Great Olympians

Biographies - SAM


Sam

a horse
Equestrianism (3 gold, 1 silver)
2012 2016 HP
Eventing, individual gold gold 16000
Eventing, team gold silver 2600
18600

Ridden by Michael Jung.


Miguel Samacá Hernández

B. 1946-05-18, Tuta, Colombia
Cycling - Road
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Road Race dnf 8th dnf 384
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 21st 0.48
384.48


José Roberto Samalot Guzmán

B. 1947-03-24, represented Puerto Rico
Fencing
1976 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:6th -5.24
0.0000024


Frederick Ameen "Fred" Samara

B. 1950-04-06, New York, NY, USA
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's Decathlon 15th 15
15


Spasoje Samardžić

B. 1942-05-20, Kraljica, Kosovo, part of Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Football
1964 HP
Men's Team (sixth) 162
162

I have taken the decision to call Kosovar only the athletes of Albanian ethnicity. This person's first and last name are both Slavic, so I shall call him Serbian.


Sayed Samat

B. 1949-09-12, represented Malaysia
Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team (8th) 128
128


Jean-Pierre Samazeuilh

B. 1891-01-17, Bordeaux, France; D. 1965-04-13
Tennis
1920 HP
Men's Singles R2 0.85
Men's Doubles R2 39.56
40.41


Bill Sambell

B. 1910-10-29, Melbourne, Australia, represented Great Britain; D. 1974-03-27
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Renzo Sambo

B. 1942-01-17, Treviso, Italy; D. 2009-08-10
Rowing (1 gold)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs gold 8048
Men's Coxed Fours 11th
8048


Carlos T. Sambuceti

represented Argentina
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs Rep:3rd 65
65


Alois Samec

B. 1906-02-12, represented Czechoslovakia
Wrestling - Freestyle
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-72 kg) 14th 24
24


Heinz Sames

B. 1911-07-10, Berlin, Germany; D. 1943
Speed Skating
1936 HP
Men's 500 metres 28th 0.0256
Men's 1500 metres 27th 0.04
Men's 5000 metres 13th 25.6
Men's 10000 metres 15th 10
35.6656


Pierre Samiac

B. 1861-11-07, Balaguères, France; D. 1928-02-03
Fencing
1900 HP
Men's Foil for Masters, Individual Rep:ac 0.6
0.6

Olympic Competitor nr 369


Zeki Şamiloğlu

B. 1937-01-29, Sarıkamış, Turkey
Alpine Skiing
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Downhill 58th 71st -7.26
Men's Giant Slalom 77th 54th 69th -6.16
Men's Slalom dnf 39th 75th 0.00016
0.00016016


José Samitier Vilalta

B. 1902-02-02, Barcelona, Spain; D. 1972-05-04
Football (1 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Team silver R1 2000.85
2000.85


Gulnara Samitova

competed in 2008 as

Gulnara Galkina-Samitova

B. 1978-07-09, Russia
Athletics (1 gold)
2004 2008 2012 HP
3000 m Steeple gold dnf 9615
5000 m sixth 12th 680
10295


Eva Samková

B. 1993-04-28, Vrchlabi, Czech Republic
Snowboarding (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2014 2018 HP
Boardercross gold bronze 13440
13440


Heikki Sammallahti

Olympic Competitor nr 6351


George Samolenko

B. 1930-12-20, Oshawa, Ont., Canada
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1960 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Tetiana Samolenko-Dorovskykh

B. 1961-08-12, Orenburg, Russia, grew up in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Track & Field (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1988 1992 HP
Women's 1500 m bronze fourth 4160
Women's 3000 m gold silver 10400
14560


Paul Samonig

B. 1947-09-02, Klagenfurt, Austria
Ice Hockey
1968 HP
Men"s Team 13th 12.8
12.8


Gennady Sergeyevich Samosedenko

B. 1942-02-25, Chelyabinsk, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Equestrianism - Jumping
1968 HP
Jumping, Team 12th 10
10


Anatoly Vasilyevich Samotsvetov

B. 1932-11-27, Irkutsk, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2014-08-17
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Hammer Throw bronze 7th 4440
4440


Charles Samoy

B. 1939-04-30, Escaudain, France
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:2nd 287
287


Fernando G. Samoya Estrada

B. 1940-10-05, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
Shooting
1968 HP
Rapid−Fire Pistol 29th 0.024
0.024


Vladimir Samoylov

Olympic Competitor nr 5463


Joaquim Ramalho Sampaio

B. 1914-08-30, represented Portugal
Shooting
1952 HP
Small−Bore Rifle, Three Positions 37th 0.0004
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 55th 0.0000001
0.0004001


