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CRABBE Clarence Buster (1910 - 1983) United States / Swimming
Contrary to that which his name might lead one to believe, Clarence Crabbe swam in a perfectly straight line. Beating the Frenchman Taris, he became Olympic champion in the 400 m free-style at the 193...


CRAIG Ralph (1889 - 1972) United States / Track and field
Had the American athlete been competing in today's Olympic events, he could never have become a double champion. His victory in the 200 m at the 1912 Stockholm games was uncontested, but in the 100 m,...


CRAPP Lorraine (1938) Australia / Swimming
She was the first woman swimmer ever to complete the 400 m free-style in less than five minutes, a feat which won her the Olympic gold medal at Melbourne in 1956. Lorraine Crapp also won the gold in t...


CRAWFORD Hasly (1950) Trinidad and Tobago / Track and field
It is possible to be a 100 m sprint champion and not come from either the United States or Russia. This is exactly what this West Indian athlete proved when he won the event at the 1976 Montreal games...


CRETIER Jean Luc (1966) France / Alpine skiing
Having won the Olympic title in the downhill event at the 1998 Nagano games, this French skier was not able to savour his victory for very long. Just 10 months after his Japanese success, he fell duri...


CRICKET
The ball game, "Creag", played during the 13th century is undoubtedly the origin of today's modern cricket.The foundations of cricket were decreed in the middle of the 16th century. During the 19th ce...


CROQUET
This sport, or more accurately, this game has for object to hit wooden balls through hoops by using a mallet, over a pre-determined distance. Croquet was part of the Olympic programme at the 1900 Pari...


CUBA
In keeping with allied ex-socialist nations, Cuba practices a top-level sports policy. Cuba has frequently reaped rewards at the games. The Cuban baseball team humiliated their American opponents, whe...


CURLING
The aim of this sport is to throw a stone across the surface of the ice, as close as possible to the centre of a target.This sport originated from a 15th century Flemish tradition, which found its way...


CURRY John (1949-1994) Great Britain / Figure skating
Known as the "Nureyev of the ice", he did not convince the judges, who found him too insipid. The ice skater had to wait until the 1976 Innsbruck games to be justly rewarded for his talents. Immediate...


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