Olympic Competitor nr 2361
B. 1948-11-26, Croatia
Basketball (1 gold, 2 silver)
He appears to be Croatian.
Olympic Competitor nr 3572
Born in (then French) Algeria
B. 1973-07-30, Puerto Rico, playing for Cuba
Volleyball (3 gold)
Member of the Cuban Volleyball team that won gold at Barcelona, Atlanta and
Her birth place is given as Puerto Rico. I have not found any places in Cuba of that name, nor any explanation as to when she has moved from Puerto Rico (the Island) to Cuba, if that is what she has done.
She lists Fidel Castro as her most admired person, and this is apparently real, because not all the Cuban athletes say this.
Olympic Competitor nr 283
B. 1894-12-27, Philadelphia, Pa, USA; D. 1986-04-17
Rowing (3 gold)
In 1920 and 1924 he partnered his uncle John Kelly,
Sr. (father of Grace) in the double sculls; in 1928 he was partnered
by Charles McIlvaine in the same event. His son Bernard Paul Costello Jr.
(born 1929) won silver in the double sculls in 1956.
Olympic Competitor nr 630
Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2011-08-15
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