Great Olympians

Biographies - WEC


Fritz Wechselberger

B. 1938-09-09, Innsbruck, Austria (then part of Germany); D. 2015-12-30
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 13th 12.8
12.8


Max Wechsler

B. 1938-10-06, Luthern, Switzerland
Cycling - Road
1960 HP
Men's Road Race 65th -8.15
-8.15


António Mannuel Weck Vaz Sarafana

B. 1932-11-11, Lisboa, Portugal
Sailing
1968 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 17th 4
4


Raoul Weckbecker

B. 1898-07-15, Mersch, Luxembourg; D. 1978-10-06
Bobsleigh & Alpine Skiing
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Four/Five 20th 0.75
Men's Two 22nd 0.5
Men's Combined dnf 0.00000000096
1.25


Herman William Wecke

B. 1927-03-10, St. Louis, MO, USA; D. 2015-11-19
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Andreas Wecker

B. 1970, Germany
Gymnastics (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
1988 1992 1996 2000 HP
Individual Combined dnq fourth 13th 30th 1625.6
Team Combined silver fourth 7th 10th 1525
Floor exercises 7th 100
Pommeled Horse bronze 640
Rings bronze fifth 890
Parallel Bars 7th 100
Horizontal Bar 8th silver gold 2664
7544.6


Werner Weckert

B. 1938-08-23, Zürich, Switzerland
Cycling - Track
1960 HP
Men's Team Pursuit R1:17th 3
3


Weckinger Edit

competed in 1952 as

Weckinger-Perényi Edit

B. 1923-05-05, Kispest, Hungary
Gymnastics (Artistic) & Rhytmic Gymnastics (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 10th 100
Women's Team All-Around silver silver 3000
Women's Floor Exercise 9th 40
Women's Horse Vault 11th 16
Women's Uneven Bars sixth 160
Women's Balance Beam 17th 1
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus bronze 640
3957


Johan Verner Weckman

B. 1882-07-26, Finland; D. 1968-02-22
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (2 gold, 1 silver)
1906 1908 HP
Middleweight (-85 kg) gold 12800
Light Heavyweight (-93 kg) gold
All-Around Championship silver 750
7150 6400 13550

The All-around Championship at Athina was a special event for the winners of the three weightclasses. Weckman fought and lost just one fight, and it still got him an extra silver medal.

Olympic Competitor nr 2976


Emil Wecksten

B. 1895-08-28, Kirkkinummi, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1985-12-20
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1924 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) fifth 1500
1500


Kurt Gunnar Weckström

B. 1911-12-04, Helsinki, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1983-01-07
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Hugo Weczerek

B. 1909-12-17, from Wien, represented Austria
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 0.936
Men's Sabre, Team SF:3rd 205
205.936


Written 2000-11-29 - last modified 2021-05-22

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