Samuel Steves "Sammy" Sampene

B. 1942-12-18, Kumasi, Gold Coast, represented Ghana
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Max Samper

B. 1938-06-29, Ganties, France
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:2nd 287
287


Littorio Sampieri

B. 1927-07-16, Fonti, Italy
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 64th -
Men's Team All-Around 10th 25
Men's Floor Exercise 63rd -
Men's Horse Vault 44th -
Men's Parallel Bars 47th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 129th -
Men's Rings 38th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 77th -
25.00004


Edward Horace "Ed" Sampson

B. 1921-12-23, Fort Frances, Ont., Canada, represented the USA; D. 1974-08-26
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1956 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Helen Nina Sampson

B. 1885-03-18, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1976
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 2.873
2.873


Robin David Sampson

B. 1940-11-23, Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), represented New Zealand
Archery
1972 HP
Men's Individual 53rd -6.38
0.000000384


LeRoy Samse

Olympic Competitor nr 2118


Henry Romero Samson

B. 1927-11-26, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7.25
7.25


Marte Samson

B. 1951-07-22, represented the Philippines
Basketball
1972 HP
Men's Team 13th 12.8
12.8


Paul Samson

B. 1905-06-12, Emporia, Kans., USA; D. 1982-02-10
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold)
1928 HP
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay (gold) 100
Men's Water Polo fifth 500
600


Aleksandr Vasilyevich Samsonov

B. 1953-07-16, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 400 m Freestyle 15th 10
Men's 1500 m Freestyle 32nd -2.40
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay (bronze) 64
74.004


Yevgeny Borisovich Samsonov

B. 1926-09-15, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2014-09-30
Rowing (1 silver)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Eights silver Rep:3rd 2410
2410


Charles Samuel

B. 1862-12-29, Bruxelles, Belgium; D. 1938-02-03
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event HC -
-

Entry "Hors Concours", so not a true Olympian.


Graeme Leslie Samuel

B. 1944-04-10, from Balmain, NSW, represented Australia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1964 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Judith V. "Judy" Samuel

B. 1943-08-02 in Ceylon, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:13th 25.6
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay fifth 250
275.6


Newman Samuel

Olympic Competitor nr 2133


Orlando Glastón Samuels Blackwood

B. 1946-12-31, Esmeralda, Cuba
Volleyball
1972 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50

He was the coach for the 1992 Cuban men's team.


Per Samuelshaug

B. 1905-08-26, Alvdal, Norway; D. 1990-01-04
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 50 kilometres dnf 0.00064
0.00064


Gunnar Samuelsson

B. 1927-05-02, Lima, Sweden; D. 2007-11-04
Cross-Country Skiing (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 15th 10
Men's 30 kilometres 11th 64
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay bronze 640
714


(Torsten) Lennart Samuelsson

B. 1924-07-04, Borgstena, Sweden; D. 2012-11-27
Football (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


(Alf) Tommy Samuelsson

B. 1960-01-12, Degerfors, Sweden
Ice Hockey (2 bronze)
1980 1984 1988 HP
Men's Team bronze bronze 2816
2816


(Erik) Torsten Samuelsson

B. 1938-03-16, Transtrand, Sweden
Cross-Country Skiing
1964 HP
Men's 30 kilometres 9th 160
160


Ansten Samuelstuen

B. 1929-05-07, Brøtum, Norway, represented the USA; D. 2012-08-18
Ski Jumping
1960 1964 HP
Men's Individual 7th 600
Men's Normal Hill 24th 0.16
Men's Large Hill 33rd 0.00256
600.16256


Steinunn Sæmundsdóttir

B. 1960-11-28, Reykjavík, Iceland
Alpine Skiing
1976 1980 HP
Women's Giant Slalom 36th 29th 0.01664
Women's Slalom 16th dnf 6.400004
6.416644


Valentin Samungi

B. 1942-01-27, București, Romania
Handball (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Team (bronze) 800
800


Varteres Varteresovich Samurgashev

B. 1979-09-13, Rostov-na-Donu, Rostov, Russia
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (1 gold, 1 bronze)
2000 2004 2008 HP
Men's Lightweight (-63 kg) gold 14040
Men's Middleweight (-74 kg) bronze 7th
14040


Ahmed Samy

B. 1899, represented Egypt
Weightlifting
1920 1924 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) dnf fourth 2550
2550


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2023-01-23

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