland
Nordic Combined
1960 HP
Men's Individual fourth 2400
2400


Written 2001-02-15 - last modified 2022-08-06

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