Great Olympians

Biographies - WIR


Kurt Wires

B. 1919-04-28, Helsinki, Finland; D. 1992-02-22
Canoeing - Sprint (2 gold, 1 silver)
1948 1952 HP
K1 10000 m silver 4000
K2 1000 m gold 4800
K2 10000 m gold 4800
13600


Charles Wirgman

Olympic Competitor nr 3353


Bo Håkan Wirhed

B. 1935-11-11, Hedemora, Sweden
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Men's Individual Combined 82nd -12.40
Men's Team Combined 14th 4
4


René Wiriath

B. 1899-12-01, sainte-Ménéhould, France; D. 1942-03-28
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 800 m SF:7th 1.08
Men's 1500 m 10th 100
101.08


Maridjo Wirjodemedjo

B. 1927-12-20, represented Indonesia
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's High Jump QU:24th 0.24
0.24


Bjørn Tore Wirkola

B. 1943-08-04, Alta, Norway
Nordic Combined & Ski Jumping
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Individual 11th 96
Men's Normal Hill fourth 1600
Men's Large Hill 16th 23rd 37th 6.6564
1702.6564


Konrad Wirnhier

B. 1937-07-07, Pfarrkirchen, Bayern, (later West-)Germany, represented the Federal Republic of Germany; D. 2002-06-02
Shooting (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Skeet bronze gold 13440
13440


Václav Wirt

B. 1893-09-09, Praha, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 19
Gymnastics
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, European system fourth 400
400


Enrique Jorge Wirth

represented Argentina
Modern Pentathlon
1948 HP
Men's Individual 11th 96
96


František Wirth

B. 1915-03-07, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2003-06-01
Gymnastics
1948 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 52nd -
Men's Team All-Around sixth 160
Men's Floor Exercise 60th -
Men's Horse Vault 38th -
Men's Parallel Bars 64th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 27th 0.01
Men's Rings 73rd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 57th -
160.01


Max Wirth

B. 1930-12-09, Zürich, Switzerland
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Team Pursuit QF 430.5
430.5


Ferd Wirtz

Olympic Competitor nr 6383


Joseph Wirtz

B. 1912-01-05, Teterchen, Alsace, then part of Germany, after 1919 France; D. 1991-09-12
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Hammer Throw 16th 9.6
9.6


Beat Wirz

B. 1953-01-30, Grossdietwil, Switzerland
Rowing
1968 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 7th 500
500


Hansjörg Wirz

B. 1943-06-09, represented Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:27th 0.06
0.06


Heinz Wirz

B. 1939-02-05, Olten, Switzerland
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 15th 5
5


Rudolf Wirz

B. 1918-01-28, from Basel, represented Switzerland
Handball (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Suzanne "Susi" Wirz

B. 1931-11-30, Bern, Switzerland
Figure Skating
1952 HP
Women's Singles 15th 15
15


Walther Wirz

B. 1936-06-20, Olten, Switzerland
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 15th 5
5


Written 2011-12-22 - last modified 2021-09-28

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