Great Olympians

Biographies - BRA


Wilhelmus Braams

Olympic Competitor nr 3641


Jul Braathe

Olympic Competitor nr 2557


Tim Brabants

B. 1977-01-23, Chertsey, Great Britain
Canoeing (1 gold, 2 bronze)
2000 2004 2008 HP
K1 1000 m bronze fifth gold 12450
K1 500 m bronze 2560
15010


Walter Brack

B. 1880-11-20, Germany; D. 1919-07-19
Swimming (1 gold, 1 silver)
1904 HP
100 yds Backstroke gold 7200
440 yds Breaststroke silver 4500
11700

Olympic Competitor nr 2148


Ben Bradshaw

Olympic Competitor nr 2311


George Bradshaw

Olympic Competitor nr 4239


Joseph Brady

Olympic Competitor nr 2357


Alberto Braglia

B. 1883-04-23, Campogalliano, Modena, Italy; D. 1954-02-05
Gymnastics (3 gold, 2 silver)
1906 1908 1912 HP
Individual combined (5 events) silver 3000
Individual combined (6 events) silver 3000
Individual combined (7 events) gold 15200
Individual combined (4 events) gold
Team combined, European system gold 1600
6000 7200 9600 22800

He is considered Italy's first medal winner, although this was at Athina in 1906, where he won two silvers at the combined (a pentathlon and a hexathlon)
He won the individual gold medal at London, and then went to work as an acrobat in a circus. He returned to Stockholm but was not considered a professional. He successfully defended his individual title.

Olympic Competitor nr 2849


J. Braid

Olympic Competitor nr 1403


Emilio Brambilla

Olympic Competitor nr 2896


Wilhelm Brandes

Olympic Competitor nr 6729


Seppl Brandstätter

Olympic Competitor nr 5180


Ernst Brandsten

Olympic Competitor nr 5880


François Brandt

Olympic Competitor nr 1434


John Brandt

Olympic Competitor nr 2237


Georg Branting

Olympic Competitor nr 4159


Ernest Brashe

Olympic Competitor nr 6921


J. Brassart

Olympic Competitor nr 329


David Bratton

Olympic Competitor nr 2134


Brau

Olympic Competitor nr 330


Hanns Braun

Olympic Competitor nr 3455


Maria Braun

competed in 1932 as

Maria Philipsen-Braun

the Netherlands
Swimming
1928 1932 HP
100 m Backstroke gold 7th 10200
400 m Free-style silver - 4000
4x100 m Free-style Relay sixth - 160
14360

het nickname was "Zus" (Sister).


Max Braun

Olympic Competitor nr 2078


Alfred Braunschweiger

Olympic Competitor nr 2169


Karl Braunsteiner

Olympic Competitor nr 5181


Henry Brawley

Olympic Competitor nr 2019


John Bray

Olympic Competitor nr 808


Written 2002-10-27 - last modified  2011-08-15

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