Red - Reg - Rei - Rej - Rem - Ren - Res - Ret - Reu - Rev - Rey - Rez
Olympic Competitor nr 618
B. 1962-03-23, Marlow, England, Great Britain
Rowing Men (5 gold, 1 bronze)
After winning his fourth gold medal, his third in the coxless pairs, Steven
Redgrave declared he was quitting the sport. 'If anyone sees me even near
a boat, he can shoot me' he said. A few weeks later he was already talking
about Sydney 2000, and in november, he was seen training again. Nobody shot
him. Four years on, he became the first man to win five consecutive gold
medals in an endurance event (three others have five golds, but in fencing
His partner at Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney was Matthew Pinsent.
He became the first athlete in history to win gold at five olympic games in an "endurance event" and was awarded a special Olympic pin by Juan Antonio Samaranch.
Olympic Competitor nr 1388
B; 1973-04-15, Curitiba, Brazil
Beach Volleyball (1 gold, 1 bronze)
Twice together with Ricardo Santos
Olympic Competitor nr 36
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|200 m Backstroke|
|4 x 100 m Medley Relay|
Olympic Competitor nr 1673
competed in 1964 and 1968 as
and in 1972 and 1976 as
B. 1937-05-11, Hungary
Fencing (2 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze)
The fact that she was born deaf did not prevent her from becoming one the
most successful fencers in history
Equestrianism - Dressage (4 gold)
Was ridden to 4 gold medals by Nicole Uphoff.
Olympic Competitor nr 777
Olympic Competitor nr 296
Olympic Competitor nr 1626
B. 1946-10-08, Kazakhstan, Soviet Union
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (2 gold)
B. 1979-04-05, Germany
Luge (1 gold, 1 bronze)
Together with Patric Leitner.
Olympic Competitor nr 1586
Nordic Skiing & Biathlon (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
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|4 x 7.5 km||gold|
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The only person (since Fritz Hofmann in 1896)
to have won at least two medals in each of two sports.
B. 1968-01-24, USA
Gymnastics (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
B. 1913, Switzerland; D. 1989
Gymnastics (1 gold, 4 silver)
(*) His fifth place on the horse in 1948 was actually an seventh. three finns
(Heikki Savolainen, Veikko
Huhtanen and Paavo Aaltonen) had shared a
gold medal, and a silver and bronze was also awarded (those people would
be called fourth and fifth from 1952 onwards.
B. 19424-12-05, France
Fencing (1 gold, 5 bronze)
He did not compete in the bronze medal match in 1976.
Olympic Competitor nr 860
Sailing (2 gold, 1 silver)
Weightlifting (2 gold)
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