Great Olympians

Biographies - BEA


Rex Beach

Olympic Competitor nr 2153


Charles Beachcroft

Olympic Competitor nr 1404


James Beale

Olympic Competitor nr 4512


Alfred Beamish

Olympic Competitor nr 5008


Amanda Beard

USA
Swimming (2 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)
1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
100 m Breast stroke silver fourth 6160
200 m Breast stroke silver bronze gold 18th 16203.2
200 m Individual Medley silver 4000
4x100 m Medley Relay gold silver 3250
29613.2


Clarke Beard

Olympic Competitor nr 4327


Hal Beasley

Olympic Competitor nr 5513


George Beattie

Olympic Competitor nr 3206


Édouard Beaudouin

Olympic Competitor nr 1360


Omer Beaugendre

Olympic Competitor nr 1554


Désiré Beaurain

Olympic Competjtor nr 4412


Francis Joseph Edmund "Frank" Beaurepaire

B. 1891-05-13, Australia; D. 1956-05-29
Swimming (3 silver, 3 bronze)
1908 1920 1924 bonus HP
100 m Free-style SF:4 246
400 m Free-style silver fifth(*)
1000
SF:5th
130
413 4543
1500 m Free-style bronze bronze
2560
bronze
2560
704 7744
4x200 m Free-style Relay fourth silver
1000
silver
1000
230 2530
5466 4560 3690 1347 15063

(*) he made the final (with five) of the 400 m at Antwerp, but abandoned the race.
He had been declared a professional (as a lifeguard) and could not compete in 1912.
From 1940 to 1942 he was Mayor of Melbourne and it was his idea to host the Olympics. Sadly, he would just miss them in 1956.

Olympic Competjtor nr 3707


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2011-08-13

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