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Ralph Rose (1885 - 1913)

Ralph Waldo Rose (March 17, 1885 – October 16, 1913) was an American track and field athlete. He was born in Healdsburg, California. Biography A giant of a man at 6' 5½" and 250 pou...

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Philip John Baron Noel-Baker, Nobel Peace Prize 1959 MP (1889 - 1982)

Philip John Noel-Baker , Baron Noel-Baker (1 November 1889 – 8 October 1982) was a British politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament...

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Fred Tootell (1902 - 1964)

Frederick Delmont "Fred" Tootell (September 9, 1902 - September 29, 1964) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw. He competed for the United States in the 1924 Summer Olympic...

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Jason Edward Lezak MP

Jason Edward Lezak (born November 12, 1975) is an American international swimmer who is a four-time Olympic gold medalist. He formerly swam for Irvine Novaquatics. He graduated from Irvine High School ...

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Albert Bond Lambert (1875 - 1946)

Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 – November 12, 1946) was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was also a prominent St. Louis av...

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Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC MP (1909 - 1989)

Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC and Bar, MID, FRS, FZS, (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer and sportsman. Scott w...

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Toni Merkens MP (1912 - 1944)

Nikolaus Anton "Toni" Merkens was a racing cyclist from Germany and Olympic champion. He was born in the Eigelstein quarter of Cologne, where he grew up with three brothers and a sister at No. 20 Im ...

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Ashley Wagner MP

Aliso Viejo, Orange County, California, United States

Ashley Wagner is an American figure skater. She is the 2012 Four Continents champion, 2012 Grand Prix Final silver medalist, 2012 Skate America champion, 2012 and 2013 Trophée Eric Bompard champ...

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Yulia Lipnitskaya MP

"Yulia Viacheslavovna Lipnitskaia (Russian: Юлия Вячеславовна Лип&#x...

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John Rutherford Heaton (1908 - 1976)

John Heaton (Sptember 9, 1908 – October 9, 1976) was an American skeleton racer who competed in the late 1920s. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut. At the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, ...

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Jennison Heaton (1904 - 1971)

Jennison Heaton (April 16, 1904 – August 6, 1971) was an American bobsled and skeleton racer who competed in the late 1920s. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut. At the 1928 Winter Olympics ...

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Gracie Gold MP

Crystal Lake, McHenry, Illinois, United States

Gracie Gold is an American ladies' figure skater who has won medals at the national, international, and Olympic levels. She is the 2014 U.S. national champion and won a bronze medal at the 2014 Olympic...

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Hazel Virginia Wightman (1886 - 1974)

Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (December 20, 1886 – December 5, 1974) was a female American tennis player and founder of the Wightman Cup, a annual team competition for British and American women. ...

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Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr (1888 - 1945)

Willis Augustus "Ching" Lee, Jr. (May 11, 1888 – August 25, 1945) was a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. Lee commanded the American ships during the second night of ...

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Bill Demong MP

Park City, Summit County, Utah, United States

Bill Demong is an American Nordic combined skier and Olympic gold medalist. He is a five-time Olympian, competing in Nagano, Salt Lake City, Torino, Vancouver, and Sochi. Olympic Experience: 2010...

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Albert Charles Gladstone, 5th Baronet (1886 - 1967)

Sir Albert Charles Gladstone, 5th Baronet MBE (28 October 1886 – 2 March 1967) was a British businessman and rower who won a gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Gladstone was born at Haw...

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John Wodehouse, 3rd Earl of Kimberley (1883 - 1941)

John Wodehouse, 3rd Earl of Kimberley CBE, MC (11 November 1883–16 April 1941), styled Lord Wodehouse from 1902 to 1932, was a British peer and Liberal politician. Background Wodehouse was...

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Alan Chester Valentine (1901 - 1980)

Alan Chester Valentine (February 23, 1901 – July 14, 1980) was an American academic who competed on the gold-medal winning American rugby union team in the 1924 Summer Olympics, was president ...

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Norman Stephen Taber (1891 - 1952)

Norman Stephen Taber (September 3, 1891 – July 15, 1952) was an American middle distance runner. He was the first amateur runner to surpass Walter George's professional record in the mile, set...

