Great Olympians

Biographies - RAN


Harro Ran

B. 1937-04-18, Den Haag, the Netherlands; D. 1990-03-10
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Ineke Yvonne Ran

B. 1962-04-20, Badhoevedorp, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle 14th 16
Women's 200 m Freestyle 12th 40
Women's 100 m Butterfly 24th 0.16
Women's 4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay fourth 400
Women's 4 x 100 m Medley Relay (fifth) 64
520.16


Carlo Luigi Rancati

B. 1940-04-28, Milano, Italy; D. 2012-11-22
Cycling - Track (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's Team Pursuit silver 3000
3000


Orazio Rancati

B. 1940-03-09, Morbegno, Italy
Football
1960 HP
Men's Team (fourth) 800
800


John Raymond "JR" Ranch

B. 1940-11-16, Bondi, NSW, Australia
Rowing (1 silver)
1968 HP
Men's Eights silver 2000
2000


William Henry "Bill" Rand

B. 1935-12-29, from London, England, represented Great Britain
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Double Sculls Rep:2nd 1025
1025


Jay J. Rand, II

B. 1950-03-04, Lake Placid, NY, USA
Ski Jumping
1968 HP
Men's Normal Hill 42nd -4.40
Men's Large Hill 35th -2.10
0.00104


Sidney Charles Rand

B. 1934-08-17, London, England, Great Britain; D. 2008-12-25
Rowing
1956 1960 HP
Men's Single Sculls Rep:3rd 102
Men's Double Sculls Rep:2nd 1025
1127


William Rand

Olympic Competitor nr 4398


Martha Irene Randall

B. 1948-06-12, Chicago, Ill., USA
Aquatics - Swimming (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley bronze 3840
3840


William Randall

B. 1898, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, Great Britain
Weightlifting
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 20th 1.5
1.5


Sebastiano Randazzo

Olympic Competitor nr 2749


Fred David Randell

B. 1865-02-05, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1946-11-20
Athletics - Track and Field
1900 HP
Men's Marathon dnf 38.4
38.4

Olympic Competitor nr 1038


Edel Randem

B. 1910-09-11, Oslo, Norway; D. 2001-11-26
Figure Skating
1928 HP
Women's Singles 13th 38.4
38.4


(Anna) Elisabeth Randerz

B. 1950-09-26, Malmö, Sweden
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 4x400 m Relay R1:6th 13
13


Antonio Randi

B. 1921-03-11, Faenza, Italy
Freestyle Wrestling
1952 HP
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 13th 38.4
38.4


Leonard "Leo" Randolph

B. 1958-02-27, Tacoma, Wash., USA
Boxing (1 gold)
1976 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) gold 9600
9600


Jean-Aimé Randrianalijaona

B. 1946-06-26, represented Madagascar
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 400 m Hurdles R1:30th 0.015
0.015


Jean Randrianjatavo

B. 1936-11-25, represented Madagascar
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 5000 metres R1:11th -4.36
0.000036


Peter Randt

B. 1941-01-24, Güstrow, M-V, Germany, represented East Germany
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Henri Rang

B. 1902-06-08, Lugoj, Romania, then part of Hungary; D. 1946-12-25
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 silver)
1936 HP
Jumping, Individual silver 5000
Jumping, Team dnf 0.64
5000.64


Aristidis Rangavis

Olympic Competitor nr 2478


Agustín Rangel Castillo

B. 1925-05-05, represented Venezuela
Shooting
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 57th -7.40
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 77th
0.000000040004


Walter Rangeley

B. 1903-12-14, Manchester, England, Great Britain; D. 1982-03-16
Athletics (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1924 1928 1932 1936 HP
Men's 100 m QF:3rd QF:3rd 21.52
Men's 200 m silver 4000
Men's 4 x 100 m Relay silver bronze R1:4th 1657
5678.52


Tsvetanka Rangelova

B. 1938-08-31, Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria
Artistic Gymnastics
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 49th -5.16
Women's Team Combined 8th 64
64.0000016


Walter Ranghieri

B. 1895, Milano, Italy
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) R1 R3 16.04
16.04


Khristos Rangos

Olympic Competitor nr 2638


Ted Ranken

Olympic Competitor nr 3307


William Rankin

B. 1898-08-08, Kirkintilloch, Scotland, Great Britain, represented Canada; D. 1967-08-17
Boxing
1920 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) R1 7.8
7.8


Scotty Rankine

B. 1909-01-06, Hamilton, Scotland, Great Britain, represented Canada; D. 1995-01-10
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's 5000 metres 11th R1:10th 64.017
Men's 10000 metres dnf 0.01
64.027


John Ranking

B. 1910-07-03, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1959-11-09
Rowing
1932 HP
Men's Eights fourth 800
800


Hannu Juhani Rantakari

B. 1939-01-08, Tampere, Finland; D. 2018-01-01
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual combined 48th 73rd -5.26
Men's Team combined 8th 10th 89
Men's Horse Vault bronze 640
729.00000256


Hannu Kalevi Rantala

B. 1936-03-16, Mänttä, Finland
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 HP
Men's Triple Jump 19th QU:22nd 3
3


Väinö Martti August Rantala

B. 1941-08-28, Ylivieska, Finland
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) 13th 38.4
38.4


Heli Rantanen

B. 1970-02-26, Lammi, Finland
Track & Field (1 gold)
1992 1996 HP
Women's Javelin Throw sixth gold 10560
10560


Siiri Johanna Rantanen

B. 1924-12-14, Tohmanjärvi
Cross-Country Skiing (1 gold, 2 bronze)
1952 1956 1960 HP
Women's 10 km bronze fifth 15th 5102.5
Women's 3x5 km Relay gold bronze 2240
7342.5


(Toivo) Veikko Rantanen

B. 1932-01-05, Sysmä, Finland; D. 2014-02-28
Wrestling - Freestyle & Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1956 1960 HP
FR Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) 14th 23rd 24.384
GR Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) fourth 2400
2424.384


Juha Pekka Rantasila

B. 1945-06-05, Pori, Finland
Ice Hockey
1968 1972 HP
Men"s Team fifth fifth 1000
1000


Ove Krogh Rants

B. 1926-08-14, København, Denmark
Cycling - Track
1952 HP
Men's Sprint QFR:4th 78
78


Joseph Harry "Joe" Rantz

B. 1914-03-31, Spokane, Wash., USA; D. 2007-09-10
Rowing (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Eights gold 3200
3200


Sabine Rantzsch

B. 1953-05-08, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 800 metres Freestyle R1:13th 25.6
25.6


Enzo Ranuzzi

B. 1924-07-14, Bologna, Italy; D. 2014-03-16
Basketball
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team 17th QU:3rd 3.36
3.36


Laura Ranwell

B. 1941-12-13, Johannesburg, South Africa
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Women's 100 metres Backstroke fourth 2000
2000


Gerda Ranz

B. 1944-11-29, Erkheim, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 1500 metres R1:27th 0.04
0.04


Gian Matteo Ranzi

B. 1948-01-31, Faenza, Italy
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) bronze 10th 3990
3990


Written 2001-01-29 - last modified 2022-08-03

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