Great Olympians

Biographies - HEI


Anton Heida

B. 1878-10, USA
Gymnastics (5 gold, 1 silver)
1904 HP
Turnverein - Individual combined 18th 1.92
Turnverein - Individual gymnastics 12th 7.5
Turnverein - Individual athletics 59th 3x10-9
Turnverein - Team gold 1200
Swedish System - Individual combined gold 4800
Parallel Bars silver 750
Horizontal Bar gold 1200
Side Horse gold 1200
Long Horse gold 1200
10359

Olympic Competitor nr 1703


Eric Heiden

USA
Speed Skating (5 gold)
1976 1980 HP
500 m - gold 6400
1000 m - gold 6400
1500 m 7th gold 6800
5000 m 19th gold 6401.6
10000 m - gold 6400
32401.6

Achieved the 'impossible' in winning all five distances, with five world records to boot. He had also performed the Olympic Oath at Lake Placid. His sister Beth also won a bronze in skating.


Karel Heijting

Olympic Competitor nr 4749


Väinö Heikkilä

Olympic Competitor nr 6673


Jennifer Heil

Canada
Free-style Skiing - Moguls (1 gold, 1 silver)
2002 2006 2010 HP
Moguls fourth gold silver 22500
22500


Hal Heiland

Olympic Competitor nr 5525


John Hein

Olympic Competitor nr 2325


Alfred Heinrich

Olympic Competitor nr 6832


Carol Heiss

USA
Figure Skating (1 gold, 1 silver)
1956 1960 HP
Ladies' Singles silver gold 15600
15600


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2011-08-12

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