Great Olympians

Biographies - VON


von Adda Alfréd

B. 1888-08-28, Sibiu, Romania, then part of Hungary, represented Hungary; D. 1980-02-01
Equestrianism - Zventing
1928 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual 15th 12.5
Three-Day Event, Team dnf 4
16.5


Herman von Adlerberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6971


Karl-Gustav von Alfthan

B. 1945-02-18, Helsinki, Finland
Canoeing - Sprint Kayak
1968 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres fifth 500
500


Beat von Allmen

B. 1941-10-26, Interlaken, Switzerland
Alpine Skiing
1964 HP
Men's Giant Slalom 14th 16
16


Kurt von Arx

B. 1937-02-14, Saalbach, Austria, represented Switzerland
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 15th 5
5


von Baráth Leó

Olympic Competitor nr 5239


von Barcza Elemér

B. 1904-09-13, Komárom, Hungary; D. 1987-07-13
Equestrianism - Jumping
1936 HP
Jumping, Individual dnf 0.0000002
Jumping, Team dnf -
0.0000002


Marten Hans Joachim von Barnekow

B. 1900-03-16, Bromberg, Posen, Germany, now Bydgoszcz in Poland; D. 1967-11-29
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 gold)
1936 HP
Jumping, Individual 16th 8
Jumping, Team gold 1600
1608


von Bartha Rezső

B. 1912-08-26, Budapest, Hungary; D. 2001-07-24
Fencing & Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:6th 0.455
Men's Modern Pentathlon 8th 384
384.455


Reinhard von Bauer

B. 1945-02-23, Bernau bei Berlin, Brand., Germany, represented West Germany
Diving
1972 HP
Men's Springboard QU:30th 0.01
0.01


Erich, Count von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen

Olympic Competitor nr 5078


Joachim Albrecht von Bethmann-Hollweg

B. 1911-12-16, Posen, Germany, now Poznan, Poland; D. 2001-08-13
Ice Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team SF:3rd 410
410


Hubertus von Beyer

B. 1912-03-26, Wien, Austria; D. 1974-10-23
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 254.5
254.5


Hasso von Bismarck

B. 1902-07-22, Lüneburg, Niedersachsen, Germany; D. 1941-06-22
Bobsleigh
1932 HP
Men's Four-men 7th 300
300


Fritz von Bissing

Olympic Competitor nr 3195


Baron Nils Gustaf Fredrik Bror "Hans" von Blixen-Finecke, Jr.

B. 1916-07-20, Linköping, Sweden; D. 2005-02-16
Equestrianism - Eventing (2 gold)
1952 1956 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual gold 24th 8000.2
Three-Day Event, Team gold dnf 1600.4
9600.6


Hans von Blixen-Finecke, Sr.

Olympic Competitor nr 6660


Alfried Felix Alwyn (Krupp) von Bohlen und Halbach

B. 1907-08-13, Essen, N-W, Germany; D. 1967-07-30
Sailing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Eight metres Class bronze 1280
1280

The famous Alfried Krupp, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for using slave labor during the War.


von Bohus Lajos

B. 1913-06-29, Miskolc, Hungary; D. 1976-03-16
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Georg Tage Eugen von Boisman

B. 1910-08-12, Umeå, Sweden; D. 1985-04-04
Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Individual 10th 150
150


Hermann von Bönninghausen

Olympic Competitor nr 4294


von Botond Éva

B. 1921-05-27, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1976-12-30
Figure Skating
1936 HP
Women's Singles 15th 15
15


Carl-Erik von Braun

B. 1896-11-14, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 1981-11-02
Tennis
1920 HP
Men's Singles R2 0.85
Men's Doubles R1 1.275
2.125


(Karl Axel Georg) Detlow von Braun

B. 1912-03-22, Visby, Sweden; D. 1999-07-13
Sailing
1936 HP
Eight metres Class fourth 800
800


Georg von Braun

B. 1886-03-21, Istrum, Sweden; D. 1972-08-23
Equestrianism - Eventing & Equestrianism - Jumping (2 gold)
1920 1924 HP
Three-day Event, Individual 8th 320
Three-day Event, Team gold 1600
Jumping, Individual 19th 2
Jumping, Team gold 1600
3522


