Great Olympians

Biographies - THU


Amédée Thubé

Olympic Competitor nr 6987


Gaston Thubé

Olympic Competitor nr 6988


Jacques Thubé

Olympic Competitor nr 6989


Émile Thubron

Olympic Competitor nr 4701

Although he did not start in the race on the 28th (which was abandoned due to the weather), he was allowed to enter the re-run on the next day, and won a gold medal when one other participants did not start, and the other ran aground.


Thuc Thuân Thai

B. 1925-03-28, Huế, Vietnam; D. 2019-04-18
Judo
1964 HP
Men's Middleweight (-80 kg) R1:3rd 1.991
1.991


Marius Thuesen

Olympic Competitor nr 2438


Harold "Harry" Thuillier

B. 1922-09-13, Delgany, Ireland; D. 2011-04-26
Fencing
1952 1956 1960 HP
Foil, individual R1:5th R1:6th 0.000030002
0.000030002


Nicholas "Nick" Thuillier

represented Ireland
Fencing
1948 HP
Foil, Individual R1:7th 0.00000066
Foil, Team R1:3rd 3.625
3.62500066


Einar Thulin

B. 1896-04-21, Lund, Sweden
Athletics
1920 HP
High Jump 7th 600
600


Vera Thulin

Olympic Competitor nr 6204


Willy Thulin

Olympic Competitor nr 6402


Marcel Thull

B. 1951-03-24, Tétange, Luxembourg
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -22.24
-22.24


Roger Thull

B. 1939-05-22, Tétange, Luxembourg
Cycling - Road
1960 HP
Men's Road Race 51st 0.00000096
0.00000096


Petra Thümer

B. 1961-01-29, Karl-Marx-Stadt (now Chemnitz), Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming (2 gold)
1976 HP
Women's 400 m Freestyle gold 6400
Women's 800 m Freestyle gold 6400
12800


Heinrich Thun

B. 1938-09-01, Wien, Austria (then part of Germany)
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 9th 15th 255
255


Karl-Heinz Thun

B. 1937-04-29, Rostock, M-V, Germany, represented East Germany; D. 1993-06-15
Sailing (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) bronze silver 6560
6560


Arnóld Clas Robert Thunberg

B. 1893-04-05, Helsinki, Finland; D. 1973-07-28
Speed Skating (5 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1924 1928 HP
1500 m gold gold 12800
500 m bronze gold 8960
5000 m gold 12th 6440
10000 m silver - 4000
Combined gold 1600
33800

He would undoubtedly have won more medals had the Americans in 1932 not opted for the mass starts, with which he and most Europeans did not agree. So he decided to miss the Lake Placid Olympics. He set four World records and adopted Nurmi's attitude to sport, training throughout the year.
The gold on 500 m at St.Moritz was a tie with Bernt Evensen.


Wolfgang Thüne

B. 1949-10-08, Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Individual Combined 9th 160
Men's Team Combined bronze 640
800


Ragnvald Thunestvedt

B. 1926-01-20, Herfølge, Denmark; D. 1980-05-02
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 10km Walk R1:9th 3.28
3.28


Sven Ragnar Thunman

B. 1920-04-20, Södertalje, Sweden; D. 2004-07-08
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team fourth bronze 2080
2080


Delos Packard Thurber

B. 1916-11-23, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1987-05-12
Athletics - Track and Field (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's High Jump bronze 3840
3840


Jean Thureau

B. 1927-06-22, Vierzon, France
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 400m Hurdles R1:5th 0.0014
0.0014


Sven Thuresson

B. 1900-11-05, Hällestad, Sweden; D. 1982-02-09
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 10000 m 13th 25.6
Men's Cross-Country dnf 0.00032
Men's Cross-Country, team dnf -
25.60032


Jacques Thuriaux

represented Belgium
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol 50th 0.0000015
0.0000015


John Philip Thurley

B. 1947-12-12, London, England, Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 1968 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:28th 0.0256
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:21st 0.64
Men's 100 metres Butterfly SF:22nd 0.4
Men's 200 metres Butterfly R1:10th 100
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:13th 6.4
107.4656


Helene "Leni" Thurner

B. 1938-08-12, Zams, Austria (then part of Germany)
Luge (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Women's Singles bronze 9th 4080
4080


Wilfried Thurner

B. 1927-12-27, represented Austria
Bobsleigh
1952 1956 HP
Men's Two 16th 8
Men's Four dnf 7th 307.5
315.5


Georges Thurnherr

Olympic Competitor nr 3627


George Thursfield

B. 1893-11-20, Aldershot, England, Great Britain, represented South Africa
Cycling - Track
1920 HP
Men's Sprint (1000 m) SF:2nd 1620
Men's Tandem R1:2nd 717.5
2337.5


Colin Evandale Thurton

B. 1943-04-28, Belize City, represented British Honduras in 1968 and Belize in 1976
Athletics
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:53rd -6.26
Men's 200 metres R1:43rd -4.26
0.000025856


Errol Thurton

B. 1944, represented Belize
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:39th -3.16
0.00016


Written 2001-07-30 - last modified 2022-09-01

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