Great Olympians

Biographies - HOR


Otto Horber

B. 1912-05-07, represented Switzerland; D. 2003-03-14
Shooting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Free Rifle 9th 240
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 12th 700
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, prone sixth
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, 3 positions 10th 100
1040


Josef Horčic

B. 1945-05-25, České Budějovice, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:47th -5.40
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:4th 21.75
21.750004


Miroslav Horčic

B. 1921-08-03, Nymburk, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2017-01-14
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:4th 0.00009
Men's 200 metres QF:5th 0.043
Men's 4x100m Relay sixth 160
160.04309


Roelof Jacobus Hordijk

B. 1917-05-02, Lasem, Java, Dutch East Indies, represented the Netherlands; D. 1979-07-04
Fencing
1948 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:7th 0.00021
0.00021


Edward Hore

Olympic Competitor nr 479


Josef Horešovský

B. 1946-07-18, Žilina, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Ice Hockey (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Team silver bronze 3280
3280


Denis Horgan

Olympic Competitor nr 3951


Michael Horgan

B. 1934-07-12, Plymouth, England, represented Ireland
Cycling - Track
1960 HP
Men's Sprint Rep1:2nd 0.179
Men's 1000 m Time Trial 24th 0.24
0.419


Georg Hörger

B. 1897-09-08, Herbrechtingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany; D. 1975-07-14
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon 46th 0.0000096
0.0000096


Hori Hiroshi

B. 1949-09-19, Hokkaido, Japan
Ice Hockey
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 9th 9th QU:6th 186
186


Hori Takeo

B. 1913-05-01, represented Japan
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights Rep:2nd 136
136


Hori Yoshitaki

B. 1933-04-20, Otchishi, now Alexandrovsk, Sakhalin, Russia, represented Japan
Speed Skating
1956 1960 HP
Men's 500 metres 17th 16th 10.4
Men's 1500 metres 23rd 29th 0.272
Men's 5000 metres 46th 0.0000064
10.6720064


Horie Tadao

B. 1913-09-13, Shizuoka, Japan; D. 2003-03-29
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team (QF) 287
287


Horie Teruyuki

B. 1933-01-15, represented Japan
Sailing
1964 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 17th 4
4


George Horine

Olympic Competitor nr 5867


Otakar Hořínek

B. 1929-05-12, Prostějov, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2015-06-08
Shooting (1 silver)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Three Positions silver 10th 4100
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Prone fourth 28th 1600.0256
5700.0256


Horiuchi Iwao

B. 1941-12-09, Toyama, Japan; D. 2015-03-04
Freestyle Wrestling (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Lightweight (-70 kg) bronze 7th 4440
4440


Horkai György

B. 1954-07-01, Budapest, Hungary
Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1976 1980 HP
Men's Team gold bronze 4480
4480


Daniel Henri Horlaville

B. 1945-09-22, Oissel, France; D. 2019-04-28
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Edith Horle

B. 1897-01-10, Syracuse, NY, USA; D. 1962-05-23
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Xaver Hörmann

B. 1910-02-21, Weißernhorn, Bayern, Germany; D. 1943-02-23
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Folding Kayak Singles 10000m bronze 2560
2560


Alfred E. "Alf" Horn

B. 1913-01-06, Spjelkavik, Norway, lived in Monréal, represented Canada
Fencing
1948 HP
Foil, Individual R1:7th 0.00000066
Foil, Team QF:3rd 22.75
Épée, Individual QF:5th 0.053
Épée, Team R1:4th 0.16
Sabre, Team R1:3rd 3.1
26.06300066


Robert Martin "Bob" Horn

B. 1931-11-01, Minneapolis, Minn., USA; D. 2019-01-11
Aquatics - Water Polo
1956 1960 HP
Men's Team fifth 7th 700
700


Cyril Horn

B. 1904-10-07, Wisbech, England, Great Britain; D. 1987-02
Speed Skating
1924 1928 HP
Men's 500 m 27th 32nd 0.044
Men's 1500 m 24th 0.16
Men's 5000 m 23rd 0.256
0.46


Fredrik Horn

B. 1916-06-08, Oslo, Norway; D. 1997-11-18
Football (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Team (bronze) 287
287


Fritz Horn

B. 1909, from Heidelberg, represented Germany
Hockey (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Gösta Horn

B. 1907-01-24, Torshälla, Sweden; D. 1943-12-10
Aquatics - Diving
1928 HP
Men's Platform QU:7th 1.08
1.08


Jean-Baptiste Horn

Olympic Competitor nr 6373


Rudolf "Rudi" Horn

B. 1954-02-08, Rottenmann, Austria
Cross-Country Skiing & Biathlon
1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's 15 kilometres Cross-Country 42nd -4.40
Men's 4x10 km Relay 8th 64
Men's 10 kilometres Biathlon 28th 36th 0.02624
Men's 20 kilometres Biathlon 26th 36th 0.06464
Men's 4x7.5 km Biathlon Relay sixth 8th 224
288.09092