Ingo von Bredow

B. 1939-12-12, Schleswig, S-H, Germany; D. 2015-11-04
Sailing (1 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Sharpie) sixth 4000
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) bronze
4000


Billie von Bremen

B. 1909-08-13, San Francisco, Cal., USA; D. 1976-07-23
Athletics (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1932 HP
Women's 100 metres bronze 2560
Women's 4x100 metres Relay gold 1600
4160


Walter von Bueren

B. 1912-06-21, represented Switzerland
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-79.4 kg) R1 4.05
4.05


Christian von Bülow

B. 1917-12-14, Copenhagen, Denmark; D. 2002-01-13
Sailing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Three-Person Keelboat (Dragon) silver gold 13000
13000


Oskar von Büren

B. 1933-03-27, Oerlikon, Switzerland
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Pilar Von Carstenn-Lichterfelde González

B. 1947-10-11, Madrid, Spain
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 200 metres Individual Medley R1:22nd 0.4
0.4


Alfred "Alf" von Chmielowski

B. 1896-04-22, Olomouc, Czechia, represented Austria; D. 1967-06-23
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - Applied Arts AC 2.873
2.873


von Darányi Béla

Olympic Competitor nr 5314


(Margaret) Lynn von der Heide

competed in 1980 as

Lynn Spencer

and in 1984 (under the name of her two husbands)

Lynn Spencer-Galanes

B. 1954-06-06, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Cross-Country Skiing
1976 1980 1984 HP
Women's 5 kilometres dnf 27th 0.0400256
Women's 10 kilometres 31st 40th 0.0065
Women's 20 kilometres 33rd -2.26
Women's 4x5 km Relay 7th 7th 200
200.0490856


Henri-Robert von der Mühll

B. 1898-10-05, Modenheim-Ilzbach, then in Germany, after 1918 in France, represented Switzerland; D. 1980-11-17
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37

Six catalogue numbers, but all for a thermal centre in Lausanne, so I group themas one participation.


Hans-Georg von der Ohe

B. 1950-01-07, Celle, NS, Germany, represented West Germany
Volleyball
1972 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Henri von der Weid

B. 1893-12-12, Fribourg, Switzerland; D. 1967-04-24
Equestrianism - Dressage & Equestrianism - Jumping (1 silver)
1924 HP
Dressage, Individual 7th 600
Jumping, Individual 21st 0.8
Jumping, Team silver 1000
1600.8


Vladimír Vondráček

B. 1949-05-22, Znojmo, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -22.24
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial fifth 750
750


Hugo Vondřejc

B. 1910-08-12, represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 45.5
45.5


Gerhard von Düsterlho

B. 1910-03-13, Magdeburg, S-A, Germany; D. 1973-02-13
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights Rep.:2nd 410
410


Rudolf Pfersmann von Eichthal

B. 1877-03-18, Moravia, then part of Austria, represented Austria; D. 1974-08-17
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Literature - unknown event AC 254.5
254.5


Albert von Einsiedel

represented the Philippines
Shooting
1948 HP
Men's Free Pistol 26th 0.096
Men's Small-Bore Rifle 22nd 0.6
0.696


Willy von Eschen

B. 1902, represented Switzerland
Skeleton
1928 HP
Men's Skeleton dnf 150
150


Carl Thure Henrik von Essen

B. 1940-10-18, Jönköping, Sweden
Fencing (1 gold)
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th -6.45
Men's Épée, Team R2 QF gold 1714.5
1714.50000045


Elisabeth Kathrin von Essen

B. 1877, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1960
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Sculpture, Medals & Reliefs AC 139.6
139.6


Hans Olof von Essen

B. 1900-12-31, Lappeenranta, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1973-08-23
Equestrianism - Zventing
1928 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual fifth 1250
1250


