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HOWEL Lida Scott (1959-1939), United States / Archery
While her compatriot Philip Bryant won two of the archery events, Howel carried off the three others. These two archers were really way ahead of the competition at the St Louis games in 1904. ...


HOYER-LARSEN Poul Erik, Denmark / Badminton
Olympic badminton champion at the 1996 Atlanta games, Hoyer-Larsen succeeded in beating the imposing Asian armada. Semi-finalist in the World championship the preceding year, he was rewarded with bei...


HUBACHER Eddy (1940), Switzerland / Bobsled - Track and field
This Swiss athlete had dreamt for years of carrying off an gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympics. He started practicing weightlifting and then moved on to the Decathlon. He didn't have a...


HUHTANEN Veikko (1919-1976), Finland / Gymnastics
Winner of the overall individual competition at the London games in 1948, this Finnish gymnast won a second gold team medal. ...


HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE
At the Sydney Games, tests for erythropoietin (better known as EPO) became effective and many people believed the fight against doping was in the process of being won. But at the same time the organis...


HUNGARY
This great sporting nation shines in disciplines such as swimming, fencing and football. The reputation of Hungarian swimmers is legendary. There have been several world class swimmers due to the qu...


HUNGER Daniela (1972), Germany / Swimming
A good all round swimmer, Daniela Hunger was gold medallist in the 200 m individual medley and 4 x 100 freestyle at the Seoul games in 1988. She was inspired in Barcelona, but her three medals were ...


HUSSEIN Manzoor (1950), Pakistan / Field hockey
This hockey player was the leader of the successful Pakistani Olympic field hockey team at the Los Angeles games in 1984. Considered for years to be one of the best players ever, he finally won the O...


HVEGER Ragnild (1920), Denmark / Swimming
Hveger was one of the world's greatest swimming champions but never Olympic champion. She did take part in the Berlin Olympics in 1936 but was too young and only won a single silver medal for the ind...


HWANG YOUNG-CHO (1964) South Korea / Track and field
The winner of the marathon at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, Hwang was the second South Korean to win the event over 42.195km. He was proud to be honoured dressed in the Korean team strip and to the ...


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