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LANGUAGES, OFFICIAL
French and English are the official languages of the International Olympic Committee. At Committee sessions, simultaneous translation is provided in German, Spanish, Russian and Arabic. However, the O...


LAPEBIE Guy (1916) France / Cycling
Though the French remember cyclist Roger Lapébie because of his 1937 victory in the Tour de France, they tend to forget his brother, Guy.And yet Guy Lapébie made a name for himself in cycling at the B...


LARSSON Gunnar (1951) Sweden / Swimming
Larsson was the top medley swimmer in the early seventies. His only rival was the American MacKee who twice finished second behind Larsson in the 200 and 400 m medley.The 400 m final was an extremely ...


LATYNINA Larissa (1934) Ukraine / Gymnastics
This beautiful Soviet gymnast was queen of the floor for over 10 years. She remained unbeaten for seven whole years. She won three gold medals in that exercise in 1956, 1960 and 1964.Besides being so ...


LAURIE Ran (1915) WILSON John (1914) Great Britain / Rowing
At the London games in 1948, these two British oarsmen demonstrated that it was possible to be a top athlete and have a true career.They were Olympic coxless pair champions, taking a sabbatical to com...


LAUSANNE - Switzerland
In this Swiss city on the shores of Lake Geneva are the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee. The IOC is still in the same premises, in the grounds of the historic Château de Vidy, but ...


LAVROV Andrei (1962) Russia / Team handball
Having already become an Olympic handball champion in Seoul and Barcelona, the Russian goalkeeper added another Olympic gold to his list of honours when his team beat Sweden in Sydney.At the age of 38...


LAZUTINA Larissa (1970) Russia / Nordic skiing
Lazutina and her compatriot, Danilova, were the queens of cross-country skiing in Nagano.While Danilova took the 15 km, Lazutina snaffled the 5 km, 10 km and relay races. And if she was not on the top...


LEBRUN Jacques (1910) France / Yachting
At the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, 12 regattas had to be won to be sure of a gold medal. Frenchman Jacques Lebrun was in the lead after the twelfth, but a navigation error in the ninth regatta cost ...


LEDNEV Pavel (1943) Ukraine / Track and field
A winner of seven medals at the games, two of which were gold, this Ukrainian pentathlete is the most decorated of his discipline. However, in order to write his name into Olympic History in indelible...


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