Wilhelm von Essen

B. 1879-02-16, Hömb, Sweden; D. 1972-04-10
Equestrianism - Dressage
1920 1924 HP
Dressage, Individual fourth fourth 4800
4800


Eduard, Baron von Falz-Fein

B. 1912-06-04, Kherson, Ukraine, then part of Russia, represented Liechtenstein; D. 1974-06-17
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Two 18th 3.2
3.2


von Farkas Aladár

Olympic Competitor nr 5127


Klaus von Fersen

B. 1931-03-29, from Ratzeburg, S-H, Germany
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Single Sculls SF:4th 492
492


Andreas von Flotow

Olympic Competitor nr 6661


Werner Ernesto Maria von Foerster

B. 1897-02-10, Porto Alegre, Brazil, represented Argentina
Sailing
1952 HP
6 metres class fifth 500
500


Richard von Forregger

B. 1872-06-27, Wien, Austria; D. 1960-01-18
Aquatics - Swimming
1900 HP
Men's 200 m Freestyle R1:23rd 0.256
0.256

Olympic Competitor nr 1291


Bernhard von Gaza

Olympic Competitor nr 4593


Carl Warner von Gerber

B. 1931-08-23, Västervik, Sweden
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 1964 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 4x500 metres Relay SF:3rd 68
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres fifth 500
568

Jocelyn von Giese

B. 1935, represented the Philippines
Aquatics - Swimming
1956 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke QU:7th 0.6
0.6


Sandra von Giese

B. 1939-11-15, Manila, the Philippines
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 100 metres Butterfly R1:16th 8
8


Theodor von Gosen

B. 1873-01-10, Augsburg, Bayern, Germany; D. 1943-01-30
Art Competitions
1928 1932 HP
Sculpture, Medals & Reliefs hors concours -
Sculpture, unknown event AC 5.34
5.34


Helmuth Arthur Otto Leonard "Lennie" von Graevenitz

B. 1935-01-03, Johannesburg, South Africa; D. 2010-09-09
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54 kg) QF 861
861


von Gregurich Ámon

Olympic Competitor nr 700


Moritz von Groddeck

B. 1936-07-19, Tutow, Germany; D. 2011-12-13
Rowing (1 gold, 2 silver)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Coxed Pairs silver 12750
Eights gold silver
12750


Friedrich Ernst, Count von Grote

Olympic Competitor nr 6709


Ernst von Grünigen

B. 1950-03-23, represented Switzerland; D. 1992-06
Ski Jumping
1972 1976 HP
Men's Normal Hill 16th fifth 1006.4
Men's Large Hill 44th 23rd 0.256016
1006.856016


Ernst von Gunten

B. 1921-07-28, represented Switzerland; D. 2010-11-08
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 400 metres R1:6th 0.000000003
Men's 4x400m Relay R1:5th 4.3
4.300000003


Jules von Gunten

B. 1899, from Genève, represented Switzerland
Weightlifting
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 14th 24
24


Karl von Halt

Olympic Competitor nr 5476


Felix, Jonkheer von Heijden

B. 1890-04-11, Weerselo, the Netherlands; D. 1982-11-17
Football (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Gösta von Hennigs

B. 1866-04-05, Roglösa, Sweden; D. 1941-12-26
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting, Drawings and Water Colors HM 910
Painting 2 entries 4.372
914.372


Gerhard, Baron von Hessert

B. 1906-08-18, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; D. 1994-09-22
Bobsleigh
1932 HP
Men's Four-men 7th 300
300


Fritz Vonhof

B. 1907-02-16, from Oberhof, represented Germany
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Four dnf 1.92
1.92


Peter Vonhof

B. 1949-01-15, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany
Cycling - Track (2 gold)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team Pursuit (gold) gold 7800
7800


Ludwig von Hofmann

B. 1861-08-17, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany; D. 1945-08-23
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Paintings 2 works 50.04
Painting, Drawings & Water Colours 3 works 113.91
163.95


Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau

Olympic Competitor nr 6710


Max Emanuel Maria Alexander Vicot Bruno de la Santisima Trunidad y Todos los Santos, Prinz von Hohenlohe Langenburg

B. 1931-10-06, Wien, Austria, represented Liechtenstein; D. 1994-12-01
Alpine Skiing
1956 HP
Men's Downhill 45th 0.00001
0.00001


Gunnar von Hohenthal

B. 1880-11-15 Raippaluoto, Finland, represented Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 5849

A Fin, he represented Russia even though Finland had a team of its own.


