Great Olympians

Biographies - LIN


Lin Li

China
Swimming (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1988 1992 1996 HP
200 m Individual Medley 7th gold bronze 9360
400 m Individual Medley 7th silver - 4400
200 m Breaststroke - silver 16th 4006.4
200 m Backstroke 11th 12th - 104
4 x 100 m Medley Relay - fourth - 400
18270.4

(172 HP)


Bjoern Lind

Sweden
Cross-Country Skiing (2 gold)
2006 HP
Individual Sprint gold 6400
Team Sprint gold 4800
11200


Georg Lind

B. 1871, Courland, now a part of Latvia, then in Russia; D. 1957

Olympic Competitor nr 4526

Born in Latvia, he moved to England in the early 1890's. Although there was no Russian NOC at the time, he represented "Russia" in 1908. Since he was born in Latvia, that is the nationality I credit him with.
He became a British citizen in 1912.


Karl Lind

Olympic Competitor nr 6072


Lennart Lind

Olympic Competitor nr 5795


Carl Johan "Masse" Lind

B. 1883-05-25, Sweden; D. 1965-02-02
Track and Field (1silver, 1 bronze)
1912 1920 1924 1928 bonus HP
Hammer Throw fifth silver 7th 14th 812.4 8936.4
56-lb Weight Throw bronze 3840
Discus Throw 27th 0.04
Discus Throw, two-handed 8th 256
1756.04 9840 600 24 812.4 13032.404

Olympic Competitor nr 6505


Axel Lindahl

Olympic Competitor nr 6679


Ed Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6518


Knut Andreas Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 2868


Knut Ferdinand Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6069


Viktor Lindberg

Olympic Competitor nr 1306


Gustaf Lindblom

Olympic Competitor nr 4165


Karl Lindblom

Olympic Competitor nr 6315


Topsy Lindblom

Olympic Competitor nr 6686


Nils Linde

Olympic Competitor nr 6576


Arvo Lindén

Olympic Competitor nr 4468


Don Linden

Olympic Competitor nr 3082


Erik Lindén

Olympic Competitor nr 6927


Emil Lindewald

Olympic Competitor nr 5135


Adolf Valentin Lindfors

B. 1879-02-08, Finland; D. 1959-05-06
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 gold)
1912 1920 HP
Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) rd 4 gold 10200
600 9600 10200

Olympic Competitor nr 6176


Arthur Richard Lindfors

B. 1893-03-17, Finland; D. 1977-09-21
Greco-Roman Wrestling (2 silver)
1920 1924 HP
Middleweight (-75 kg) silver silver 12000
12000

(120 HP)


August Lindgren

Olympic Competitor nr 2589


Vilhelm Lindgrén

Olympic Competitor nr 5921


Emil Lindh

Olympic Competitor nr 6959


Erik Lindh

Olympic Competitor nr 6928


Aarne Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6186


Eric Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 5551


Gunnar Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6718


Inge Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 5900


Karl Lindholm

Olympic Competitor nr 6929


Bo Lindman

Sweden
Modern Pentathlon (1 gold, 2 silver)
1924 1928 1932 HP
Individual gold silver silver 27000
27000


Hans Lindman

Olympic Competitor nr 4737


Rudolf Lindmayer

Olympic Competitor nr 2979


Paul Lindpaintner

Olympic Competitor nr 5016


Erik Lindqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 6909


Johan Lindqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 4527


Lennart Lindroos

Olympic Competitor nr 5906


John Lindroth

Olympic Competitor nr 3756


Robert Lindsay-Watson

Olympic Competitor nr 3473


Anders Lindskog

Olympic Competitor nr 5136


Gustaf Lindstrand

Olympic Competitor nr 6171


Herbert Lindström

Olympic Competitor nr 6131


Andreas Linger

B. 1981-05-31, Austria
Luge (2 gold)
2002 2006 2010 HP
Doubles 8th gold gold 16320
16320

Together with his brother Wolfgang.


Wolfgang Linger

B. 1982-11-04, Austria
Luge (2 gold)
2002 2006 2010 HP
Doubles 8th gold gold 16320
16320

Together with his brother Andreas.


Yrjö Linko

Olympic Competitor nr 3757


Edvard Linna

Olympic Competitor nr 3758


Pentti Tapio Akseli Linnosvuo

B. 1933, Finland
Shooting (2 gold, 1 silver)
1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 HP
Rapid-Fire Pistol fifth fourth silver gold 11th 24495
Free Pistol - gold 13th - - 9638.4
34133.4


Linon

a horse
Equestrianism, Dressage (1 gold, 2 silver)
1928 1932 HP
Dressage, Individual silver silver 10000
Dressage, Team fourth gold 2000
12000

Twice ridden by Charles Marion


Liselott Linsenhoff

B. 1927-08-27, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; D. 1999-08-04
Equestrianism - Dressage (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1956 1968 1972 HP
Dressage Individual bronze 8th gold 14400
Dressage Team silver gold silver 4500
18900

In 1956, both Germany and Switzerland ended on an equal total of 2346 points. Liselott Linsenhof's better place decided on silver for Germany. She was not in the team in 1960 and 1964 but returned to win three more medals in 1968 and 1972, when she rode the famous Swedish stallion Piaff on both occasions.
Her daughter Ann-Kathrin won team gold in 1988.


Ernest Linton

Olympic Competitor nr 2350


James Lintott

Olympic Competitor nr 4309


Robert Linzeler

Olympic Competitor nr 416


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2011-08-15

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