Great Olympians

Biographies - BI


Émile Billard

Olympic Competitor nr 1198


John A. Biller

B. 1879-11-14, USA; D;1960-02
Track and Field (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1904 1908 HP
Standing High Jump fourth silver 6300
Standing Long Jump bronze fourth 4680
Discus Throw fifth 1125
5805 6300 12105

Olympic Competitor nr 1969


Charles Billings

Olympic Competitor nr 5056


Edwin "Teddy" Billington

B. 1882-07-14, Southampton, Great Britain, came to the USA as a baby; D. 1966-08, Pine Brook, New Jersey, United States
Cycling (1 silver, 3 bronze)
1904 HP
1/4 mile bronze 1920
1/3 mile bronze 1920
1/2 mile silver 3000
1 mile bronze 1920
2 miles fourth 1200
5 miles competed 200
25 miles 8th 192
10352

Olympic Competitor nr 1939


Yuriy Bilonog

B. 1974-03-09, Belopol'ye, Ukraine
Athletics - Shot Put (1 gold)
2000 2004 2008 HP
Shot Put fifth gold sixth 15075
15075

The shot put in 2004 was held at the ancient site of Olympia. Bilonog had two throws of 21.15m before his sixth attempt. Adam Nelson had just one valid throw, of 21.16m. In his sixth throw, Bilonog put 21.16m, so he took the gold medal because of his better second throw.


Charles Bilot

Olympic Competitor nr 4706


written 2002-10-27 - last modified 2011-08-12

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