Erik Johannes Peter Ernst von Holst

B. 1894-08-30, Vaivara, Estonia, then part of Russia; D. 1962-05-31
Sailing
1936 HP
One−Person Dinghy (Olympiajolle) 17th 6
6


Sven von Holst

B. 1948-08-30, Solna, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:24th 0.16
0.16


von Ivani Gyüla

Olympic Competitor nr 701


Robertus Hendrikus "Rob" Vonk

B. 1950-04-26, Den Haag, the Netherlands
Modern Pentathlon
1972 HP
Men's Individual 53rd -6.32
Men's Team 18th 0.64
0.64000032


Nils von Kantzow

Olympic Competitor nr 3880


von Kánya Antal

B. 1893, Győr, Hungary; D. 1967
Equestrianism - Jumping
1928 HP
Jumping, Individual 39th 0.0002
Jumping, Team 13th 6.4
6.4002


Georg von Kaufmann

B. 1907-05-24, München, Bay., Germany; D. 1972-05-03
Cross-Country Skiing
1936 HP
Men's 18 kilometres 20th 1
1


von Kehrling Béla

Olympic Competitor nr 5025

He was born in Slovakia but he competed for Hungary in 1924 so there is no doubt as to the nationality we need to ascribe to him: Hungarian


von Kelemen Aurél

Olympic Competitor nr 5236


Leo Freiherr von König

B. 1871-02-28, Braunschweig, NS, Germany; D. 1944-04-09
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Paintings hors concours -
-

Work "hors concours", so not a true Olympian.


von Korompay Sándor

B. 1912-06-17, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1986-08-26
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Jan Christopher von Koss

B. 1945-09-26, Oslo, Norway
Fencing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R2:5th -2.10
Men's Épée, Team QF 82
82.001


(Knut) Johan von Koss

B. 1921-11-16, Oslo, Norway; D. 2005-10-30
Fencing
1948 1952 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:6th 0.039
Men's Épée, Team QF:3rd QF:4th 39.75
39.789


Rabod Wilhelm von Kröcher

Olympic Competitor nr 6711


Peter von Krockow

B. 1935-06-02, Kaunas, Lithuania, represented Germany
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Sabre, Team (QF) 22.75
22.75


Morton Hans von Krogh

B. 1948-05-27, Oslo, Norway; D. 2015-09-25
Fencing
1972 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:6th 0.455
0.455


Helena "Elli" von Kropiwnicki

from Wien, represented Austria
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay R1:9th 40
40


Herbert von Kuhlberg

B. 1893-11-22, Riga, Latvia, represented Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 5614


Carl von Langen-Parow

B. 1887-07-25, Klein Belitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany; D. 1934-08-02
Equestrianism - Dressage & Equestrianism - Jumping
1928 HP
Dressage, Individual gold 8000
Dressage, Team gold 1600
Jumping, Individual 28th 0.032
Jumping, Team 7th 100
9700.032


Hugo Vonlanthen

B. 1930-06-12, from Lausanne, represented Switzerland
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's team cons:SF 164
164


von Las-Torres Béla

Olympic Competitor nr 3408


Otto Vonlaufen

represented Switzerland
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Eights SF:3rd 200
200


Friedrich von Löffelholz von Colberg

B. 1955-03-07, Nürnberg, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany; D. 2017-10-02
Cycling - Road
1976 HP
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial fourth 1200
1200