Siegbert Horn

B. 1950-05-11, Schönewalde, Brand., Germany, represented East Germany; D. 2016-08-09
Canoeing - Slalom (1 gold)
1972 HP
Men's Kayak Singles gold 9600
9600


Willi Horn

B. 1909-01-17, Berlin, Germany; D. 1989-05-31
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Folding Kayak Doubles 10000m silver 3000
3000


Henric Horn af Åminne

Olympic Competitor nr 6556


Josef Hornauer

B. 1908-01-14, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1985-12-12
Football
1928 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Gerhard "Gerd" Hornberger

B. 1910-02-17, Waldfischbach, R-P, Germany; D. 1988-09-13
Athletics - Track and Field (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4x100 metres Relay bronze 640
654.5


Chuck Hornbostel

B. 1911-09-26, Evansville, Ind., USA; D. 1989-01-13
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's 800 metres sixth fifth 1640
1640


James Alfred "Buddy" Horne

B. 1933-10-04, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


John Horne

Olympic Competitor nr 2916


Peri Victoria Horne

B. 1932-04-21, London, England, Great Britain
Figure Skating
1952 HP
Pairs 11th 80
80


Robert Horne

represented France
Cricket (1 silver)
1900 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000

He played cricket for "France" in 1910 so I class him as French

Olympic Competitor nr 1394


Liam Henry Horner

B. 1943-06-26, Dublin, Ireland; D. 2003-04-13
Cycling - Road
1968 1972 HP
Men's Road Race dnf 37th -3.60
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 25th 0.075
0.0756


Michael G. D. Horner

B. 1928-03-27, represented Kenya
Shooting
1964 HP
Men's Free Pistol 36th -3.96
0.00096


Silke Hörner

Germany
Swimming (2 gold, 1 bronze)
1988 HP
200 m Breaststroke gold 6400
100 m Breaststroke bronze 2560
4 x 100 m Medley Relay gold 1600
10560


Kurt Hornfischer

B. 1910-02-01, Gera, Thür., Germany; D. 1958-01-18
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+87 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Eugen Horniak

B. 1926-08-28, Ružindol, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2004-10-06
Basketball
1952 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd 45.5
45.5


Rudolf "Rudi" Hornig

B. 1938-08-10, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany
Boxing
1972 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-81 kg) QF 861
861


Walter "Walo" Hörning

B. 1910-09-07, from Bern, represented Switzerland; D. 1986-01-18
Fencing
1948 HP
Foil, Individual QF:8th 0.011
Foil, Team R1:3rd 3.625
3.636


Horst Hörnlein

B. 1945-05-31, Möhrenbach, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Luge (1 gold)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Singles 7th 600
Doubles fifth gold 9250
9850


Ilse Hornung

B. 1908-04-10, from Wien, represented Austria; D. 1994-03
Figure Skating
1928 HP
Women's Singles 8th 384
384


Joseph "Jo" Horny

B. 1938-09-03, Bruxelles, Belgium
Boxing
1960 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) R2 1.02
1.02


Hornyánszky Tamás

B. 1942-02-01, Budapest, Hungary
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:29th 0.016
0.016


Raïsa Petrivna Horokhovska

B. 1932-02-12, Kharkiv, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union
Aquatics - Diving
1956 1960 HP
Women's Platform 9th fifth 1160
1160


Leah Ravid Horowitz

B. 1933-03-09, Pforzheim, Germany, represented Israel; D. 1956-12-05
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's 80m Hurdles R1:6th 0.0055
0.0055


Bill Horr

Olympic Competitor nr 3487


Claire Horrent

from Tourcoing, represented France
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle R1:6th 0.16
Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay fifth 250
250.16


J. A. Horridge

Olympic Competitor nr 3662


Patrick B. Horsbrugh

B. 1920-06-21, Belfast, (Northern) Ireland, Great Britain; D. 2014-01-12
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Architecture - Architectural Designs HM 132.7
132.7


William Horschke

B. 1879-09-12, Neu-Isenburg, Hessen, Germany; became a US citizen in 1898, D. 1956-01-27, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Olympic Competitor nr 1711


Ewart Horsfall

Olympic Competitor nr 6818


(Leslie) Noel Horsfield

B. 1913-12-22, from Durban, represented South Africa; D. 1988-02-13
Sailing (1 silver)
1952 1956 HP
5.5 metres class 7th 9th 560
560


Jackson Stewart "Jack" Horsley

B. 1951-09-25, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Men's 200 metres Backstroke bronze 2560
2560


Charles John Horter

B. 1948-04-27, Philadelphia, Penn., USA
Sailing (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) bronze 2560
2560


Rufus William Landon "Bill" Horton, Sr.

