Great Olympians

Biographies - TIK


František Tikal

B. 1933-07-18, Včelná, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2008-08-10
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team fourth bronze 2080
2080


Ladislav Tikal

B. 1905-05-25, Soběslav, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1980-06-30
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 37th -
Men's Team Combined silver 1000
Men's Vault 32nd -
Men's Parallel Bars 24th 0.04
Men's Horizontal Bar 50th -
Men's Rings 41st -
Men's Pommeled Horse 49th -
1000.04


Oldřich Tikal

B. 1938-11-28, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing
1960 HP
Men's Coxed Fours SF:6th 39
39


Zdeněk "Steve" Tikal

B. 1929-04-03, Včelná, Czechia, lived in Melbourne, represented Australia; D. 1991-11-20
Ice Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team (9th) 80
80

He had fled Czechoslovakia in 1948 and settled in Australia. At the 1960 Olympics, he met his twin brother František for the first time in twelve years. His brother's team trounced Australia 18-1, while Steve broke his collarbone and would not play again in the tournament.


Nikolay Tikhomirov

B. 1930-12-21, Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Marathon 22nd 0.6
0.6


Valentina Niklayevna Tokhomirova

B. 1941-06-28, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Athletics
1968 1972 HP
Women's Pentathlon fourth fifth 3900
3900


Tamara Petrovna Tikhonina

B. 1937-02-22, from Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Volleyball (1 silver)
1964 HP
Women's Team silver 2000
2000


Aleksandr Ivanovich Tikhonov

B. 1947-01-02, Chelyabinsk, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Biathlon (4 gold, 1 silver)
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
10 km 9th 176
20 km silver fourth fifth - 9075
4 x 7.5 km Relay gold gold gold gold 12800
22051

Soviet biathlete who won team gold (4 x 7,5km) at Grenoble, Sapporo, Innsbrück and Lake Placid and individual silver (20km) in '68 (fourth in '72, fifth in '76)
World Champion at 10 km in 1977, at 20 km in 1969, '70 and '73.
His wife, Galina Kulakova, won 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals between '68 and '80 in nordic skiing.


Vasily Nikolayevich Tikhonov

B. 1909-01-14, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1987
Equestrianism - Dressage
1952 HP
Dressage, Individual 24th 0.2
Dressage, Team 7th 100
100.2


Tamara Tikhonova

B. 1964-06-13, Kovalyovo, Udmurtia, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Cross Country Skiing (2 gold, 1 silver)
1988 HP
5 km silver 4000
10 km fifth 1000
20 km gold 6400
4 x 5 km Relay gold 1600
13000


Juha Yrjö Julius Tikka

B. 1929-12-30, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2001-12-13
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:24th 0.24
0.24


Robert Tikkanen

Olympic Competitor nr 7229


Written 2002-10-31 - last modified 2021-03-08

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