Eugen von Lotzbeck

B. 1882-02-24, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1942-05-22
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 gold)
1928 HP
Dressage, Individual 11th 80
Dressage, Team gold 1600
1680


Cornelius von Lubowiecki

from Wien, represented Austria
Athletics - Track & Field
1900 HP
Men's Discus Throw nm 6
6

He failed to turn up on the day of qualifying but was allowed to try for qualification on the day of the final. He did not succeed.


von Lumniczer Sándor

B. 1896-01-16, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1958-12-24
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Running Target, single shot 31st 0.0064
Men's Trap dnf 0.00002
Men's Trap, Team 10th 25
25.00642


Eduard von Lütcken

Olympic Competitor nr 6572


von Magasházy László

B. 1879-01-07, Sárkeresztúr, Hungary; D. 1959-10-05
Equestrianism - Dressage
1936 HP
Dressage, Individual 18th 3.2
Dressage, Team sixth 160
163.2


von Malanotti Lajos

B. 1883, Bárdibükk, Hungary; D. 1948
Equestrianism - Jumping
1928 HP
Jumping, Individual 31st 0.008
Jumping, Team 13th 6.4
6.408


Tamás "Tomi" von Márffy-Mantuano

B. 1907-03-20, Roma, Italy, lived in Budapest, represented Hungary; D. 1969-03-21
Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 136
136


Gottfried Franz Oskar Hans Ernst Valentin von Meiss

B. 1909-09-22, Karlovy Vary, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Switzerland; D. 2000-12-22
Fencing
1936 1948 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:6th 0.0034
Men's Foil, Team QF:3rd R1:3rd 26.375
26.3784


Freiherr (Erich Werner Siegfried) Götz von Mirbach

B. 1915-09-12, Berlin, Germany; D. 1968-08-06
Sailing
1952 HP
6 metres class 10th 50
50


Carl von Moers

Olympic Competitor nr 6562


Werner Konrad Graf von Moltke

B. 1936-05-24, Mühlhausen, Thür., Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's Decathlon dnf -2.38
0.00384


Otto von Müller

Olympic Competitor nr 5223


Walther von Mumm

B. 1887-01-13, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 1959-08-10
Bobsleigh
1932 HP
Men's Four-men 7th 300
300


Harald von Musil

B. 1908-01-13, Wien, Austria; D. 1987
Sailing
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
One-Person Dinghy (Firefly) 21st 33.46
Two-Person Keelboat (Star) 14th 15th
33.46


Ida Leopoldine Sophie Eizabeth von Nagel

B. 1917-05-15, Beberbeck, Hessen, Germany; D. 1971-08-29
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Dressage, Individual 10th 125
Dressage, Team bronze 640
765


Elfriede von Nitzsch (née Brunemann)

B. 1920-01-26, Ilmenau, Thür., Germany; D. 2011-10-29
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's Long Jump 14th 24
24


Fritz von Oesterley

Olympic Competitor nr 6662


von Omorovicza Tibor Heinrich

B. 1898-11-03, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1953-11-24
Ice Hockey & Sailing
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Ice Hockey Qu:4th 32
6 metres class 11th 632
One-Person Dinghy 7th
664


Hermann Leopold August von Oppeln-Bronikowski

B. 1899-01-02, Berlin, Germany; D. 1966-09-19
Equestrianism - Dressage
1936 HP
Dressage, Individual 10th 125
Dressage, Team gold 1600
1725


von Orbán Nándor

B. 1910-02-10, Kekcskemét, Hungary; D. 1981-02-10
Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Individual fifth 1500
1500


von Pados Gusztáv

B. 1881-10-11, Köszeg, Hungary; D. 1963-09-30
Equestrianism - Dressage
1936 HP
Dressage, Individual 14th 20
Dressage, Team sixth 160
180


Konstantin Franz Nikolaus Karl Heinrich Dagobert Anton, Prinz von Padua Ildefons Maria von Liechtenstein

