Great Olympians

Biographies - SH


Boris Shakhlin

B. 1932-01-27, Ishim, Kazakhstan
Gymnastics Men (7 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Individual Combined 8th gold silver(*) 10656
Team gold silver silver 4500
Pommeled Horse gold gold - 3200
Horizontal bar 13th bronze gold 2246.4
Parallel Bars 8th gold - 1664
Vaults fourth gold(°) fifth 2475
Rings 15th silver bronze 1642.5
Floor Exercises 28th - - 0.0064
26383.9

(°) Takashi Ono and Boris Shakhlin were equal first on the Vaults at Rome. Shakhlin beat Ono for the overall title by a mere 0.05 points.
(*) Boris Shakhlin, Shuji Tsurumi and Viktor Lissizki were equal silver at the Individual Combined at Tokyo
He was rather large for a gymnast (1.71 m and 70 kg), which helped him on the bar and horse, but he always failed on the floor exercises.


Ibrahim Hassan Shams

Egypt
Weight-lifting (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1936 1948 HP
-60 kg bronze 16800
-67.5 kg gold
16800


Oleksander Shaparenko

Ukraine
Canoeing (2 gold, 1 silver)
1968 1972 1976 HP
K1, 1000 m silver gold fifth 14250
K2, 1000 m gold - - 4800
19050


Arthur Sharp

Olympic Competitor nr 3724


Ivor Sharpe

Olympic Competitor nr 5257


Art Shaw

Olympic Competitor nr 4407


Wallace Shaw

Olympic Competitor nr 2264


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2011-08-26

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