Dob - Dog - Doh - Dol - Don - Dor - Dou - Dov - Dow - Doy
competed from 1992 as
B. 1961, Russia
Shooting (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
|Sport Pistol, moving target||8th||gold||bronze||9216|
B. 1931-04-14 Ezerets, Bulgaria
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (1 gold, 1 silver)
B. 1973-02-15, Mtskheta, Georgia, then Soviet Union, representing Germany
Trampolining (1 gold)
B. 1875-10-08, Great Britain; D. 1919-08-21
Tennis (2 gold, 1 bronze)
Brother of Reginald Doherty.
Olympic Competitor nr 749
B.1872-10-14, Great Britain; D. 1910-12-29
Tennis (3 gold, 1 bronze)
Tennis Player who, together with his brother Laurie (winner of gold at the Paris singles and doubles), played a major part in popularizing the game at a time when Wimbledon badly needed new heroes. Between them, the brothers won 17 Wimbledon titles in 10 years. RF also won three Olympic doubles titles.
Olympic Competitor nr 751
Olympic Competitor nr 1573
B. 1975-09-15, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Swimming (2 gold, 1 silver)
|200 m Individual Medley||7th||silver||4400|
|400 m Individual Medley||gold||gold||12800|
Olympic Competitor nr 1410
Olympic Competitor nr 388
Olympic Competitor nr 181
B. 1961-03-??, Spain
Sailing (2 gold)
His older brother Jose Luis Doreste Blanco won gold in the Finn in 1988.
A third brother Gustavo Doreste Blanco came in 6th at the 1980 Moscow Games in the 470 class.
Alpine Skiing (2 gold, 1 silver)
B. 1928-10-03, Perpignan, France
Fencing Men (4 gold, 2 silver)
Four times World Champion in foil (1947,49,53,54), he took also four team
foil titles. He rebelled against the introduction of the electric foil, but
took up competition again in 1958 and finished seventh at Roma.
He was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1971. He is a first cousin to Pierre d'Oriola.
B. 1920-02-01, Corneilla del Vercol, Pyr.Or., France
Equestrianism - Jumping (2 gold, 2 silver)
The only rider to have won two individual Jumping titles, the first at Helsinki
on Ali Baba, the second on Lutteur B at Tokyo.
He had ridden Ali Baba only three times before Helsinki.
Olympic Competitor nr 1467
Olympic Competitor nr 5
Olympic Competitor nr 382
Olympic Competitor nr 1127
B. 1969-02-17, Rouen, France
Judo (2 gold, 1 bronze)
Olympic Competitor nr 1635
B. 1885-02-05, USA; D. 1929-01-01
Cycling (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
His six medals were a record for a cyclist until equalled by Bradley Wiggins 104 years later.
Olympic Competitor nr 612
Written 2000-12-25 - last modified 2002-10-28
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