B. 1912-12-23, Wien, Austria, represented Liechtenstein; D. 2001-03-28
Alpine Skiing
1948 HP
Men's Downhill 99th 0.00000000000000012
0.00000000000000012


Herbert von Petersdorff

B. 1881-03-21, Berlin, Germany; D. 1964-07-05 Aquatics - Water Polo
1900 HP
Men's Water Polo fifth 340
340

Olympic Competitor nr 1319


von Platthy József

B. 1900-12-17, Karancskeszi, Hungary; D. 1990-12-20
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Jumping, Individual bronze 3200
Jumping, Team dnf 0.64
3200.64


Arthur von Pongracz

B. 1864-06-25, Bielsoko-Biała, Poland, then part of Austria, represented Austria; D. 1942-01-13
Equestrianism - Dressage
1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Dressage, Individual 12th 13th 16th 100
Dressage, Team sixth fourth 616
716


Otto von Porat

B. 1903-09-29, Älmhult, Sweden, lived in Oslo, represented Norway; D. 1982-10-14
Boxing (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+79.4 kg) gold 9600
9600


Friedrich Karl, Prince von Preußen

Olympic Competitor nr 6712


Hilda von Puttkammer

B. 1912-08-13, São Paulo, Brazil
Fencing
1936 HP
Women's Foil, Individual QF:6th 0.546
0.546


Herbert von Reyl-Hanisch

B. 1898-04-18, Wien, Austria; D. 1937-02-11
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Friedrich von Rochow

Olympic Competitor nr 6555


Karol von Rómmel

Olympic Competitor nr 6713

Born in (present-day) Belarus, he represented Poland after 1918 and must be considered Polish.


Clarence von Rosen, Jr.

B. 1903-11-10, Äsköping, Sweden; D. 1933-07-07
Equestrianism - Dressage (2 bronze)
1932 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual bronze 3200
Three-Day Event, Team dnf 400
Jumping, Individual bronze 3200
Jumping, Team dnf 640
7440


Lieutenant Hans Robert von Rosen

B. 1888-08-08, Sweden; D. 1952-09-02
Equestrianism (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1912 1920 bonus HP
Jumping, team gold gold 3200 9600
Dressage, Individual bronze 3840
1600 8640 3200 13440

Olympic Competitor nr 6801


Maud, Grevinna von Rosen-Engberg

B. 1902-08-02, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1988-12-13
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture 3 entries 16.02
16.02


Maud Florence Ella von Rosen

B. 1925-12-24, Stockholm, Sweden
Equestrianism - Dressage (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Dressage, Individual 8th 320
Dressage, Team bronze 640
960


Otto von Rosen

Olympic Competitor nr 3352


Pontus von Rosen

Olympic Competitor nr 4098


Thomas Frederick "Tom" Von Ruden

B. 1944-08-22, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA; D. 2018-05-17
Athletics
1968 HP
Men's 1500 metres 9th 160
160


Ludwig, Count von Salm-Hoogstraeten

Olympic Competitor nr 5170


Susan Christina "Chris" von Saltza

B. 1944-01-13, San Francisco, Cal., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (3 gold, 1 silver)
1960 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle silver 4000
Women's 400 metres Freestyle gold 6400
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay gold 1600
Women's 4x100 metres Medley Relay gold 1600
13600


Richard, Count von Schaesberg-Thannheim

Olympic Competitor nr 6548


Günther von Scheven

B. 1908-04-17, Krefeld, N-W, Germany; D. 1942-03-21
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - Medals HM & 2 entries 1376.84
1376.84

His other two entries are listed as "unknown event" on the website, but since the titles are similar ("Hurdle Runner", "Discus Thrower" and "Javelin Thrower"), I class them all as "Medals", the category he receibed an honourable mention in.


