Great Olympians

Biographies - NIK


Grigory Nikitin

Olympic Competitor nr 5352


Yuri Nikitin

B. 1978-07-15, then Soviet Union, Ukraine
Trampolining (1 gold)
2004 2008 HP
Trampolining gold fifth 11100
11100


Elmer Konstantin Niklander

B. 1890-01-19, Finland; D. 1942-11-12
Track and Field (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
1908 1912 1920 1924 bonus HP
Shot Put comp.
28.64
fourth
1600
silver
6000
sixth
960
858.864 9447.504
Shot Put, two-handed bronze
2560
2560
Discus Throw comp.
2.402
fourth
1600
gold
9600
seventh
600
2950.6005 14753.0025
Discus Throw, two-handed silver
4000
4000
Discus Throw, Greek style 9th
120
120
56-lb Weight Throw 8th
384
384
151.042 9760 15984 1560 3809.4645 31264.5065

His granddaughter tells the story that the train was stopped for over an hour nearby just because Elmer was still doing with the harvest work. The train waited and Elmer caught it and was able to travel to Antwerpen in time!
His nickname of Elmer was "The Cannon of Oitti".

Olympic Competitor nr 3918


Alexandros Nikolaidis

B. 1979-10-17, Thessaloniki, Greece
Taekwondo (2 silver)
2000 2004 2008 HP
+80 kg QF silver silver 12195
12195


Georgios Nikolakis

Olympic Competitor nr 3007


Yelena Nikolayeva

B. 1966-02-01, Akshaki, Chuvashkaya Respublika, Russia, represented the Unified team in 1992
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver)
1992 1996 2004 HP
10 km Walk silver gold 15606
20 km Walk 17th
15606


Alexandros Nikolopoulos

Olympic Competitor nr 57


Stamatios Nikolopoulos

Olympic Competitor nr 237


Georgios Nikoloutsos

Olympic Competitor nr 2734


Mikhail Nikolsky

Olympic Competitor nr 5811


Written 2001-07-20 - last modified 2011-08-14

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