Great Olympians

Biographies - ZAN


Alberta Zanardi

B. 1940-01-06, Mantova, Italy
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1960 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 metres 7th 400
400


Juan Francisco Zanassi

B. 1947-02-19, represented Argentina
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Coxless Fours Rep:4th 15.6
15.6


Marino Zanatta

B. 1947-02-08, Milano, Italy
Basketball
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team fourth 'fifth) 1120
1120


Hovhannes Zanazanyan

B. 1946-12-10, Athina, Greece, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2015-10-04
Football (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280

He was born in Greece where his father was a professional footballer, but he played in Armenia his entire career.


Pércio Zancani

from Porto Alegre, RGdS, represented Brazil
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxless Pairs SF:2nd 1350
1350


Nilo Zandanel

B. 1937-11-08, Cibiana di Cadore, Italy; D. 2015-07-25
Ski Jumping
1960 1964 HP
Men's Individual 36th 0.00096
Men's Normal Hill 37th 0.0004
Men's Large Hill 25th 0.1
0.10136


Helge Zandén

B. 1886-07-23, Borås, Sweden; D. 1972-01-09
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Paintings AC 3.724
3.724


Dietrich Zander

B. 1951-07-02, Berlin, Germany, represented East Germany
Rowing (1 silver)
1972 HP
Men's Coxed Fours silver 3000
3000


Erich Zander

B. 1905-04-11, Kassel, Hessen, Germany
Hockey (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's Team bronze silver 3608
3608


Heinz Zander

B. 1923-10-20, from Wuppertal, N-W, represented Germany
Water Polo
1952 HP
Water Polo Men's Team R2:4th 7.25
7.25


Hermann Zander

B. 1912-11-10, Bochum, N-W, Germany; D. 1973-02-24
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights fifth 500
500


Holger Zander

B. 1943-05-24, Sankt Michaelsdonn, S-H, Germany, represented West Germany in 1968
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 metres bronze 9th 2040
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres silver 2000
4040


John Zander

B. 1890-01-31, Stockholm, Sweden
Athletics (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1912 1920 HP
Men's 1500 m 7th FI:dnf 425.6
Men's 3000 m Team silver bronze 1375
1800.6

Olympic Competitor nr 6241


Robert Zander

B. 1895-09-18, Luleå, Sweden; D. 1966-06-27
Football
1920 HP
Men's Team CR1 164
164


Abbas Zandi

B. 1930-06-03, Tehran, Iran; D. 2017-10-30
Freestyle Wrestling
1948 1952 1956 HP
Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) 7th 2700
Men's Middleweight (-79 kg) 7th
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-87 kg) fifth
2700


Roberto Zandonella Necca

B. 1944-04-14, Comelico, Italy
Bobsleigh (1 gold)
1968 1972 HP
Four−Man gold 8th 4992
4992


Werner Zandt

B. 1927-10-20, Stuttgart, B-W, Germany; D. 2009-10-13
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:4th 14.5
Men's 200 metres SF:4th 328
Men's 4x100m Relay R1:4th 3.625
346.125


Abraham "Bram" Zanella Sticotti

B. 1918-09-27, Amaro, Venezuela
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Trap 22nd 0.6
0.6


Antun "Ante" Žanetić

B. 1936-11-18, Korčula, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 2014-12-18
Football (1 gold)
1960 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Arthur Zanetti

B. 1990-04-16, São Caetano do Sul, SP, Brazil
Gymnastics (1 gold, 1 silver)
2012 2016 HP
Men's Rings gold silver 10400
Men's Team Combined sixth 160
10560


Luigi Zanetti

B. 1921-09-20, Padova, Italy; D. 2008-06-09
Gymnastics
1948 1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 26th 69th 0.064
Men's Team All-Around fifth 10th 275
Men's Floor Exercise 10th 73rd 25
Men's Horse Vault 73rd 65th -
Men's Parallel Bars 26th 87th 0.016
Men's Horizontal Bar 25th 100th 0.025
Men's Rings 62nd 108th -
Men's Pommeled Horse fourth 43rd 400
700.105


Paulo Zanetti

B. 1952-09-24, São Paulo, Brazil
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Men's 100 m Freestyle 29th 0.016
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay fourth 400
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay 13th 6.4
406.416


Roger Zanetti

B. 1930-07-16, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Hockey
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's team cons:SF 15th 169
169


Helmut Zanghellini

B. 1939-12-16, Füssen, Bay., Germany
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Elena Zangor

B. 1933-06-19, Azuga, Romania
Cross-Country Skiing
1956 HP
Women's 3x5 kilometres Relay dnf 25
25


Ion Zangor

B. 1938-07-05, Azuga, Romania
Bobsleigh
1972 HP
Men's Two fifth 1250
Men's Four 10th 75
1325


Octávio Zani

B. 1902, represented Brazil
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's Shot Put QU:nm 0.0384
Men's Discus Throw QU:23rd 0.384
Men's Hammer Throw QU:14th 24
24.4224


Mario Zanin

B. 1940-07-03, Santa Lucia di Piave, Italy
Cycling - Road (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Road Race gold 9600
9600


Valentin Petrovich Zanin

B. 1937-10-27, Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Rowing
1956 1960 HP
Men's Coxed Fours SF:3rd fourth 1815
1815


Roland Zaninetti

B. 1936-05-01, Lausanne, Switzerland
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 15th 5
5


Marjan Zaninović

B. 1911-02-02, Šibenik, Croatia, then part of Austria, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1968-12-24
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights Rep:3rd 34
34


Heinrich Zänker

B. 1902-09-22, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany; D. 1984-06-01
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Coxless Fours QF 975
975


Rolando Zanni

B. 1914-02-08, Abetone, Italy
Alpine Skiing
1936 HP
Men's Alpine Combined dnf 0.00000000096
0.00000000096


G. Zannino

Olympic Competitor nr 2766


Paul Zanolini

B. 1898-08-13, Colorado, USA; D. 1989-06-08
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) R2 25.5
25.5


Umberto Zanolini

Olympic Competitor nr 6481


Camillo Zanolli

B. 1929-10-27, Forno di Zoldo, Italy; D. 2019-08-17
Cross-Country Skiing
1956 HP
Men's 30 kilometres 26th 0.064
0.064


Ludovic Zanoni

B. 1935-06-26, Arad, Romania
Cycling - Road
1960 HP
Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial sixth 480
480


Zantzinger, Borie & Medary

from the USA
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37

Since the team members are unknown, I cannot do otherwise than consider and count this architecture firm as just one athlete.


Cesare Zanzottera

Olympic Competitor nr 3903


Written 2011-10-03 - last modified 2022-08-01

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