Great Olympians

Biographies - WIT


Oros Witarsa

B. 1916-10-16, Kebumen, Java, Indonesia; D. 2008-04-02
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Harold Witherall

Olympic Competitor nr 4220


Godwin Withers

Olympic Competitor nr 3930


Michael Rodney Withers

B. 1938-02-01, Trowbridge, England, lived in Balmain, NSW, represented Australia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team R1:4th R1:3rd 12th 72.75
72.75


William Withers

Olympic Competitor nr 2273


Ryszard Witke

B. 1939-11-09, Sanok, Poland
Ski Jumping
1964 1968 HP
Men's Normal Hill 45th 32nd 0.00401
Men's Large Hill 35th 31st 0.0074
0.01141


Grażyna Witkowska

B. 1952-06-22, Warszawa, Poland
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Women's Individual All-Round 55th -6.10
Women's Team All-Round 10th 25
25.0000001


Szczepan Witkowski

B. 1898-12-20, Lviv, then in Austria, now in Ukraine, in 1924 (called Lwow) in Poland, represented Poland; D. 1937-05-29
Biathlon & Cross-Country Skiing
1924 HP
Men's Military Ski Patrol dnf 480
Men's 50 km 21st 0.64
480.64


Rosie Witschas

competed in 1976 as

Rosie Ackermann

B. 1952-04-04, Lohsa, Sachsen, (then East-)Germany, represented the German Democratic Republic
Track & Field (1 gold)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Women's High Jump 7th gold fourth 12600
12600


Katarina Witt

B. 1965-12-03, (then East-)Berlin, (then East-)Germany, represented the German Democratic Republic in 1984 and 1988
Digure Skating (2 gold)
1984 1988 1992 1994 HP
Women's Singles gold gold 7th 19650
19650

World Champion in 1985, '87 and '88.


Raymond Charles "Ray" Wittelsberger

B. 1925-03-16, Baltimore, MD, USA; D. 1980-08-29
Hockey
1956 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Henry Wittenberg

B. 1918-09-18, Jersey City, NJ, USA; D. 2010-03-09
Freestyle Wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver)
1948 1952 HP
Light heavyweight (-87 kg) gold silver 15600
15600


Jan Willem Wittenberg

B. 1943-02-26, Deventer, the Netherlands
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1964 1968 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres 7th SF:4th 234
234


Bernd Wittenburg

B. 1950-04-01, Neukloster, M-V, Germany, represented East Germany
Boxing
1976 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R2 116.9
116.9


Joseph Witterwulghe

B. 1883-11-01, Brussel, Belgium; D. 1967
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - Medals AC 38.42
38.42


Ivonne Witteveen Kistemaker

B. 1944-01-22, Curaçao, represented the Netherlands Antilles
Fencing
1968 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:6th -2.34
0.0034


Matthias Witthaus

Germany
Hockey (2 gold, 1 silver)
2000 2004 2008 2012 HP
team fifth bronze gold gold 12270
12270


Heinz Wittig

B. 1938-03-03, Halle an der Saale, S-A, Germany; D. 2012-08-15
Aquatics - Water Polo
1964 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Werner Wittig

B. 1909-05-23 in Germany, lived in New York, represented Germany; D. 1992-02-04
Cycling - Road
1932 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual 28th 0.032
Men's Road Race, Team 8th 64
64.032


(Carl) Göran Witting

B. 1925-04-02, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 2017-10-27
Sailing
1960 HP
5.5 metres Class fifth 1000
1000


Eva Wittke

B. 1951-07-18, Freital, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley R1:13th 25.6
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay fifth 250
275.6


Arthur Wittmaack

B. 1878-06-02, Malmö, Sweden, represented Denmark; D. 1965-11-02
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 55.03
55.03

Subitted an entry together with Frederik Hvalsøe.


Harry Wittman

Olympic Competitor nr 1941


Josef Wittmann

Olympic Competitor nr 3048


Arthur Wittwer

B. 1927-12-15, Kirchberg, Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Marathon 44th 0.000024
0.000024


Otto Wittwer

B. 1937-12-24, Langnau im Emmenthal, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Chris Witty

B. 1975-06-23, West Allis, Wisc., USA
Speed Skating & Track Cycling (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Speed Skating 1994 1998 2002 2006 HP
500 m 10th 14th 28th 116.0256
1000 m 23rd silver gold 27th 10400.34
1500 m bronze fifth 3560
Track Cycling 2000 14076.366
Time Trial fifth 1500
15576.366


Jeanette Josephina Maria "Nettie" Witziers-Timmer

B. 1923-07-22, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 2005-01-25
Athletics (1 gold)
1948 HP
Women's 4x100 m Relay gold 1600
1600


Herman Witzig

B. 1907-12-05, New York, NY, USA; D. 1944-11-28
Gymnastics
1928 HP
Men's Individual Combined (9 events) 51st -
Men's Team Combined 7th 100
Men's Vault 7th 100
Men's Parallel Bars 46th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 49th -
Men's Rings 61st -
Men's Pommeled Horse 55th -
200

The mention "non-scoring" on the database is not correct, since the six best scores per apparatus were counted. Witzig's score on the Horse Vault certainly contributed to the USA total, but so did his scores at the Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar and Rings.


Written 2000-12-25 - last modified 2022-08-06

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