Great Olympians

Biographies - VIS


Russ Vis

B. 1900-06-22, Grand Rapids, Mich., USA; D. 1990-04-01
Freestyle Wrestling (1 gold)
1924 HP
Men's Lightweight (-66 kg) gold 9600
9600


Petrus Gerhardus Visagie

B. 1922-04-25, represented Kenya; D. 1967
Shooting
1960 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle,  Prone 43rd -4.26
0.0000256


Nicolae Vișan

B. 1953-02-26, represented Romania
Ice Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Alberto Visconti

B. 1901, represented Italy
Bobsleigh
1924 HP
Men's Four/Five dnf 120
120


Gary Charles Visconti

B. 1945-05-10, Detroit, Mich., USA
Figure Skating
1968 HP
Men's Singles fifth 1500
1500


Viorica Viscopoleanu

B. 1939-08-08, Storojinet, Romania, now Storozhinets in Ukraine
Track and Field (1 gold)
1964 1968 1972 HP
Long Jump fifth gold 7th 11700
11700


(Mirio) Carlos (Alberto) Visentín Posagno

B. 1918-11-28, Santa Fe, Argentina; D. 2017-10-12
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team R2:3rd R2:4th 52.75
52.75


Marcelo Euclides Visentín Posagno

B. 1914-05-30, Santa Fe, Argentina; D. 1998-12-16
Aquatics - Water Polo
1948 1952 HP
Men's Team R2:3rd R2:4th 52.75
52.75


Edgard Viseur

B. 1905-04-10, from Bruxelles, represented Belgium
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:5th 25.8
25.8


Georgy Vishnyakov

Olympic Competitor nr 5313


Vittorio Visini

B. 1945-05-25, Chieti, Italy
Athletics
1968 1972 1976 HP
Men's 20 km Walk 8th 8th 640
Men's 50 km Walk sixth 7th 1040
1680


Bruno Visintin

B. 1932-11-23, La Spezia, Italy; D. 2015-01-11
Boxing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Light-Welterweight (-63.5 kg) bronze 3120
3120


Antti Viskari

B. 1928-05-01, Joutseno, Finland; D. 2007-06-04
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's Marathon 53rd 0.000000384
0.000000384


Kalevi Viskari

B. 1928-06-15, Svetogorsk, now in Russia, represented Finland; D. 2018-11-13
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 38th -
Men's Team All-Around bronze 640
Men's Floor Exercise 78th -
Men's Horse Vault 19th 0.4
Men's Parallel Bars 40th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 11th 16
Men's Rings 90th -
Men's Pommeled Horse 28th 0.006
656.406


Konstantīns Visotskis

B. 1864-03-17, Moskva, Russia, represented Latvia; D. 1938
Art Competitions
1928 1932 1936 HP
Painting, Paintings 4 works AC 108.79
Painting, unknown event 7 works 15.302
119.106


Fernand Visser

represented Belgium
Aquatics - Water Polo
1928 HP
Men's Water Polo QF 216
216


Gerrit Visser

B. 1903-02-02, Nieuwendam, the Netherlands; D. 1984-12-03
Football
1924 HP
Men's Football fourth 800
800


Guillaume Visser

Olympic Competitor nr 6877


Henk Visser

B. 1932-03-23, Willemstad, Curaçao, lived in Amsterdam, represented the Netherlands; D. 2015-11-13
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 1956 1960 HP
Men's Long Jump FI:nm 7th 660
660


Leo Visser

B. 1966-01-13, Haastrecht, the Netherlands
Speed Skating (1 silver, 3 bronze)
1988 1992 HP
1500 m bronze 1920
5000 m silver bronze 5920
10000 m bronze 2560
10400


Martinus Wiendelt "Martin" Visser

B. 1924-12-28, Groningen, the Netherlands, represented Australia; D. 2008-08-10
Sailing
1964 HP
Two−Person Keelboat (Star) 10th 125
125


Paulus Visser

Olympic Competitor nr 2076


Tjipke Visser

B. 1876-12-12, Workum, the Netherlands; D. 1955-01-22
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Sculpture - unknown event 2 entries 0.166
0.166


Haas Visser 't Hooft

B. 1905-09-20, Haarlem, the Netherlands; D. 1977-07-28
Hockey (1 silver)
1928 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Andrea Johanna Maria Vissers

B. 1952-02-29, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Rowing
1976 HP
Women's Double Sculls 7th 500
500


Josephus "Jos" Vissers

B. 1928-11-28, Geel, Belgium; D. 2006-04-18
Boxing (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Lightweight (-62 kg) silver 6000
6000


Itzhak Vissoker

B. 1944-09-18, represented Israel
Football
1976 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Remegio Vista

B. 1934-05-25, Tibiao, the Philippines
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Relay R1:4th 3.625
3.625


Visy István

B. 1906-08-01, Dombóv&aadute;r, Hungary; D. 2000-03-06
Equestrianism - Eventing
1936 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual dnf 0.00000125
Three−Day Event, Team dnf -
0.00000125


Written 2011-08-27 - last modified 2022-11-16

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