B. 1909-12-18, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 1973-06-26
Sailing
1952 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 11th 64
64


Daniel Slawson Horton

B. 1879-12-24, New York, NY, USA; D. 1954-11-04
Track and Field
1900 HP
Men's Triple Jump ac 224.1
Men's Standing Triple Jump ac 639
863.1

Olympic Competitor nr 1023


Ed Horton

B. 1895-03-25, Saranac Lake, NY, USA; D. 1944-05-26
Bobsleigh (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's Four-men silver 3000
3000


(Meriel) Joyce Horton

B. 1935-05-14, Los Angeles, Cal., USA
Sailing
1952 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 11th 64
64

Female.


Thomas Frederick Horton

B. 1926-05-11, Washington, DC, USA; D. 2014-07-28
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1948 1952 HP
Men's Kayak Singles 1000m R1:6th 52
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m R1:5th 12.9
64.9


(Rufus) William (Landon) Horton, Jr.

B. 1939-05-25, Los Angeles, Cal., USA
Sailing
1952 HP
Three Person Keelboat (Dragon) 11th 64
64


Ion Hortopan

B. 1941-06-16, Câmpina, Romania; D. 1990
Weightlifting
1972 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) 8th 600
600


Kemal Horulu

B. 1926, represented Turkey
Athletics
1948 1952 HP
Men's 400 m R1:4th 0.0011
Men's 4x400 m Relay R1:5th 4.3
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:3rd R1:4th 16.19
20.4911


Horvag Andor

Olympic Competitor nr 6574


Hrvoje Horvat

B. 1946-05-22, Bjelovar, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia
Handball (1 gold)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team gold fifth 3700
3700


Ivan "Ivica" Horvat

B. 1926-07-16, Sisak, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 2012-08-27
Football (1 silver)
1952 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Stevan Horvat

B. 1932-10-07, Svetozar Miletic, Vojvodina, Serbia, represented Yugoslavia
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (1 silver)
1960 1964 1968 HP
Welterweight (-73 kg) fourth 10890
Lightweight (-67 kg) fifth silver
10890


Vladimir Horvat

B. 1926-06-12, Sirač, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1984-05-14
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Eights 2Rep:2nd 216
216


Horváth

Olympic Competitor nr 725


Bela Istvan Horvath

B. 1937-01-31, represented Switzerland
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-81 kg) R16 79.13
79.13


Horváth Ferenc

B. 1939-08-11, Szamy, Hungary
Cycling - Road
1960 HP
Men's Road Race dnf -24.60
-24.60


Francisc Horvath

B. 1928-10-19, Lugos, Romania
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) bronze 3900
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 12th
3900


Horváth György

B. 1943-12-21, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1988-10-17
Weightlifting (1 bronze)
1972 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) bronze 3840
3840


Ion Horvath

B. 1912-08-12, Lugos, Romania, then part of Hungary
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) 9th 240
240


Horváth István

B. 1910-07-12, Budapest, Hungary; D. 1976-07-15
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Shot Put 14th 24
24


Johann Horvath

represented Austria
Art Competitions
1948 HP
Painting - Applied Arts AC 2.155
2.155


Horváth József (1)

B. 1947-06-09, Bábolna, Hungary
Equestrianism - Eventing
1972 HP
Three-Day Event, Individual dnf -10.32
Three-Day Event, Team dnf -
-10.32


Horváth József (2)

B. 1947-08-07, Bátmonostor, Hungary
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team (8th) 128
128


Horváth Szabolcs

represented Hungary
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Architecture ac 2.475
2.475


Horváth Zoltán

B. 1937-03-12, Balatonfüred, Hungary
Fencing (1 gold, 1 silver)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Sabre, Individual silver 5000
Men's Sabre, Team gold fifth 1850
6850


Marko Horvatin

B. 1919-10-14, Zagreb, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 2011-03-13
Rowing
1948 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs SF:2nd 1350
1350


Milan Horyna

B. 1939-01-09, Hradec Králové, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 11th 80
80


Dorota Horzonek

competed in 1956 as

Dorota Jokiel

B. 1934-02-03, Novy Bytom, Poland; D. 1992-05-26
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 86th 27th 0.04
Women's Team All-Around 8th fourth 464
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 14th bronze 644
Women's Floor Exercise 77th 59th -
Women's Horse Vault 79th 16th 1.6
Women's Uneven Bars 112th 20th 0.25
Women's Balance Beam 79th 26th 0.016
1109.906


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Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2022-07-31

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