Great Olympians

Biographies - WHE


Richard Anthony Wheadon

B. 1933-03-31, London, England, Great Britain
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Eights Rep:3rd 50
50


Joseph "Joe" Wheater

B. 1918-10-06, Selby, England, Great Britain
Shooting
1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Trap 18th sixth 11th 1059.84
1059.84


William John "Bill" Wheatley

B. 1909-07-05, Gypsum, Kansas, USA; D. 1992-02-05
Basketball (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Dad Wheatley

Olympic Competitor nr 2922


John Laviers Wheatley

B. 1892-01-23, Abergavenny, Wales, Great Britain; D. 1955-11-17
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 2.873
2.873


Patrick Wheatley

B. 1899-01-01, Vryheid, Natal Colony, represented Great Britain; D. 1967-11-05
Tennis
1924 HP
Men's Singles R2 0.00027
Men's Doubles R1 0.00081
0.00108


Robert John "Bob" Wheaton

B. 1941-12-28, Victoria, BC, Canada
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke R1:17th 5
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay fourth 400
405


Frank Wheaton

Olympic Competitor nr 1956


Robert Tomlinson "Bob" Wheeler, III

B. 1952-01-11, Baltimore, MD, USA; D. 2010-11-19
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres SF:12th 40
40


Christopher James "Chris" Wheeler

B. 1914-07-26, Woodend, Vict., Australia; D. 1984-11-13
Road Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual ac 0.000015
0.000015


George Edward Wheeler

B. 1914-12-14, Pittsburg, Penn, USA; D. 1990-07-08
Gymnastics
1936 HP
Men's Individual combined (6 apparatuses) 67th -
Men's Team combined 10th 25
Men's Floor Exercise 23rd 0.064
Men's Vault 24th 0.04
Men's Parallel Bars 34th 0.0004
Men's Horizontal Bar 65th -
Men's Rings 87th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 89th -
25.1044


Hughlette Wheeler

B. 1901-04-24, Christmas, Flor., USA; D. 1955-12-25
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture 2 entries 10.68
10.68


Lucile Wheeler

B. 1935-01-14, Saint-Jovite, Québ., Canada
Alpine Skiing (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Women's Downhill 27th bronze 2560.04
Women's Giant Slalom 27th sixth 640.04
Women's Slalom 26th dnf 0.064
3200.144


Michael Keith Valentine "Mike" Wheeler

B. 1935-02-14, Watford, England, Great Britain; D. 2020-01-05
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Men's 400 metres QF:5th 2.29
Men's 4x400m Relay bronze 640
642.29


Quentin David Wheeler

B. 1955-04-27, Long Beach, NJ, USA
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 400 metres Hurdles fourth 2400
2400


Theodore Stanley Richardson "Ted" Wheeler

B. 1931-01-30, Chattanooga, Tenn., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:8th 0.272
0.272


Warren Wheelock

B. 1880, Sutton, Mass., USA; D. 1960-07-08
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture ac 5.34
5.34


George Whelan

Olympic Competitor nr 5316


Leo Whelan

B. 1892-10-10, Dublin, Ireland, then part of Great Britain; D. 1956-11-06
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Homer Whelchel

B. 1899-12-31, Dawson County, Geor., USA; D. 1974-08-15
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's Javelin Throw QU:12th 60
60


Edward Wheller

B. 1896-05-23, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1968-12-14
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 400 m Hurdles SF:4th 492
492


Robert Whetters

B. 1939-09-02, represented Australia
Cycling - Road & Cycling - Track
1960 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -24.60
Men's Team Pursuit R1:14th 12
12


John H. Whetton

B. 1941-09-06, Mansfield, England, Great Britain
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's 1500 metres 8th fifth 1256
1256


Written 2011-08-18 - last modified 2022-07-09

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