Great Olympians

Biographies - HO

Hoc - Hod - Hof - Hog - Hol - Hom - Hon - Hoo - Hop - Hor - Hos - Hou - Hoy


Hoch Hugó

Olympic Competitor nr 707


Maurice Hochepied

Olympic Competitor nr 1263


Victor Hochepied

Olympic Competitor nr 1285


Pavol Hochschorner

B. 1979-09-07, Bratislava, Slovakia
Canoeing, Slalom (3 gold)
2000 2004 2008 HP
C2 gold gold gold 48000
48000

Winner of the slalom C2 at Sydney, Athina and Beijing, together with his twin brother Peter.


Peter Hochschorner

B. 1979-09-07, Bratislava, Slovakia
Canoeing, Slalom (3 gold)
2000 2004 2008 HP
C2 gold gold gold 48000
48000

Winner of the slalom C2 at Sydney, Athina and Beijing, together with his twin brother Pavol.


George Hodgson

Canada
Swimming (2 gold)
1912 1920 HP
400 m Free-style gold SF:4th 6728
1500 m Free-style gold SF:5th 6530
13258


Falk Hoffmann

(East) Germany
Diving (1 gold)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Platform 10th sixth gold 7140
Springboard 7th fourth fourth 3600
10740


Georg Hoffmann

Germany
Swimming and Diving (3 silver)
1904 1906 HP
Platform silver silver 9000
100 yds Backstroke silver 4500
440 yds Breaststroke fourth 1800
100 m Free-style comp 9.3
15309


Fritz Hofmann

B. 1871-06-16, Berlin, Germany; D. 1927-07-14
Athletics (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1896 1906 HP
100 m silver ht:5th 4000.00018
400 m fourth 1600
High Jump fifth 1500
Hop, Step & Jump AC 780
Putting the Weight AC 1020
8900 0.00018 8900.00018
Rope Climbing bronze 3840
3840
12700 0.00018 12740.00018

Olympic Competitor nr 10


Willy Hofmeister

Olympic Competitor nr 1665


Nancy Hogshead

USA
Swimming (3 gold, 1 silver)
1984 HP
100 m Free-style gold 6400
200 m Individual Medley silver 4000
4 x 100 m Free-style Relay gold 1600
4 x 100 m Medley Relay gold 1600
200 m Butterfly fourth 1600
15200


Jozef Holecek

Czech Republic
Canoeing - Canadian (2 gold)
1948 1952 HP
C1, 1000 m gold gold 19200
19200


Jiri Holik

Czechoslovakia
Ice Hockey (2 silver, 2 bronze)
1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Ice Hockey bronze silver bronze silver 7216
7216


Bill Holland

Olympic Competitor nr 837


Eleanor Holm

USA
Swimming (1 gold)
1928 1932 HP
100 m Backstroke fifth gold 11100
11100


Stefan Holm

Sweden
Athletics (1 gold)
2000 2004 2008 HP
High Jump fourth gold fourth 18000
18000


Tore Anton Holm

Sweden
Sailing (2 gold, 2 bronze)
1920 - 1928 1932 1936 1948 HP
40 m² (crew of 4) gold 7200
6 m (crew of 5) gold bronze 6720
8 Meter class (crew of 6) bronze fourth 3120
17040


Knut Holmann

Norway
Canoeing (3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 2000 HP
K1, 1000 m silver gold gold 25200
K1, 500 m bronze silver gold 16200
41400


Anders Holmertz

Sweden
Swimming (4 silver, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 1996 HP
200 m Free-style 12th silver silver fifth 9944
400 m Free-style 23rd 8th bronze fifth 3816.256
1500 m Free-style 22nd - - - 0.4
4 x 100 m Free-style Relay - - fifth 7th 350
4 x 200 m Free-style Relay sixth sixth silver silver 2550
16662.656

(163.6 HP)


Andrew "Andy" Holmes

B. 1959-10-15, London, England, Great Britain
Rowing (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 HP
Coxed Fours gold 4800
Coxless Pairs gold 8000
Coxed Pairs bronze 3200
16000

Together with Steven Redgrave, he tried for a double that has not been done for a long time.


Kelly Holmes

B. 1970-04-19, Great Britain
Athletics (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1996 2000 2004 HP
800 m fourth bronze gold 13200
1500 m 11th 7th gold 6864
20064


Dianne Holum

USA
Speed Skating (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
1500 m 13th gold 64
3000 m - silver 40
500 m silver - 40
1000 m bronze sixth 32
176


Jacques Holzschuch

Olympic Competitor nr 628


Olga Homeghi

competed in 1984 as

Olga Bularda

Romania
Rowing (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1980 1984 1988 HP
Double Sculls bronze 4800
Coxless Pairs gold 12000
Coxed Fours gold 7200
Eights silver 3000
27000


Homonnai Márton

Hungary
Waterpolo (2 gold, 1 silver)
1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Waterpolo 7th silver gold gold 13110
13110


Honorez

Olympic Competitor nr 1090


L. Hood

Olympic Competitor nr 1683


Chris Hooijkaas

Olympic Competitor nr 431


Wolfgang Hoppe

Germany
Bobsleigh (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 1994 HP
four-man gold silver silver bronze 14362.5
two-man gold silver - - 13000
27362.5


Ernst Hoppenberg

Germany
Swimming
1900 HP
Team Race gold 1600
200 m Backstroke gold 9600

Olympic Competitor nr 1300


Edward Hore

Olympic Competitor nr 479


R. Horne

He played cricket for "France" in 1910 so I class him as French

Olympic Competitor nr 1394


Silke Hörner

Germany
Swimming (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1988 HP
200 m Breaststroke gold 6400
100 m Breaststroke bronze 2560
4 x 100 m Medley Relay gold 1600
10560


Horváth

Olympic Competitor nr 725


Daniel Horton

Olympic Competitor nr 1023


Louis Hostin

B. 1908-04-21, France
Weight-Lifting (2 gold, 1 silver)
1928 1932 1936 HP
Light Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) silver gold gold 37800
37800


Phiippe Houben

Olympic Competitor nr 1330


Clarence "Bud" Houser

B. 1901-09-25, USA
Track and Field (3 gold)
1924 1928 HP
Discus Throw gold gold 19200
Shot Put gold - 9600
28800

The first discus thrower to demonstrate the value of rotating speed in the circle. He was the last man to win two throwing titles at the same Olympics (Shot and Discus).


Andrew Hoy

Australia
Equestrianism - three-day event (3 gold, 1 silver)
1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 HP
Three-day Event, Individual 15th eighth fifth 11th silver 57th 7328.75
Three-day Event, Team fifth fifth gold gold gold sixth 10920
18248.75

Member of the Australian three day event team at Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney.
(173 HP)


Chris Hoy

B. 1976-03-23, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
Cycling - track (3 gold, 1 silver)
2000 2004 2008 HP
Olympic Sprint silver QF gold 10288.125
Time Trial gold 9600
Keirin dnq gold 6401.3
Sprint gold 6400
32689.425


William Welles "Bill" Hoyt

B. 1875-05-07, Glastonbury, CT, USA; D. 1954-12-01
Athletics (1 gold)
1896 HP
Pole Vault gold 9600
110 m Hurdles fourth 2400
12000

Olympic Competitor nr 51


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2002-10-28

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