Great Olympians

Biographies - SAL


René Salarnier

Olympic Competitor nr 4922


Ulrich Salchow

Olympic Competitor nr 4877


Frithjof Sælen

Olympic Competitor nr 6307


Jussi Salila

Olympic Competitor nr 5801

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Rolando Salinas

Olympic Competitor nr 5965


Salinero

a horse
Dressage (2 gold, 1 silver)
2004 2008 HP
Individual gold gold 16000
Team fourth silver 1400
17400

Twice ridden by Anky van Grunsven


Louis-Albert Salingré

Olympic Competitor nr 4016


Hugo Sällström

Olympic Competitor nr 6911


Gaston Salmon

Olympic Competitor nr 5462


Vladimir Salnikov

B. 1960-05-21, from Leningrad (now St-Petersburg), Russia
Swimming (4 gold)
1976 1980 1988 HP
400 m Free-style 19th gold - 6401.6
1500 m Free-style fifth gold gold 20700
4 x 200 m Free-style relay - gold - 1600
28701.6

The first man to go under 15 minutes for the 1500 metres, he lead the world for years and would undoubtedly have three titles but for the Soviet boycott of the Los Angeles Games.
World Champion at 400 and 1500 m  in 1978 and '82.


Maurice Salomez

Olympic Competitor nr 797


Alfred Salonen

Olympic Competitor nr 6025


Aarne Salovaara

Olympic Competitor nr 3740


Erika Salumae

B. 1962, Estonia
Cycling (2 gold)
1988 1992 1996 HP
Sprint gold gold sixth 30240
30240

In 1988, she competed still under the Soviet Flag, but in 1992, newly independent Estonia did not have the same means. She was able to borrow some tyres from the Australian team so she could compete, with success.


Salvanahac

Olympic Competitor nr 570


Paolo Salvi

Olympic Competitor nr 6477


Salzard

Olympic Competitor nr 1114


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2011-08-19

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