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William Edwards Stevenson (1900 - 1985)

) William Edwards Stevenson (October 25, 1900 - April 2, 1985) was an American track and field athlete, lawyer and diplomat, who won the gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics and la...

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Jonas Reckermann MP

Jonas Reckermann (born 26 May 1979 in Rheine) is a retired beach volleyball player from Germany. Together with his most recent partner Julius Brink, he won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in...

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Daniel M. Colla MP

Daniel M. Colla (born February 23, 1964) is a retired volleyball player from Argentina, who represented his native country in two Summer Olympics. After having finished in sixth place at the 1984 Summe...

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Bevan John Docherty MP

Bevan John Docherty (born 29 March 1977) is a triathlete from New Zealand, who won medals twice at the Olympic Games. Docherty attended Tauhara College, Taupo. In 2004, Docherty won the ITU world cha...

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Alistair Edward Brownlee MP

Alistair Edward Brownlee, MBE (born 23 April 1988) is a British triathlete, and the current Olympic champion in his sport, having won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. He is also a back-to-ba...

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Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr. MP (1875 - 1947)

Alphonzo Edward Bell Sr. (September 29, 1875 – December 27, 1947) was an American oil multi-millionaire, real estate developer, philanthropist, and champion tennis player. The westside Los Ang...

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Henry Albert Canet MP (1878 - 1930)

Henry Albert Canet (17 April 1878 – 25 July 1930) was a male tennis player from France He competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden where he won two bronze medals.

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Captain Richard C. Steere (USN) (1909 - 2001)

From a contemporary press report: Richard C. Steere, a retired Navy captain who was the weather expert for General George S. Patton during the Anglo-American landing in North Africa in November 194...

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Anders Oscar Ahlgren MP (1888 - 1976)

Anders Oscar Ahlgren (12 February 1888 in Malmö – 27 December 1976) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and in the 1920 Summer Olympics. In 1912, he won the ...

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Charles Edwin Ackerly MP (1898 - 1982)

Charles Edwin Ackerly (January 3, 1898 – August 16, 1982) was an American wrestler who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was a 1920 graduate of Cornell University where he competed for th...

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Ismail Abilov MP

Ismail Abilov (Bulgarian: Исмаил Абилов, born 9 June 1951) is a Bulgarian freestyle wrestler and Olympic champion of ...

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Namig Abdullayev MP

Namig Abdullayev (Azerbaijani: Namiq Abdullayev) (born January 4, 1971 in Baku, Azerbaijan) was an Azerbaijani Olympic Champion wrestler, winning a gold medal in freestyle for Azerbaijan at the 2000 Su...

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Zagalav Abdulbekovich Abdulbekov MP

Zagalav Abdulbekovich Abdulbekov (Russian: Загалав Абдулбекович �...

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Stephen Anthony Abas MP

Stephen Anthony Abas (born January 12, 1978) is an American Olympic Freestyle wrestler and Mixed martial artist. Abas became a three-time NCAA Division I wrestling champion in the 125 lb (57 kg) weight...

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James Couttet MP (1921 - 1997)

James Couttet (July 18, 1921 – November 13, 1997) was a French alpine skier, world champion and Olympic medalist. He was born in Bossons near Chamonix and died in Chamonix. Couttet received ...

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Deborah Benetton MP

Deborah Compagnoni was born in Bormio, northern Lombardy, skied with the G.S. Forestale. Compagnoni soon was noticed for her great talent. Her career was always marked by great successes, by also by ...

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Zeno Colò MP (1920 - 1993)

At the 1950 World Championships in Aspen, Colorado, he won the gold medal in both downhill and giant slalom, and the silver in slalom. Two years later, at the 1952 Olympics in Oslo, he won gold in the ...

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Renée Colliard MP

Renée Colliard (born 24 December 1933) is a former Swiss alpine skier. At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, she became Olympic champion in Slalom.

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Annelise Coberger MP

Annelise Coberger (born 16 September 1971) is a former New Zealand alpine skier. Born in Christchurch, she became the first person from the Southern Hemisphere to win a medal at the Winter Olympics whe...

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Joël Chenal MP

Joël Chenal (born October 10, 1973), is a French alpine skier. Chenal won silver medal in the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. His other notable successes are first place in ...