Olaf, Baron von Schilling

B. 1943-09-16, Stralsund, M-V, Germany, represented West Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 1972 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle SF:23rd 0.256
Men's 200 metres Freestyle R1:12th R1:25th 40.1
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay sixth 160
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay sixth 160
360.356


Konstantinos (II) von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Crown Prince, later King, of Greece

B. 1940-06-02, Psychiko, Greece
Sailing (1 gold)
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) gold 6400
6400

IOC-member from 1963 to 1974, when he was forced to give up his membership as he was no longer a resident of the country he was suppmosed to be representing. He remains an honourary IOC-member.


Dagobert von Sekullic-Vrich

B. 1899-09-13, represented Austria
Equestrianism - Dressage
1924 HP
Dressage, Individual 22nd 0.6
0.6


Hermann von Siebenthal

B. 1934-12-27, Denezy, Switzerland; D. 2014-03-31
Equestrianism - Jumping
1972 HP
Jumping Event, Team fifth 250
250


Walter H. von Siebenthal

B. 1899-06-06, Genève, Switzerland; D. 1958-09
Ice Hockey
1920 1924 HP
Men's Teams broSF QU:4th 504
504


Erwin von Sigel

B. 1884-08-14, Bydgoszcz, Poland, represented Germany

Olympic Competitor nr 6246


Zeno von Singalewicz

Olympic Competitor nr 6150


von Sipeki-von Balás Lajos

B. 1913-10-06, Sopron, Hungary; D. 2003-07-27
Modern Pentathlon
1936 HP
Men's Individual 21st 0.96
0.96


Louis von Sonnenberg

B. 1921-05-19, Alberswil, Switzerland
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Trap dnq -4.54
0.000054


Lars von Stockenström

B. 1894-12-13, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1968-07-25
Equestrianism - Jumping
1920 HP
Jumping, Individual fifth 1500
1500


Franz von Stuck

B. 1863-02-23, Tettenweis, Bayern, Germany; D. 1928-08-30
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Sculpture, Statues AC 40.08
40.08


Friedrich Gottlob Paul Ferdinand von Stülpnagel

B. 1913-07-16, Berlin, Germany; D. 1996-07-07
Athletics - Track and Field (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's 4x400 metres Relay bronze 640
640


Johann von Szabados

B. 1906-12-18, from Wien, represented Austria; D. 1995-01
Weightlifting
1936 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) 10th 150
150


Georges von Tangen

Olympic Competitor nr 5787


von Teleki Géza

B. 1911-11-27, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1983-01-05
Hockey
1936 HP
Men's Team QU:3rd 136
136


Heinrich von Tenner

Olympic Competitor nr 702


von Tersztyánszky Ödön

B. 1890-03-06, Csákvár, Hungary; D. 1929-06-21
Fencing (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1924 1928 HP
Men's Sabre, individual SF:5th gold 8021.5
Men's Sabre, team silver gold 2600
Men's Foil, team bronze SF:3rd 845
11466.5


Hermann von Valta

B. 1900-08-27, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1968-11-27
Bobsleigh
1936 HP
Men's Two fifth 1250
Men's Four 7th 300
1550


Bertil von Wachenfeldt

B. 1909-03-04, Storvik, Sweden; D. 1995-09-30
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's 400 m QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4x400 m Relay fourth fifth 715
729.5


Konrad Kuno Cay, Freiherr von Wangenheim

B. 1909-08-20, Hannover, NS, Germany; D. 1953-01-28
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 gold)
1936 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 24th 0.2
Three−Day Event, Team gold 1600
1600.2


Urs von Wartburg

B. 1937-03-01, Wangen bei Olten, Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:19th fifth 8th QU:15th QU:nm 1901.784
1901.784


William von Wirén

B. 1894-09-11, Suuresadama, Estonia, then part of Russia; D. 1956-11-23
Sailing (1 bronze)
1928 HP
6 metres Class bronze 1280
1280


Franz, Baron von Zedlitz und Leipe

Olympic Competitor nr 5079


von Zirthy Dezső

B. 1902-12-05, Budapest, Hungary
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Rapid−Fire Pistol ac 0.0026
0.0026


von Zsigmondy Jenö

Olympic Competitor nr 3204


Written 2002-09-12 - last modified 2022-09-01

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