Great Olympians

Biographies - TOR


Émile Torcheboeuf

Olympic Competitor nr 1022


Knut Torell

Olympic Competitor nr 6000


Carl-Axel Torén

Olympic Competitor nr 6708


Torleif Torkildsen

Olympic Competitor nr 6094


Julius Torma

Slovakia
Boxing (1 gold)
1948 1952 1956 HP
-67 kg gold QF 14152.5
-75 kg QF
14152.5


Ivan Törnmarck

Olympic Competitor nr 5053


Konrad Törnqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 5365


Gustaf Törnros

Olympic Competitor nr 3132


Sándor, Count Török de Szendro

Olympic Competitor nr 2483


Gwendolyn Lenna "Gwen" Torrence

USA
Track and Field (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1988 1992 1996 HP
100 m fifth fourth bronze 5676
200 m sixth gold - 7040
4 x 100 m - gold gold 3200
4 x 400 m - silver - 1000
16916


Dara Torres

B. 1967-04-15, Los Angeles, California, USA
Swimming (4 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 2000 2008 HP
50 m Free-style - - - bronze silver 7216
100 m Free-style - 7th - bronze 2960
100 m Butterfly - - - bronze 2560
4 x 100 m Free-style Relay gold bronze gold gold silver 12880
4 x 100 m Medley Relay - (silver) - gold silver 3330
28946

Member of the American relay team that won gold in Los Angeles, Barcelona and Sydney.
After making the American teams from 1984 to 1992, she returned out of retirement to have her best olympics in 2000, finally also managing individual medals.
And then she added a fifth medal in the relays in 2008, aged 41.


José Torres

Olympic Competitor nr 5655


Marco Torrès

B. 1888-01-22, Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, represented France

Olympic Competitor nr 6498


Regla Torres Herrera

B. 1975-02-12, Havana, Cuba
Volleyball (3 gold)
1992 1996 2000 HP
team gold gold gold 19200
19200

Member of the Cuban Volleyball team that won gold at Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney.
At 17 she was the youngest on the team in Barcelona, so she has a few more Olympics to come.


Gaspare Torretta

Olympic Competitor nr 2864


Horatio Torromé

Olympic Competitor nr 4879

He was born in Rio de Janeiro of an Argentine father and a Brazilian mother, and he lived in London at the time. Although he had represented Britain in world championships before, he chose to represent Argentina at the Olympics.


Mathias Torstensen

Olympic Competitor nr 6863


Jayne Torvill

B. 1957-10-07, Nottingham, England, Great Britain
Figure Skating - Ice Dance (1 gold, 1 silver)
1980 1984 1994 HP
Ice Dance fifth gold silver 17812.5
17812.5


Written 2000-12-03 - last modified 2011-09-07

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