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Hans Petter Buraas MP

Hans Petter Buraas (born 20 March 1975 in Bærum) is a Norwegian Alpine skier. He won the slalom gold medal at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano. He has raced 10 seasons in the World Cup (per 2005), an...

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Edmund Bruggmann MP

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Charles Bozon MP (1932 - 1964)

Charles Bozon (December 15, 1932 – July 7, 1964) was a French former alpine skier and world champion. He was born and died in Chamonix, Haute-Savoie. He won a gold medal in the slalom at the...

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Didier Bouvet MP

Didier Bouvet (born March 6, 1961) is a French former alpine skier who competed in the 1984 Winter Olympics and in the 1988 Winter Olympics. He was born in Thonon-les-Bains. In 1984 he won the bron...

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François Bonlieu MP (1937 - 1973)

François Bonlieu (March 21, 1937 – August 18, 1973) was a French Alpine skier. Born at Juvincourt-et-Damary, Aisne, Bonlieu debuted for the French alpine skiing national team when he wa...

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Fernande Bochatay MP

Fernande Bochatay (born 23 January 1946) is a former Swiss alpine skier. At the 1968 Winter Olympics, she won the bronze medal in Giant Slalom. Bochatay was the aunt of Swiss speed skier Nicolas Boch...

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Heidi Biebl MP

Heidi Biebl (born February 17, 1941) is a former German Alpine skier. She was born in Oberstaufen. She won gold medal in the downhill at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley just three days after...

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Madeleine Berthod MP

Madeleine Chamot-Berthod (born 1 February 1931 in Château d'Oex, Vaud) is a Swiss former alpine skier. Berthod was Swiss Sportspersonality of the year in 1956.

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Trude Jochum-Beiser MP

Trude Beiser (after her marriage Trude Jochum-Beiser) (born 2 September 1927, in Lech am Arlberg, Austria) is a former alpine ski racer. At the 1948 Winter Olympics, Beiser won the gold medal in the ...

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Wolfgang Bartels MP (1940 - 2007)

Wolfgang Bartels (July 14, 1940 – February 6, 2007) was a German alpine skier who competed for the Unified Team of Germany in the 1964 Winter Olympics. He was born in Bischofswiesen and died i...

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Deborah Rae Armstrong MP

Born in Salem, Oregon, Armstrong grew up in Seattle and was a multi-sport athlete at Garfield High School; in addition to ski racing, she also played basketball and soccer. After being named to the U.S...

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Sébastien Amiez MP

Sébastien Amiez (born May 6, 1972 in Pralognan) is a French alpine skier. He won the Alpine Skiing World Cup for Slalom in 1996

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Émile Allais MP (1912 - 2012)

Émile Allais (25 February 1912 – 17 October 2012) was a champion alpine ski racer from France; he won all three events at the 1937 world championships in Chamonix and the gold in the comb...

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Paul Accola MP

Paul Accola (born February 20, 1967 in Davos) is a Swiss former Alpine skier. He came top in the overall World Cup in 1992, and won a total of four medals at the Winter Olympics and World Championships...

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Kjetil André Aamodt MP

Kjetil André Aamodt (born 2 September 1971) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Norway, a champion in the Olympics, World Championships, and World Cup. He is the most decorated ski racer...

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José Manuel Abascal MP

José Manuel Abascal Gómez (born March 17, 1958, in Alceda, Cantabria) was a Spanish 1500 metres runner. In 1982 he got the silver medal at the Europen Indoor Championship in 1500 m and th...

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Platt Adams MP (1885 - 1961)

He was born in Belleville, New Jersey on March 23, 1885. He had a brother, Benjamin Willard Adams, also an Olympic athlete. In 1908 he finished fifth in the triple jump competition as well as in the st...

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James Isaac Wendell (1890 - 1958)

James Isaac Wendell (September 3, 1890 – November 22, 1958) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 110 metre hurdles. He competed for the United States in the 1912 Summer Olympic...

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Earl Foster Thomson MP (1900 - 1971)

Lieutenant Earl "Tommy" Thomson (August 14, 1900 - July, 1971) was an Olympic equestrian who won 5 medals during his international career. Biography Graduating from West Point in 1922, Thomson ea...

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Harry Dwight Chamberlin MP (1887 - 1944)

Harry Dwight Chamberlin (1887 – September 29, 1944) was a medal-winning equestrian in eventing and show jumping. He was also a Brigadier General in the US Army. Biography Henry had never r...

