Rio 2016
-621 days
Pyeongchang 2018
-1174 days
Tokyo 2020
-2070 days
Results for the letter B, page 10 of 12
Previous - ... 7 8 9 10 11 12 - Next


BREASTSTROKE
The breaststroke, considered to be the slowest of all the strokes, is made up of two movements. The first is placing the shoulders parallel to the surface of the water, whilst the legs remain curled u...


BRETJENS Bart (1974) Holland / Cycling
Bretjens won the first Olympic mountain bike competition in Atlanta in 1996, and is still in the top league of this sport, on the eve of the Sydney games. He came third in the 2000 world championship ...


BRIAND BOUTHIAUX Anne (1968) France / Biathlon
In France, there were only nine registered women biathlon athletes when Véronique Claudel, Corrine Niogret, and Anne Briand won the gold medal for biathlon as a team at the 1992 Albertville games. The...


BRIETZKE Siegfried (1952) Germany / Rowing
This powerful athlete was one of the most outstanding oarsmen during the 1970s. He achieved the feat of winning three gold medals in three different Olympic games. He came first in the coxless 2-man e...


BRISCOE-HOOKS Valerie (1960) United States / Track and field
Excelling in long-distance sprints, Valerie Briscoe-Hooks was one of the stars of the 1984 Los Angeles games where she won the 200 m, 400 m and 4x400 m relay races.Up until the 1996 Atlanta games, she...


BROOKES William Great Britain
Last century, Dr. William Brookes was the founder of an Olympic association based in the small English town of Much Wenloch, thus giving the county's inhabitants access to outdoor sporting activities....


BRUMEL Valery (1942) Russia / Track and field
Olympic champion in the high jump at the 1964 Tokyo games, and silver medal winner four years earlier, Valery Brumel broke the world record six times in this event. He pushed the bar up to 2.28 m. A y...


BRUNDAGE Avery (1887 - 1972) United States / IOC
A firm believer and supporter of amateur sport, was criticised by a few athletes during the 1960s and 1970s, for his uncompromising stance on this subject, at a time when an increasing number of athle...


BRUNET Pierre (1902-1991) and JOLY Andrée (1901-1993) France / Figure skating
Excellent figure skaters in their own right, Pierre Brunet and Andrée Joly met in 1924. Their partnership led them to the podium for the bronze in this year at the Chamonix gamesFour years later in St...


BRUNNER Mike (1956) United States / Swimming
At the 1976 Montreal games, this American swimmer won the gold for the 200 m butterfly. He stood on the podium alongside team mates John Naber and Jim Montgomery to receive a second gold medal for the...


Previous - ... 7 8 9 10 11 12 - Next




A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Copyright Dicolympic - Contact - Conception WFHCustoms