Great Olympians

Biographies - TRO


Frank Troeh

Olympic Competitor nr 7202


Tommy Brian Troelsen

B. 1940-07-10, Nykøbing Mors, Denmark
Football (1 silver)
1960 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Jelle Troelstra

B. 1891-01-17, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands; D. 1979-01-16
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Drawings & Water Colours AC 37.97
37.97


Troffaes

Olympic Competitor nr 2575


Vasily Dmitriyevich Trofimov

B. 1919-01-07, Kostino, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1999-09-22
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Ladislav Troják

B. 1914-06-15, Košice, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1948-11-08
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1936 1948 HP
Men's Team fourth silver 3080
3080

Died with six other players of the Czechoslovak national Ice Hockey team in the crash of plane in the English Channel.


Bruno Trojani

B. 1907-08-29, from Gstaad, represented Switzerland; D. 1966-01-14
Ski Jumping
1928 HP
Men's Ski Jumping 32nd 0.006
0.006


Mate Trojanović

B. 1930-05-20, Metković, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Rowing (1 gold)
1952 HP
Men's Coxless Fours gold 4800
4800


Nikola Trojanović

B. 1928-09-29, Dubrovnik, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Aquatics - Swimming
1952 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:12th 60
60


Tadeusz Hipolit Trojanowski

B. 1933-01-01, Straszów, Poland; D. 1997-02-10
Wrestling - Freestyle (1 bronze)
1960 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Wojciech Trojanowski

B. 1904-09-25, Krakow, Poland, then part of Austria; D. 1988-06-16
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles R1:6th 0.000096
0.000096


Zdzisław Jan Trojanowski

B. 1928-05-27, Chodorowa, Poland; D. 2006-03-20
Ice Hockey
1952 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Orvar Trolle

B. 1900-04-04, Malmö, Sweden; D. 1971-03-07
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1920 1924 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle SF:5th SF:4th 770
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay fourth bronze 1040
1810


Luciano Trolli

B. 1904-03-12, represented Italy
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 200 m Breaststroke R1:5th 0.467
0.467


Per-Owe Trollsås

B. 1933-01-18, Vaplan, Sweden; D. 2000-11-05
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles R1:17th 6
Men's 4x400 metres Relay SF:6th 13
19


Georges Trombert

B. 1874-08-10, Genève, Switzerland, represented France; D. 1949-02-27
Fencing (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Foil, Individual 10th 125
Men's Foil, Team silver 1000
Men's Épée, Individual SF:7th 26
Men's Épée, Team bronze 640
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:dnf 0.00046
Men's Sabre, Team silver 1000
2791.00046


Gerrit Tromp

B. 1901-10-24, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands; D. 1938-12-02
Rowing
1924 HP
Men's Eights R1:3rd 104
104


Henricus Tromp

Olympic Competitor nr 1431


Santiago Trompeta Rodríguez

B. 1953-07-26, represented Cuba
Shooting
1972 HP
Free Pistol 44th -4.24
0.000024


Albert Tröndle

Olympic Competitor nr 7297


Henry Tröndle

B. 1906-03-15 Buch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, lived in New York, represented Germany; D. 1991-03-18
Cycling - Road
1932 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 0.00125
Men's Road Race, Team (8th) -
0.00125


Guillaume Tronchet

B. 1867, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France; D. 1959
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37

Three catalogue numbers, but quite possibly just one entry, a "Stade".


Giampaolo Tronchin

B. 1940-12-10, Prepanziol, Italy; D. 2021-11-2
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd 18.13
18.13


Nicolò Tronci

B. 1905-04-06, from Genova, represented Italy
Gymnastics
1936 HP
Men's Individual combined (6 apparatuses) 41st -
Men's Team combined fifth 250
Men's Floor Exercise 39th -
Men's Vault 85th -
Men's Parallel Bars 31st 0.0016
Men's Horizontal Bar 66th -
Men's Rings 19th 0.4
Men's Pommeled Horse 27th 0.01
250.4116


Carolina Tronconi

B. 1913-05-22, Pavia, Italy; D. 2008-02-11
Gymnastics (1 silver)
1928 HP
Women's Team Combined silver 2000
2000


Hans Tronner

B. 1883-06-25, Opava, Moravia, Czech Republic, represented Austria

Olympic Competitor nr 6504


Josephina Johanna "Jopie" Troost

B. 1942-09-19, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay R1:dnf 10
10


Maria Trösch

competed as

Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch

B. 1921-11-22, from Wien, represented Austria
Athletics
1948 HP
Women's 100 m R1:4th 0.0084
Women's 4x100 m Relay sixth 160
Women's 80 m Hurdles fifth 1500
Women's Long Jump 9th 240
1900.0084