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Kazimierz Deyna MP (1947 - 1989)

Kazimierz Deyna (23 October 1947 – 1 September 1989) was a Polish footballer, who played as an offensive midfielder in the playmaker role and was one of the most highly regarded players of his g...

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Brig. General Harry B. Liversedge (USMC) (1894 - 1951)

Brigadier General Harry Bluett Liversedge (September 21, 1894 – November 25, 1951), whose regiment figured in the historic raising the flag on Iwo Jima, was a United States Marine who died i...

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William Willard McMillan (1929 - 2000)

) William Willard McMillan (January 29, 1929 – June 6, 2000) was a world-class American sports shooter. Between 1952 and 1976 he competed in the 25 m rapid fire pistol event in six Olympics, m...

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William Meade Lindsley Fiske, III (1911 - 1940)

William Meade Lindsley Fiske William Meade Lindsley "Billy" Fiske III (4 June 1911 – 17 August 1940) was the 1928 and 1932 Olympic champion bobsled driver and, following Jimmy Davies, was one ...

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Sim Iness (1930 - 1996)

Simeon ("Sim") Garland Iness (July 9, 1930 in Keota, Oklahoma – May 23, 1996 in Porterville, California) was an American discus thrower and Olympic gold medalist. As a child of sharecroppers...

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Bob Mathias (1930 - 2006)

Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (November 17, 1930 – September 2, 2006) was an American decathlete, two-time Olympic gold medalist, a United States Marine Corps officer, actor and United States Con...

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Brady Ellison MP

Brady Ellison (born October 27, 1988 in Glendale, Arizona) is an athlete from the United States, who competes in recurve archery. He is currently a Resident Athlete at the United States Olympic Trainin...

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Jake Kaminski MP

Jake Kaminski (born August 11, 1988, in Buffalo, New York) is an American archer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed for his country in the Men's team event.

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Jacob Wukie MP

Jacob Wukie (born May 11, 1986, in Massillon, Ohio) is an American archer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed for his country in the Men's team event. He won a silver medal along with his teammate...

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Robert Grandison "Bob" Leavitt (1883 - 1954)

Robert Grandison "Bob" Leavitt (September 20, 1883 – February 2, 1954) was an American athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 1906 Summer Olympics. Robert Leavitt was a native of Boston, Ma...

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Jack Lenoard Barrs, Jr. MP

Jack Lenoard Barrs, Jr. (born July 17, 1962) is an American archer. He won a gold medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics. He is an NAA National Outdoor Champion and FITA World Field Champion, as well as a f...

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Simon Duncan Terry MP

Stirling-born Terry participated at 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. In both the Individual and Team Events he won a Bronze medal for Great Britain. In the Individual games he was beaten by Sé...

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Magnus Petersson MP

Magnus Petersson (born 17 June 1975 in Gothenburg) is an archer from Sweden. He is an experienced Olympian, having won a silver medal in 1996. Petersson advanced to the semifinals in archery at the 2...

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Victor S. Wunderle MP

Wunderle was raised in Mason City, Illinois. His passion for archery started at the age five. He competed in many competitions and received many honors throughout his childhood. After graduating from I...

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Wietse Cornelis van Alten MP

Wietse Cornelis van Alten (born 24 September 1978) is an archer from the Netherlands. Van Alten was born in Zaandam, in the municipality of Zaanstad. He has competed in archery since the age of seven. ...

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Marco Galiazzo MP

Marco Galiazzo (born 7 May 1983 in Padova) is an athlete from Italy. He competes in archery for C.S. Aeronautica Militare, and is a former world number one.

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Hiroshi Yamamoto MP

Hiroshi Yamamoto (山本 博 Yamamoto Hiroshi, born 31 October 1962) is a Japanese athlete who competes in archery, who is a former world number one. He won a bronze medal in archery a...

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Viktor Ruban MP

Viktor Ruban (born 24 May 1981 in Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is an Olympic gold medal winning former world number one Ukrainian archer.

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Bair Badënov MP

Bair Badënov (Russian: Баи́р Доржи́евич Бадёно&...

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Takahara Furukawa MP

Takaharu Furukawa (古川 高晴 Furukawa Takaharu, born August 9, 1984 in Aomori, Japan) is an athlete from Japan. He competes in archery. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he won the s...

