Great Olympians

Biographies - SVA


Josef Šváb

B. 1933-06-08, Plzeň, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol 9th 240
240


Max Švabinský

B. 1873-09-17, Kromeěříž, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1962-02-10
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Sompop Svadanandana

B. 1932-10-27, represented Thailand
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:5th 0.00000039
0.00000039


Carl Otto Svae

B. 1918-04-04, Oslo, Norway; D. 1977-06-30
Sailing
1956 1960 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 7th fourth 2000
2000


Thorvig Svahn

B. 1893-07-05, Jonköping, Sweden; D. 1942-09-08
Athletics
1920 HP
High Jump 9th 240
240


Anton Švajlen

B. 1937-12-03, Solčany, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Football (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's Team (silver) 162
162


Gunde Svan

B. 1962-01-12, Vansbro, Sweden
Cross-Country Skiing (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 HP
15 km gold 6416
15 km Classical 14th
30 km bronze 2660
30 km Classical 10th
50 km silver 10400
50 km Freestyle gold
4 x 10 km Relay gold gold 3200
22676


John Svanberg

Olympic Competitor nr 2958


Kurt Erik Gustaf Svanberg

B. 1913-09-27, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 2001-10-07
Ice Hockey
1948 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Fredrik Svanström

Olympic Competitor nr 3442


Lars Ragnar Svantesson

B. 1933-02-16, Borås, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle R1:37th 0.0004
Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay fourth 400
400.0004


Nereo N. Svara

B. 1935-09-29, Trieste, Italy
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 110 metres Hurdles SF:4th 492
492


Hildegarde Švarce

B. 1907-09-29, Jelgava, Latvia, then part of Russia; D. 1944-12-04
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Mixed Pairs 17th 5
5


Nils Svärd

B. 1908-07-10, Frösön, Sweden; D. 2001-08-06
Cross Country Skiing
1932 HP
Men's 18 km 10th 100
100


Miloslav Švaříček

B. 1942-02-14, Nové Město na Moravě, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Nordic Combined
1964 HP
Men's Individual 24th 0.24
0.24


Dmitry Svatkovsky

B. 1971-11-27, Moskva, Russia, then in the Soviet Union
Modern Pentathlon (1 gold, 1 silver)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Individual 18th fourth gold 12403.2
Men's Team silver 1000
13403.2


Jan Svatoš

B. 1910-02-07, from Plzeň, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 50 kilometres 15th 10
10


Written 2002-10-29 - last modified 2020-11-11

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