Rudolf Troppert

B. 1909-03-26, Wien, Austria; D. 1999
Weightlifting
1936 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 9th 240
240


Wolfgang Troßbach

B. 1927-08-24, Berlin, Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 100m Hurdles R1:4th 1.169
1.169


Anatoly Ivanovich Troshenkov

B. 1930, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1999
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1952 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m SF:4th 51
51


Alan Philip "Al" Trost

B. 1949-02-07, St. Louis, MO, USA
Football
1972 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7.25
7.25


Rudolf Trost

B. 1940-08-27, Graz, Austria (then part of Germany)
Fencing & Modern Pentathlon
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Foil, Individual BarR1 0.042
Men's Épée, Individual ElR1 R2:5th QF:5th 4.524
Men's Épée, Team 9th/10th 9th/10th 65
Men's Modern Pentathlon, Individual 32nd -2.50
Men's Modern Pentathlon, Team 10th 25
94.571


Vladlen Kostiantynovuch Trostianskiy

B. 1935-01-26, Kyiv, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) silver 6000
6000


Marcia Trotman

B. 1955-09-01, represented Barbados
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 200 metres QF:6th 0.364
Women's 4x400 m Relay R1:7th 5.2
5.564


Pearson Trotman

B. 1949-11-29, represented Barbados
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 4x100 m Relay R1:17th 1
1


Dennis Trott

B. 1955-07-20, represented Bermuda
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:5th 2.29
Men's 4x100 m Relay SF:5th 32.5
34.79


Laura Rebecca Trott

competed in 2021 as

Laura Kenny

B. 1992-04-24, Harlow, England, Great Britain
Cycling - Track (4 gold, 1 silver)
2012 2016 2021 HP
Women's Omnium gold gold 19200
Women's Team Pursuit gold gold silver 18900
Women's Madison gold 8000
46100

Five weeks after Rio, she married Jason Kenny. They had 10 gold medals between them, and both added another.


Walter Trott

B. 1907-06-01, from Oberhof, represented Germany
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Four dnf 1.92
1.92


Wilfried Trott

B. 1948-07-25, Wuppertal, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Cycling - Road
1972 1976 HP
Men's Road Race sixth 19th 962.4
962.4


Charles Maitland Yorke Trotter

B. 1923-02-08 in Scotland, represented Kenya; D. 2003-09
Shooting
1956 1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Three Positions 42nd 0.00004
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 41st 37th 0.000464
0.000504


Dave Trottier

B. 1906-06-25, Pembroke, Ont., Canada; D. 1956-11-13
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1928 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Bruno Trouble

B. 1945-05-29, Versailles, France
Sailing
1968 1972 1976 HP
Two−Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) sixth 1200
Three−Person Keelboat (Soling) 7th
1200


Marcel Troupel

B. 1930-05-06 in Algeria, represented France; D. 2019-09-27
Sailing
1972 HP
Two Person Keelboat (Tempest) 9th 200
200


Josef Trousil

B. 1935-02-02, Městečko, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's 200 metres R1:4th 0.00016
Men's 400 metres R1:4th QF:5th 2.2975
Men's 4x400m Relay R1:3rd R1:4th 71.625
73.92266


Josef Trousílek

B. 1918-03-16, Praha, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1990-10-10
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Louis Auguste Trousselier

B. 1881-06-29, Paris, France; D. 1939-04-24
Cycling - Track (1 bronze)
1900 HP
Men's Points Race bronze 3840
Men's 25 km dnf 150
3990

He won the Tour de France in 1905 and several classics.

Olympic Competitor nr 1594


Decio Trovati

B. 1906-10-16, Genova, Italy
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Guy Kent Troy

B. 1923-03-15, Washington DC, USA
Modern Pentathlon
1952 HP
Men's Individual 14th 20
Men's Team fourth 400
420


Michael Francis "Mike" Troy

B. 1940-10-03, Indianapolis, Ind., USA; D. 2019-08-02
Aquatics - Swimming (2 gold)
1960 HP
Men's 200 metres Butterfly gold 8000
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay gold 1600
9600


Written 2000-12-15 - last modified 2022-09-24

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