Great Olympians

Biographies - RYA


Sergey Ryabev

B. 1951-07-10, represented the Soviet Union
Speed Skating
1976 HP
Men's 1500 metres fourth 1600
1600

He is listed as being from Kazakhstan.


Yuliya Petrivna Ryabshynska

B. 1947-01-26, Peshchanka, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1973-01-13
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint (1 gold)
1972 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 m gold 6400
6400


Doreen Delores Ryan

B. 1931-09-27, Edmonton, Alb., Canada
Speed Skating
1960 1964 HP
Women's 500 metres 9th 10th 260
Women's 1000 metres 13th 11th 89.6
Women's 1500 metres 13th 16th 32
Women's 3000 metres 14th 24th 16.16
297.76


Elisabeth Mary Ryan

B. 1923-01-04, New York, NY, USA; D. 1998-05
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay (bronze) 64
64


Francis Ryan

B. 1908-01-10, Philadelphia, Penn., USA; D. 1977-10-14
Football
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Team R1 R1 52.76
52.76


Harry Edgar Ryan

B. 1893-11-21, Great Britain; D. 1961-04-14
Cycling (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Sprint (1000 m) bronze 3840
Tandem gold 8000
11840


J. Ryan

represented Ireland
Art Competitions
1924 HP
Literature AC 89.43
89.43


J.J. Ryan

B. 1893-02-23, Ballyglasheen, Ireland, then part of Great Britain; D. 1963-01-06
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 10000 m dnf 0.004
Men's Cross-Country dnf 0.00032
0.00432


Joe Ryan

Olympic Competitor nr 1930


John Ryan

B. 1934-09-09, represented Ireland
Judo
1964 HP
Men's Open Class Rep:2nd 1500
1500


John Sydney Ryan

B. 1944-02-23, from NSW, represented Australia
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R2:23rd 0.256
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay bronze 640
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay (fourth) 64
704.256


Kevin Barry Ryan

B. 1948-07-22, Auckland, New Zealand
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's Marathon dnf -9.60
0.0000000006


Matt Ryan

B. 1964-06-03, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Equestrianism - Eventing (3 gold)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Individual gold 8000
Team gold gold 4800
12800


Michael Ryan

B. 1943-07-26, Galway, Ireland
Fencing
1964 1968 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF:6th R1:5th 0.00340045
Men's Foil, Team R1:4th 1.3
Men's Épée, Individual R1:8th R1:6th 0.000000019
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 0.778
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th -4.26
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd 22.75
24.831426469


Michael A. B. Ryan

B. 1941-12-19, from Moorabbin, Vict., represented Australia; D. 2017-11-07
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles R1:37th -3.60
0.0006


Michael "Mick" Ryan

B. 1947-10-19, represented Ireland
Rowing
1976 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 7th 300
300


Michael James "Mike" Ryan

B. 1889-01-01, New York, NY, USA; D. 1971-12-27

Olympic Competitor nr 4537


Michael Robin "Mike" Ryan

B. 1941-12-26, Bannockburn, Scotland, represented New Zealand
Athletics (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Men's Marathon bronze 3840
3840


Noel Ryan

B. 1912, Manly, NSW, Australia; D. 1969-11-23
Swimming
1932 HP
Men's 100m Freestyle R1:4th 14.5
Men's 400m Freestyle SF:5th 130
Men's 1500m Freestyle fourth 1600
1744.5


Patrick James "Paddy" Ryan

B. 1881-01-04, Old Pallas, Ireland, then part of Great Britain, emigrated to the USA in 1910; D. 1964-02-13
Track and Field (1 gold, 1 silver)
1920 HP
Hammer Throw gold 9600
56-lb Weight Throw silver 6000
15600


Patrick Thomas "Pat" Ryan

B. 1951-02-06, represented Togo
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R1 1.02
1.02


Walter Ryan

from Montréal, represented Canada
Cross Country Skiing
1932 HP
Men's 50 km dnf 0.004
0.004


William "Will" Ryan

B. 1988-12-23, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Sailing (1 gold, 1 silver)
2016 2021 HP
Men's Two Person Dinghy (470) silver gold 13000
13000


William "Willie" Ryan

B. 1953-09-28, represented Ireland
Rowing
1976 1980 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs 7th 800
Men's Coxed Fours 7th
800


Aleksandr Ryazankin

B. 1949-07-21, represented the Soviet Union
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Written 2002-08-25 - last modified 2022-11-13

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