Great Olympians

Biographies - SME


Claude Vincent Smeal

B. 1918-09-22, Waverley, NSW, Australia; D. 1993-01-01
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Marathon 45th 0.000015
0.000015


Sigurd Smebye

Olympic Competitor nr 6093


Silva Smedberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6874


Britt-Marie Louise Smedh

B. 1955-03-22, Solna, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Breaststroke 7th 400
Women's 200 m Breaststroke 10th 100
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay 8th 64
564

The mother of Therèse Alshammar.


Raymond John "Ray" Smedley

B. 1951-09-03, Birmingham, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres SF:28th 0.0256
0.0256


Rolf Smedmark

Olympic Competitor nr 5488


Viktor Smeds

Olympic Competitor nr 3771


Harald Smedvik

Olympic Competitor nr 3947


Raymond Leslie "Ray" Smee

B. 1930-10-25, from Bondi, NSW, represented Australia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team R1 9th 80.98
80.98


Bernard Smeekens

B. 1951-05-23, Brussel, Belgium
Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80

He was also on the team in 1972, but did not play.


Johannes Godefridus "Jan" Smeekens

B. 1920-07-13, Ginneken en Bavel, the Netherlands; D. 1982-06-23
Weightlifting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) 12th 12th 120
120


Georg Smefjell

B. 1937-06-09, Mysen, Norway; D. 2015-12-06
Ice Hockey
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team 10th 11th 82
82


Adam Smelczyński

B. 1930-09-14, Częstochowa, Poland; D. 2021-06-14
Shooting (1 silver)
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Trap silver 7th 32nd 9477.6066
Trap sixth 11th sixth
9477.6066


Abbondio Smerghetto

B. 1931-03-10, Venezia, Italy
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Fours 2Rep:2nd 324
324


Ferdinando Smerghetto

B. 1927-11-27, from Venezia, represented Italy
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights 1Rep:2nd 34
34


Peter Smessaert

B. 1908-07-20 in Belgium, represented the USA; D. 2000-11-22
Cycling - Road
1928 HP
Men's Road Race, Time Trial 62nd -
Men's Road Race, Time Trial, Team 15th 2.5
2.5


Jean Smet

represented Belgium
Wrestling - Freestyle
1928 HP
Men's Lightweight (-66 kg) QF 312
312


Marcus "Marc" Smet

B. 1951-02-05, Mortsel, Belgium
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 1980 HP
Men's 5000 metres SF:16th 6.4
Men's 10000 metres 7th 400
Men's Marathon 13th 38.4
444.8


Omer Smet

B. 1890-12-13, represented Belgium; D. 1984-07-12
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:4th 2.4
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay SF:4th 20.5
Men's 4 x 400 m Relay sixth 160
182.9


René Smet

B. 1898, from Bruxelles, represented Belgium
Rowing & Boxing
1920 HP
Men's Eights R1:2nd 287
Welterweight (-66.7 kg) R2 79.13
366.13


Antoine Joseph Ghislain "Tony" Smet

B. 1870-02-16, Tournai, Belgium
Fencing
1900 HP
Men's Foil, Individual 14th 24
Men's Épée, Individual QF:ac 0.361
24.361

Olympic Competitor nr 258


Raissa Smetanina

B 1952-02-29, Mokcha, Komi Republic, Russia, Soviet Union
Cross-Country Skiing (4 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze)
1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 HP
5 km silver gold 11th 10th 10564
10 km gold fourth silver 21500
10 km Classical silver
15 km Classical fourth
20 km silver bronze 6560
4x5 km gold silver fourth - gold 6300
44924

At 39 and 354 days, she still competed in 1992 to win her tenth Olympic medal, becoming the oldest woman to win winter gold. But of course she had yet to celebrate her tenth birthday at the time, being born on the 29th of February.


Henri Smets

B. 1896-12-23, represented Belgium
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 5000 m R1:8th 0.013
Men's 3000 m Team SF:4th 160
Men's Cross-Country 33rd 0.0032
Men's Cross-Country, Team sixth 160
320.0162


Pierre Smets

B. 1950-03-19, represented Belgium
Judo
1972 HP
Men's Open Class R1 0.528
0.528


Written 2001-06-10 - last modified 2022-11-04

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