Great Olympians

Biographies - JEN


Ernst Jencquel

Olympic Competitor nr 1448


Jeney István

Olympic Competitor nr 6789


Jeney László

Hungary
Waterpolo (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 HP
Waterpolo silver gold gold bronze 14520
14520


Albert Jenicot

Olympic Competitor nr 4715


David Jenkins

USA
Figure Skating (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Singles bronze gold 13440
13440


Hayes Alan Jenkins

USA
Figure Skating (1 gold)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Singles fourth gold 12000
12000


Poul Richard Höj Jensen

Denmark
Sailing (2 gold, 1silver)
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Dragon silver 7th 4950
Soling gold gold 14400
19350


Alexander Viggo Jensen

B. 1874-06-22, Copenhagen, Denmark; D. 1930-11-02
Many sports (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1896 1900 HP
Shot Put fourth 2400 3136.8
Discus Throw 5th/9th 736.8
total Athletics 3136.8
Rope Climbing fourth 2400 2400
total Gymnastics 2400
Military Rifle sixth 640 3657.4
Free Rifle bronze 2560
Free Rifle, team fourth 400
Free Rifle, combined 15th 10
Free Rifle, standing 11th 16
Free Rifle, kneeling 13th 6.4
Free Rifle, prone 10th 25
total Shooting 3200 457.4
Weightlifting, Two Hands gold 6400 10400
Weightlifting, One Hand silver 4000
total Weightlifting 10400
19136.8 457.4 19594.2

His two-arm lift was of an equal value (111,5 kg) as Launceston Elliott, but he was given the gold medal because of a 'better style' (Elliott had moved a foot). Elliott won the one-arm lift.
The results of the Shot Put and Discus Throw are full of controversy, and I have chosen to follow Mallon.
One of 3 Olympians to have competed in four sports.

Olympic Competitor nr 24


Alfred Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6104


Carl Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 4354


Charles Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 3551


Gorm Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 3552


Jens Kristian Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6105


Jørgen Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6701


Karl Julius Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6676


Lorents Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 3357


Magnus Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 2677


Ole Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 5102


Otto Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 5733


Søren Marinus Jensen

B. 1880-07-01, Denmark; D. 1942-12-01
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (2 gold, 2 bronze)
1906 1908 1912 HP
Heavyweight (+85 kg) gold 12800
Heavyweight (+93 kg) bronze bronze
All-Around Championship gold 1200
7800 2560 3840 14000

The All-around Championship at Athina was a special event for the winners of the three weightclasses. Being the heaviest, Jensen had no trouble winning an extra gold medal.

Olympic Competitor nr 3059


Sverre Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 5320


Thor Jensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6088


Erling Jenssen

Olympic Competitor nr 6089


Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2011-09-15

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