Great Olympians

Biographies - RIT


Andrew James Allan "Andy" Ritchie

B. 1958-12-06, Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 400 m Individual Medley 7th 600
600


Major Josiah George Ritchie

B. 1870-10-18, Great Britain; D. 1955-02-28
Tennis (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1908 HP
Men's Singles gold 6000
Men's Singles, covered courts bronze 1950
Men's Doubles silver 2250
Men's Doubles, covered courts fourth 900
11100

Olympic Competitor nr 3151


Neil Ritchie

B. 1933-10-21, Auckland, New Zealand
Cycling - Track
1956 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Susana Isabel Ritchie

B. 1944-12-02, from Buenos Aires, represented Argentina
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Women's 200 metres R1:22nd 0.4
Women's 4x100 metres Relay R1:5th 32.5
32.9


Matti Ritola

B. 1902-01-01, Haapavesi, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1967-05-04
Cross-Country Skiing
1924 HP
Men's 18 km 11th 64
64


Vilho Eino ("Ville") Ritola

B. 1896-01-18, Peräseinäjoki, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1982-04-24
Track and Field (5 gold, 3 silver)
1924 1928 HP
5000 m silver gold 10400
10000 m gold silver 10400
3000 m Steeple-Chase gold dnf 9840
3000 m Team gold 1600
Cross-Country silver 5000
Cross-Country, Team gold 1600
38840


Rintje Ritsma

B. 1970-04-13, Lemmer, the Netherlands
Speed Skating (2 silver, 4 bronze)
1992 1994 1998 2002 2006 HP
500 m 27th - - - 0.03
1000 m 12th - - - 30
1500 m fourth silver bronze - 6760
5000 m - bronze silver - 5920
10000 m - 7th bronze - 2860
Team Pursuit (bronze) 64
15634

He tried in vain to qualify for the Dutch teams in 2002 and 2006, but when 5 riders were needed for the new event, the team pursuit, he did land one of those places. His friends tried to win him a gold medal, but a fall in the semi-finals meant he would only receive a bronze. Still, a sixth medal.


Werner Rittberger

B. 1891-07-13, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany; D. 1975-08-12
Figure Skating
1928 HP
Men's Singles dnf 6
6


Dieter Ritter

B. 1941-07-26, Geising, Sachsen, Germany
Biathlon
1964 HP
Men's 20 km 33rd -2.38
0.00384


Helen Ritter

B. 1957-08-02, represented Liechtenstein
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 1980 1984 HP
Women's 200 metres R1:35th -2.10
Women's 400 metres R1:37th -3.40
Women's 1500 metres R1:16th 6.4
6.4014


Hubert Ritter

B. 1886-03-17, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany; D. 1967-05-25
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37

His three entries have the same title (Stadion Leipzig), so I count it as only one.


Maria Ritter

B. 1957-08-02, represented Liechtenstein
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Women's 800 metres R1:34th -2.16
0.0016


Max Ritter

Olympic Competitor nr 3984


Ole Jørgen Phister Ritter

B. 1941-08-29, Slagelse, Denmark
Cycling - Road
1964 HP
Men's Road Race 74th -10.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 7th 300
300


P. Ritter

Olympic Competitor nr 1784


Reinhard Ritter

B. 1948-09-24, Haßloch, R-P, Germany, represented West Germany
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Individual Combined 44th 61st -4.16
Men's Team Combined fifth fifth 500
500.000016


Immo Rittmeyer

B. 1936-01-06, Rackwitz, Sachsen, Germany
Cycling - Road
1964 HP
Men's Road Race 54th -6.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 14th 12
12.00000024


Josef Ritz

B. 1899-12-14, Wien, Austria; D. 1943-07-31
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:6th 0.0034
0.0034


Per-Erik Ritzén

B. 1934-11-06, Malå, Sweden
Modern Pentathlon
1960 HP
Men's Individual 15th 12.5
Men's Team sixth 160
172.5


Wilhelm Ritzenhoff

Olympic Competitor nr 2876


Hans Ritzl

B. 1939-03-13, Innsbruck, Austria (then part of Germany)
Bobsleigh
1968 HP
Four−Man 13th 19.2
19.2


Written 2001-02-15 - last modified 2022-07-24

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