Great Olympians

Biographies - ROL


Joël Roland

B. 1944-09-24, Bruxelles, Belgium
Sailing
1968 HP
Two−Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 23rd 0.32
0.32


Rosine Roland

B. 1948-10-06, Grâce-Berleur, Belgium
Canoeing - Slalom
1972 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 17th 6
6


Carlo Rolandi

B. 1926-07-02, Napoli, Italy
Sailing
1960 HP
Two−Person Keelboat (Star) fourth 2000
2000


Sergio Rolandi

B. 1927-08-09, Vigevano, Italy
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle,  Three Positions 46th -5.64
0.0000064


Conrado Rolando Queirolo

B. 1904-08-09, Montevideo, Uruguay
Fencing
1924 HP
Men's Épée, Individual QF:8th 0.011
Men's Épée, Team R1:4th 6.75
Men's Sabre, Individual SF:8th 0.34
Men's Sabre, Team R1:3rd 9.1
16.201


Jorge Enrique Rolando Queirolo

B. 1906-11-22, Montevideo, Uruguay
Fencing
1936 HP
Men's Sabre, Team QF:3rd 22.75
22.75


Andrés Faustino Roldán Cordero

B. 1950-02-28, Cienfuegos, Cuba
Football
1976 1980 HP
Men's Team R1:3rd QF 325.96
325.96


Ángel Roldán Cobo

B. 1915-01-18, Ciudad de México, Mexico; D. 1977-10-17
Fencing
1960 HP
Men's Épée, Individual R1:5th -6.45
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd 0.936
0.936000045

His daughter Pilar competed at the Olympics even before her father! He had actually only started in the sport after her.


Antonio Roldán Reyna

B. 1946-06-15, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Boxing (1 gold)
1968 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57 kg) gold 9600
9600


Jorge Roldán Popol

B. 1940-01-16, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
Football
1968 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Lourdes Roldán Reyna

B. 1944-06-27, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Fencing
1968 HP
Women's Foil, Individual R1:6th -2.34
Women's Foil, Team R1:3rd 68
68.0034


María del Pilar "Pilar" Roldán Tapia

B. 1939-11-13, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Fencing (1 silver)
1956 1960 1964 1968 HP
Women's Foil, Individual SF:6th 7th silver 5578
Women's Foil, Team SF:4th 68
5646


Erik Olof Anders "Olle" Rolén

B. 1944-10-21, Åre, Sweden
Alpine Skiing
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Downhill 37th 34th -2.20
Men's Giant Slalom 30th 20th dnf 1.01
Men's Slalom 28th R3:dnf dnf 0.0256
1.0376


Barbara Ann Roles

B. 1941-04-06, San Mateo, Cal., USA
Figure Skating (1 bronze)
1960 HP
Women's Individual bronze 3840
3840


André Rolet

B. 1901-08-05, from Paris, represented France
Weightlifting
1924 HP
Men's Light Heavyweight (-82.5 kg) 14th 24
24


Eulalia Danuta Rolińska

B. 1946-01-6, Stary Laskowiec, Poland
Shooting
1968 1972 HP
Small−Bore Rifle, Prone 22nd 28th 0.4256
0.4256


Winfred Rolker

B. 1892-03-14, New York, NY, USA; D. 1978-06-07
Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's 3000 m Walk 8th 256
Men's 10 km Walk R1:7th 25.6
281.6


Miloslav Roľko

B. 1960-10-13, Bratislava, Slovakia, represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 1980 HP
Men's 100 m Backstroke 19th fourth 1601.6
Men's 200 m Backstroke sixth 10th 740
Men's 100 m Butterfly 25th 10th 100.1
Men's 400 m Individual Medley 14th sixth 984
Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay 9th 40
3465.5


Fritz Röll

B. 1879-03-16, Kaltennordheim, Thüringen, Germany; D. 1956-08-01
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event AC 0.083
0.083


Günther Roll

B. 1905-10-04, Posen, now Poznan in Poland, then in Germany
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Coxless Fours QF 975
975


Astrel Rolland

B. 1899, represented Haiti
Shooting (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Free Rifle, prone 13th 32
Men's Free Rifle, team bronze 640
672


Étienne Rolland

B. 1912-08-31, Rue, France; D. 2003-08
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team Rep1 0.54
0.54

Officially, he was called Jean-Rolland Étienne, but first and last name got switched and he competed like that.


Jean-Christophe Rolland

B. 1968-07-03, Condrieu, France
Rowing (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Coxless Pairs fourth bronze gold 16500
16500

Three times paired to Michel Andrieux.


Jules Rolland

B. 1877-03-24, Valentigney, France
Artistic Gymnastics
1900 1904 1906 1908 HP
Individual combined fourth 10th 2512.5
2512.5

Olympic Competitor nr 1051


Joseph "Jos" Roller

B. 1929-08-21, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; D. 1988-01-04
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Léon Roller

B. 1928-01-05, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; D. 1993-11-19
Boxing
1948 HP
Men's Welterweight (-67 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Pierre Rollin

from Boulogne, represented France
Hockey
1920 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Kenneth Herman "Kenny" Rollins

B. 1923-09-14, Charleston, MO, USA; D. 2012-10-09
Basketball (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Wendell LeRoy Rollins

B. 1917-06-17, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; D. 1990-12-08
Cycling - Road
1948 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual dnf 8x10-17
Men's Road Race, Team dnf -
8x10-17


David "Dave" Rollinson

B. 1947-01-11, Liverpool, England, Great Britain
Road Cycling
1968 HP
Road Race 34th -2.24
0.0024


Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Rollo

B. 1951-10-30, Warroad, USA, represented Canada
Diving
1972 HP
Women's Platform 9th 160
160


Per Rollum

B. 1928-12-03, Oslo; Norway; D. 2014-05-18
Alpine Skiing
1952 HP
Men's Slalom 8th 256
256


Klaus Roloff

B. 1952-03-20, Berlin, Germany, represented West Germany
Rowing
1976 HP
Men's Coxless Fours sixth 480
480


Juan Ángel Rolón Garbosa

B. 1932-01-31, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wrestling - Freestyle & Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1956 1960 HP
FR Men's Lightweight (-67 kg) 12th 84
FR Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) 14th
GR Men's Lightweight (-67 kg) 8th 384.24
GR Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) 24th
468.24


Georges Rolot

Olympic Competitor nr 5507


Jan Arvid Rolstad

B. 1950-08-17, Bergen, Norway
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 20 km Walk 11th 64
64


Written 2001-01-25 - last modified 2022-11-12

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