Great Olympians

Biographies - VOL


Jaroslav Volak

B. 1915-07-07, Wien, Austria
Handball (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Evangelos Volanakis

Olympic Competitor nr 3134


Ramón Volcán

B. 1956-06-07, represented Venezuela
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle 21st 0.64
Men's 100 m Backstroke 32nd -2.40
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay 16th 1.6
Men's 4 x 100 m Medley Relay 13th 6.4
8.644


Yelena Vladimirovna Volchetskaya

B. 1944-12-04, Hrodna, Belarus, represented the Soviet Union
Artistic Gymnastics (1 gold)
1964 HP
Women's Individual combined 8th 256
Women's Team combined gold 1600
Women's Horse Vault fifth 250
2106


Hans Volckmar

B. 1900-10-06, represented Austria
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Two 19th 2
2


Jaroslav Volf (1)

B. 1933-08-08, Kladno Dubi, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1990-12-13
Ice Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Jaroslav Volf (2)

B. 1979-09-29, Brandys nad Labem, then Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic
Canoeing, Slalom (1 silver, 1 bronze)
2000 2004 2008 2012 HP
C2 fifth bronze silver 7th 10945
10945

Three times together with Ondrej Stepanek.


Josef Volf

B. 1939-01-11, Brno, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Cycling - Track
1960 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Richard Lawrence "Dick" Voliva

B. 1912-10-18, Bloomington, Ind., USA; D. 1999-11-02
Wrestling - Freestyle (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) silver 6000
6000


Josef Völk

B. 1948-12-03, Emmenhausen, NS, Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men"s Team 7th 7th bronze 1680
1680


Gerd Völker

B. 1942-06-26, Berlin, Germany
Aquatics - Diving
1964 HP
Men's Platform 9th 160
160


Sabine Völker

B. 1973-05-11, Erfurt, Thüringen, (then East-)Germany
Speed Skating (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1998 2002 2006 HP
500 m 7th bronze 2960
1000 m fourth silver 21st 5600.64
1500 m silver 4000
Team Pursuit (gold) 64
12624.64


Fred Volkert

B. 1903, Montréal, Québ., Canada
Boxing
1928 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Stephan Volkert

B. 1971-08-07, Köln, Germany
Rowing (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 2000 2004 HP
Quadruple Sculls gold gold bronze fifth 18405
18405

Three of the four members (Andreas Hajek, Stephan Volkert and Andre Willms) of the winning crew in Barcelona returned to Atlanta to win again, but their third different partner let them down in Sydney. Willms and Volkert tried again in Athina, but with even less success.


Paul Volkhardt

from Oberhof, represented Germany
Bobsleigh
1928 HP
Men's Four/Five 18th 1.92
1.92


Karl R. Volkmer

B. 1922-03-20, represented Switzerland
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 800 m SF:dnf 0.272
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:4th 17
17.272


Anatoly Aleksandrovich Volkov

B. 1952-12-23, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) R1 1.786
1.786


Leonid Ivanovich Volkov

B. 1934-12-09, Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1995-05-17
Ice Hockey (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Sergey Nikolayevich Volkov

B. 1949-04-19, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Figure Skating
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Singles 18th fifth 1503.84
1503.84


Vladimir Vasilyevich Volkov

B. 1921-03-07, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 1986
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Decathlon fourth 2400
2400


Yevhen Volkov

B. 1948-05-25, represented the Soviet Union
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 800 metres SF:22nd 0.4
0.4

Listed by the MADMen as Ukrainian.


Lyubov Ivanovna Volkova

B. 1932-10-15, from Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2015-08-16
Alpine Skiing
1960 HP
Women's Downhill 23rd 0.256
Women's Giant Slalom 30th 0.01
Women's Slalom 30th 0.01
0.276


Walter Volle

B. 1913-09-18, Mannheim, B-W, Germany; D. 2002-10-27
Rowing (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Fours gold 4800
4800


Rodolfo Albino Vollenweider Brupbacher

B. 1917-02-05, Buenos Aires, Argentina; D. 2009-12-27
Sailing
1952 HP
5.5 metres class fifth 1000
1000


Eugen Vollmar(-Gadient)

B. 1928-01-31, from Luzern, represented Switzerland; D. 2016-01-19
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights SF:3rd 200
200


Harald Vollmar

B. 1947-04-24, Bad Frankenhausen, Thüringen, (then East-)Germany
Shooting (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Free Pistol bronze fifth silver silver 19074
19074


Herb Vollmer

B. 1895-02-15, New York, NY, USA
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 bronze)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Water Polo sixth bronze 2080
2080


Timothy William "Tim" Vollmer

B. 1946-09-13, Portland, Oreg., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Discus Throw 8th 384
384


Helmut Vollprecht

B. 1941-11-24, Oybin, Sachsen, Germany
Luge
1964 HP
Doubles fourth 2000
2000


Arthur Vollstedt

B. 1892-01-21, Hamburg, Germany; D. 1969-11-15
Speed Skating
1928 HP
Men's 1500 m 23rd 0.256
Men's 5000 m 28th 0.0256
0.2816


Douglas Steven "Doug" Volmar

B. 1945-01-09, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Ice Hockey
1968 HP
Men"s Team sixth 320
320


Ronald Lloyd "Ron" Volmer

B. 1935-11-22, Downey, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Gennady Georgiyevich Volnov

B. 1939-11-28, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2008-07-15
Basketball (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team silver silver bronze gold 10600
10600


Anatole "Tola" Vologe

B. 1909-05-25, Vilnius, Lithuania, then part of Russia, lived in Paris, represented France; D. 1944-05-28
Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Guy-Pierre Volpert

B. 1916-11-10, represented France
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Giuseppe Volpi

B. 1908-05-13, represented Italy
Sailing
1936 HP
Six metres Class fifth 500
500


Marco Antônio Volpi

B. 1943-07-01, Porto Alegre, RGdS, Brazil
Volleyball
1964 1968 HP
Men's Team 7th 9th 280
280


Gerd Völs

B. 1909-12-22, Hannover, NS, Germany; D. 1991-03-15
Rowing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Eights bronze 1280
1280


Volterrano Volterrani

B. 1891-10-05, Carrara, Italy; D. 1963-03-15
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
0.083


Dumitru Volvoreanu

B. 1898, from București, represented Romania
Rugby (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Rugby bronze 1280
1280


Hermann Volz

from Cannstatt, represented Germany
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) 8th 384
384


Matthias Max Volz

B. 1910-05-04, Schwabach, Bayern, Germany; D. 2004-08-26
Gymnastics (1 gold, 2 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Individual combined (6 apparatuses) 7th 400
Men's Team combined gold 1600
Men's Floor Exercise fifth 250
Men's Vault bronze 640
Men's Parallel Bars 38th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 11th 16
Men's Rings bronze 640
Men's Pommeled Horse 10th 25
3571


Written 2002-09-12 - last modified 2022-08-04

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