Great Olympians

Biographies - BER


Josef Beránek

Olympic Competitor nr 5586


J. Bérard

Olympic Competitor nr 1567


Felice Berardo

Olympic Competitor nr 5146


Gheorghe Berceanu

B. 1949-12-28,Cârna, Dolj, Romania
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (1 gold, 1 silver)
1972 1976 HP
Light-flyweight gold silver 15600
15600


Berczelly Tibor

B. 1912-01-03, Hungary; D. 1990-10-15
Fencing (3 gold, 2 bronze)

Member of the Hungarian Sabre team that won gold at Berlin, London and Helsinki.
(132 HP)


Jack Beresford, jr., C.B.E.

B. 1899-01-01, Chiswick, Great Britain; D. 1977-12-03
Rowing Men (3 gold, 2 silver)
1920 1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Single Sculls silver gold 31200
Double sculls gold 16000
Coxless Fours gold 9600
Eights silver 4000
60800

Won gold or silver at five consecutive olympics, and was preparing for the 1940 Olympics when war intervened. His father Julius had won silver in the fours at Stockholm.


John Beresford

Olympic Competitor nr 537


Julius Beresford

Olympic Competitor nr 6887


Amilcare Beretta

Olympic Competitor nr 3786


Yelena Berezhnaya

competed for Latvia in 1994, for Russia in 1998 and 2002
Figure Skating (1 gold, 1 silver)
1994 1998 2002 HP
Pairs 8th silver gold 13240
13240

Her medals came with Anton Sikharulidze.


Bernard Berg

Olympic Competitor nr 1788


Laura Berg

USA
Softball (3 gold, 1 silver)
1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
Softball gold gold gold silver 23200
23200

Member of the gold-winning USA Softball teams at Atlanta, Sydney and Athina


Ragnar Berg

Olympic Competitor nr 1729


A. Berger

it has been said he's the same as Henri-Georges, but H-G competed in the 15th pool - it has been said A. did not compete, but then there is only one pool with a missing fencer - I decided to put him back in

Olympic Competitor nr 551


Herman Georges Berger

Olympic Competitor nr 299


Isaac Berger

B. 1936-11-16, USA
Weight-Lifting (1 gold, 2 silver)
1956 1960 1964 HP
-60 kg gold silver silver 27000
27000


Samuel Berger

Olympic Competitor nr 2287


Georges Bergès

Olympic Competitor nr 320


Axel Berggren

Olympic Competitor nr 1873

(*) team rosters not certainly known


Karl Bergh

Olympic Competitor nr 5969


Adolf Bergman

Olympic Competitor nr 6124


Åke Bergman

Olympic Competitor nr 6205


Per Bergman

Olympic Competitor nr 6893


Erik Bergqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 5631


Theodor Bergqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 6062


Hans Bergsland

Olympic Competitor nr 4063


Ragnar Bergstedt

Olympic Competitor nr 6769


Dick Bergström

Olympic Competitor nr 6894


Erik Bergström

Olympic Competitor nr 5203


Gustaf Bergström

Olympic Competitor nr 4728


Kurt Bergström

Olympic Competitor nr 6895


Erik Bergvall

Olympic Competitor nr 4315


Thure Bergvall

Olympic Competitor nr 3099


Berhouzouq

Olympic Competitor nr 1060


Berkes József

B. 1890-12-31, Pancevo, Vojvodina, now in Serbia, represented Hungary

Olympic Competitor nr 6426


Tell Berna

Olympic Competitor nr 6253


Adolphe Bernard

Olympic Competitor nr 2613


Alain Bernard

B. 1983-05-01, Aubagne, France
Swimming (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2008 HP
50 m Freestyle bronze 2560
100 m Freestyle gold 6400
4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay silver 1000
9960

Alain Bernard was kept for the final, but France did not qualify for the final of the medley relay at Beijing, depriving Bernard of a chance to score 10000 HP. Even the 40 HP for the ninth place that France did get would have been enough.


Edmond Bernhardt

Olympic Competitor nr 2782


Bernillon

Olympic Competitor nr 1171


Ole Valdemar Berntsen

B. 1915-01-22, Denmark
Sailing (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Dragon bronze fifth silver gold 17450
17450


Oluf Berntsen

Olympic Competitor nr 5773


Marcel Berré

Olympic Competitor nr 5423

(*) precise team composition unknown


Arthur Berry

Olympic Competitor nr 4729


Bersin

Olympic Competitor nr 321


Paul Berth

Olympic Competitor nr 5263


Jens Ole Berthelsen

Olympic Competitor nr 5447

(*) roster unknown


Jens Peter Berthelsen

Olympic Competitor nr 322


Nils Berthelsen

Olympic Competitor nr 6896


Berti László

Olympic Competitor nr 5782


Carl Bertilsson

Olympic Competitor nr 3849


Per Bertilsson

Olympic Competitor nr 5987


Marcello Bertinetti

Olympic Competitor nr 4158


Rodrigo Bertinotti

Olympic Competitor nr 2374


Henri Berton

Olympic Competitor nr 3996


Gavriil Bertrain

Olympic Competitor nr 5597


J. Bertrand

Olympic Competitor nr 1299


Maxime Bertrand

Olympic Competitor nr 1569


William Berwald

B. 1874-08-05, Cleveland, Ohio, United States; D. 1963-04-15

Olympic Competitor nr 1780


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

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