Great Olympians

Biographies - TAP


Momcilo Tapavica

B. 1872-10-14, Vojovodina, now a province of Serbia in Yugoslavia, then part of Hungary; D. 1949-01-10
Tennis, Weightlifting & Wrestling (2 gold, 1 silver)
1896 HP
Tennis, Men's Singles bronze 2600
Weightlifting, Two Hands sixth 640
Wrestling, Greco-Roman 1st round 1620
4860

Hungarian sources list his name as Momscilló Topavicza, but I've reverted to the spelling in Yugoslavia.

Olympic Competitor nr 56


Ramón Tapia Zapata

B. 1932-03-17, Antofagasta, Chile; D. 1984-04-11
Boxing (1 silver)
1956 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) silver 6000
6000


Georges Maurice Marie Tapie

B. 1910-02-19, Annaba, Algeria, represented France; D. 1964-01-02
Rowing (1 bronze)
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs bronze 3200
3200

He competed for a rowing club of Annaba in Algeria, so I class this colonial as Algerian.


Eero Johannes Tapio

B. 1941-03-03, Muhos, Finland
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-70 kg) sixth fifth 2700
Men's Welterweight (-74 kg) 9th
2700


Keijo Kalervo Tapiovaara

B. 1939-05-18, Tampere, Finland; D. 2019-03-19
Speed Skating
1960 HP
Men's 1500 metres 23rd 0.256
Men's 5000 metres 7th 400
Men's 10000 metres 9th 160
560.256


Nils Bertil Täpp

B. 1917-10-27, Malung, Sweden; D. 2000-10-23
Cross-Country Skiing (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 HP
Men's 18 km 7th 400
Men's 4x10 km Relay gold bronze 2240
2640


Russell Tapp

B. 1943-04-15, represented Great Britain
Luge
1976 HP
Doubles dnf 0.125
0.125


Eric Tapscott

Olympic Competitor nr 5017


Carlyle Tapsell

B. 1909-07-24, Adra, WB, (British) India; D. 1975-09-06
Hockey (2 gold)
1932 1936 HP
Men's Team gold gold 6400
6400


Written 2000-12-03 - last modified 2022-05-11

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