Olympic Competitor nr 5427
B. 1977-08-13, Gdynia, Poland, represented Australia
Swimming (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
|100 m Free-style||fourth||1600|
|100 m Butterfly||sixth||silver||4640|
|4x100 m Free-style Relay||sixth||gold||sixth||2400|
|4x200 m Free-style Relay||fourth||gold||silver||3750|
|4x100 m Medley Relay||bronze||silver||9th||1680|
He moved to Australia in 1991 and became an Australian citizen in 1993.
B. 1933-05-25, Khvoyevo, Minsk, Belarus, represented the Soviet Union
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver)
Gymnastics (1 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
Equestrianism - Dressage (6 gold, 2 bronze)
Member of the German dressage team from 1964 to 1988, winning gold at Tokyo,
Mexico City, Montreal, Los Angeles and Seoul. In 1972, the team was composed
of only three members, and he did not make the team, and missed Moskva because
of the German boycott.
In 1988, he would have qualified in seventh place, but only three Germans were allowed into the individual final.
He rode Dux in 1964 and 1968, and Ahlerich in 1984 and 1988.
In 1968, Liselott Linsenhoff was in his gold winning team, in 1988, her daughter Ann-Kathrin was in the team.
B. 1966-07-22, Russia, Soviet Union
Ice Dance (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Together with her partner Sergei Ponomarenko, she set the standard in the new sport of Ice Dancing. They were World Champions in 1989, '90 and '92.
Olympic Competitor nr 779
Olympic Competitor nr 6677
Written 2002-10-30 - last modified 2011-09-26
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