Great Olympians

Biographies - VEN


Antoon Ven

B. 1935-07-21, from Antwerpen, represented Belgium
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs SF:3rd 1025
1025


Livien Domien Ven

B. 1934-02-16, Antwerpen, Belgium; D. 2015-05-20
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs SF:3rd 1025
1025


Cornel Vena

B. 1932-10-20, Sibiu, Romania
Modern Pentathlon
1956 HP
Men's Individual 14th 20
Men's Team sixth 160
180


Scylla Venâncio

B. 1917-05-09, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle R1:31st 0.0064
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:20th 1
1.0064


Juan Evangelista Venegas Trinidad

B. 1929-06-02, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; D. 1987-04-16
Boxing (1 bronze)
1948 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Mogens Vendelbo Venge

B. 1912-03-29, København, Denmark; D. 1996-04-16
Hockey
1936 1948 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd QU:4th 148.8
148.8


Luciano Vendemini

B. 1952-07-11, Rimini, Italy; D. 1977-02-20
Basketball
1976 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


Even Vengshoel

B. 1891-11-11, Raufoss, Norway; D. 1968-10-06
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Cross-Country dnf 0.000005
0.000005


Yuriy Naumovych Venherovsky

B. 1938-10-26, Kharkiv, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1998-12-04
Volleyball (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Georgios Venieris

B. 1926, Peiraias, Greece
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs Rep:3rd 200
200


Ioannis Venieris

Olympic Competitor nr 3004


Loukas Venizelos

Olympic Competitor nr 2914


Konstantin Venkov

B. 1925-06-03, Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Equestrianism - Eventing
1956 1960 HP
Eventing, Individual dnf dnf 0.000000080032
Eventing, Team dnf dnf -
0.000000080032


Vasil Venkov

B. 1903, represented Bulgaria; D. 1975
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 10000 m dnf 0.004
0.004


Ivanka Venkova Todorova

B. 1952-11-03, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 4x100 m Relay SF:5th 32.5
32.5

Venkova should be the patronymic, but she used it as her family name.


A.H. Venn

Olympic Competitor nr 1821


Willy Venneman

B. 1935-02-26, Berlare, Belgium
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+81 kg) R3 79.13
79.13


Pio Vennettilli

B. 1927-10-29, Casalvieri, Italy; D. 1976
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1952 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m SF:6th 3.24
3.24


Joseph Ventaja

B. 1930-02-04, Casablanca, Morocco, represented France; D. 2003-08-11
Boxing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) bronze 3120
3120

For people born in French colonies I let the nationality be defined by whatever data we have of his place of residence closest to the Olympics he participated in. For this athlete, all we know is that he died in Bordeaux, so I class him as French.


Narcís Ventalló i Surraliés

B. 1940-10-17, Terrassa, Spain; D. 2018-12-22
Hockey (1 bronze)
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Team bronze fourth sixth 2640
2640


Sotiris Ventas

B. 1945-03-15, represented Greece
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Light-Flyweight (-48 kg) 9th 240
240


Floris Venter

Olympic Competitor nr 3463


Marie-Christine Ventrillon

B. 1949-03-11, represented France
Archery
1976 HP
Women's Individual 17th 6
6


František Ventura

B. 1895-10-27, Vysoké Mýto, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1969-12-02
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 gold)
1928 HP
Jumping, Individual gold 8000
Jumping, Team dnf 0.64
8000.64


Gaspar Ventura i Messeguer

B. 1955-02-05, Terrassa, Spain
Aquatics - Water Polo
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 10th fourth 850
850


Héctor Ventura Rodríguez

B. 1944-09-07, Oaxaca, Oax., Mexico
Hockey
1968 1972 HP
Men's Team (16th) 16th 6.4
6.4


Orlando Ventura Rodríguez

B. 1948-05-20, Oaxaca, Oax., Mexico
Hockey
1968 1972 HP
Men's Team (16th) 16th 6.4
6.4


Arcadio Venturi

B. 1929-05-18, Vignola, Italy
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Atilije Venturini

B. 1906, from Split, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Swimming
1924 HP
Men's 400 m Freestyle R1:3rd 10
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay R1:3rd 16
26


Bruno Venturini

B. 1911-09-26, Carrara, Italy; D. 1991-03-07
Football (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Josef Věntus

B. 1931-02-17, Kylešovice, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2001-12
Rowing (2 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Coxless Fours SF:3rd bronze bronze 3267
3267


Muniswamy Venu

B. 1946-04-20, represented India
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-60 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


Vitale Venzi

represented Italy
Cross-Country Skiing & Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined
1928 HP
Men's 18 km 35th 0.001
Men's Nordic Combined 20th 1.5
Men's Ski Jumping 13th 38.4
39.901


Eugene George "Gene" Venzke

B. 1908-06-27, Leaf Valley Township, Minn., USA; D. 1992-02-14
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 1500 metres 9th 160
160


Written 2002-10-29 - last modified 2022-08-01

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