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Dai Xiaoxiang MP

Dai Xiaoxiang (Chinese: 戴小祥; pinyin: Dài Xiăoxiáng; 15 December 1990) is a Chinese archer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he won the bronze medal for his country ...

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Christopher Miles Boardman MP

Christopher Miles Boardman, MBE, (born 26 August 1968) is a British former racing cyclist who won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and broke the world hour record three time...

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Robert Julich MP

Robert Julich, most commonly referred to as Bobby Julich, (born on November 18, 1971, in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for Team CSC in the U...

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Abraham Olano Manzano MP

Abraham Olano Manzano (born on January 22, 1970 in Anoeta, Gipuzkoa) is a Spanish former professional road racing cyclist. His highest achievement was in 1995 when he became World Road Champion. In 199...

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Michael Rogers MP

Michael ('Mick') Rogers (born 20 December 1979 in Barham, New South Wales) is an Australian professional road bicycle racer who grew up in Canberra ACT, and rides for Team Saxo-Tinkoff. He is a three-t...

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Gustav Erik Larsson MP

Gustav Erik Larsson (born 20 September 1980 in Gemla) is a Swedish professional road racing cyclist for UCI Professional Continental team IAM Cycling. He previously rode for Vacansoleil-DCM in 2012. He...

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Levi Leipheimer MP

Levi Leipheimer (born October 24, 1973) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. His major accomplishments include winning the 2007, 2008 and 2009 editions of the Tour of California, t...

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Bradley Eric Wiggins MP

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE (born 28 April 1980), nicknamed "Wiggo", is a British professional road and track racing cyclist who rides for the UCI ProTeam Team Sky. Wiggins began his career on the tr...

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Tony Martin MP

Tony Martin (born 23 April 1985) is a German professional road bicycle racer riding for the UCI ProTeam Omega Pharma-Quick Step. Martin is known as a time trial specialist. In 2011, he won a time tri...

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Christopher Froome MP

Christopher Froome (born 20 May 1985) is a Kenyan-born British professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Team Sky.[3][4] Born in Kenya and brought up in South Africa, since spring 2008...

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Maximilian Sciandri MP

Maximilian Sciandri (born 15 February 1967) is a retired British road racing cyclist of Italian descent. He competed as an Italian national up to February 1995, then took British citizenship. He won th...

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Jan Ullrich MP

Jan Ullrich (born 2 December 1973) is a German former professional road bicycle racer. Ullrich won a gold and a silver in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He won the 1999 Vuelta a España and ...

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Andreas Klöden MP

Andreas Klöden (born 22 June 1975) is a German professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team RadioShack-Leopard. His major achievements include a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympic Games an...

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Paolo Bettini MP

Paolo Bettini (born 1 April 1974 in Cecina, Livorno, Tuscany) is an Italian former champion road racing cyclist, and the current coach of the Italian national cycling team. Considered the best classics...

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Sérgio Miguel Moreira Paulinho MP

Sérgio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (born 26 March 1980 in Oeiras) is a Portuguese road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team Team Saxo-Tinkoff. He was a domestique in the 2007, 2009 and 2010 Tour de Fr...

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Axel Merckx MP

Axel Merckx (born 8 August 1972 in Uccle), is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer. In his professional career that began in 1993 and ended in 2007, he has won an Olympic Bronze medal and c...

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Samuel González Sánchez MP

Samuel "Sammy" Sánchez González (born 5 February 1978) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer. He was the gold medal winner in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Men's Road Race. In recent y...

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Fabian Cancellara MP

Fabian Cancellara (born 18 March 1981), nicknamed "Spartacus", is a Swiss professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam RadioShack-Leopard. Cancellara has achieved great success in the sport of cycli...

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Alexandr Viktorovich Kolobnev MP

Alexandr Viktorovich Kolobnev (Russian: Александр Викторович К...

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Alexander Nikolaevich Vinokourov MP

Alexander Nikolaevich Vinokourov, (Russian: Александр Николаевич &#x...

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Rigoberto Urán MP

Rigoberto Urán Urán (born 26 January 1987) is a Colombian professional road racing cyclist, currently riding for UCI World Tour Team Sky. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he won a silver me...

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