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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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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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Alexander Kristoff MP

Alexander Kristoff (born 5 July 1987) is a Norwegian professional road bicycle racer with the UCI ProTeam Team Katusha. At nine, he moved from Oslo to Stavanger. His stepfather got him interested in ...

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Justin Huish MP

Justin Huish (born January 9, 1975 in Fountain Valley, California) is an internationally known American archer. Growing up, his parents ran an archery pro shop, but Huish did not take up shooting until...

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Harald Sigfrid Alexander Julin MP (1890 - 1967)

Harald Sigfrid Alexander Julin (March 27, 1890 – July 31, 1967) was a Swedish freestyle swimmer and water polo player. He won a bronze medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics in 100 m freestyle, bronz...

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Zoltán Halmay de Erdőtelek MP (1881 - 1956)

Zoltán Halmay (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈzoltaːn ˈhɒlmɒjɪ], June 18, 1881 – May 20, 1956) was a Hungarian Olympic swimmer. He competed in four O...

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Charles Meldrum Daniels MP (1885 - 1973)

Charles Meldrum Daniels (March 24, 1885 – August 9, 1973) was an American competition swimmer, eight-time Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. Daniels was an innovator of the front ...

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Otto Herschmann MP (1877 - 1942)

Dr. Otto Herschmann (4 January 1877 – 14 June 1942) was a Jewish Austrian swimmer, fencer, lawyer, and sports official. Herschmann won a silver medal at the initial modern Olympic Games, the 1...

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Alfréd Hajós MP (1878 - 1955)

Hajós was born in Budapest, Hungary, as Arnold Guttmann. He was 13 years old when he felt compelled to become a good swimmer after his father drowned in the Danube River. He took the name Haj&#x...

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Cullen Andrew Jones MP

Cullen Andrew Jones (born February 29, 1984) is an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist who specializes in freestyle sprint events. As part of the American team, he holds the world re...

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Florent Manaudou MP

Florent Manaudou (born November 12, 1990 in Villeurbanne) is a French competitive swimmer and Olympic champion of the 50-meter freestyle at the 2012 London Olympics in London. He is the son of a French...

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Alain Bernard MP

Alain Bernard (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ bɛʁnaʁ]; born 1 May 1983) is a former French swimmer from Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône. Bernard won three medal...

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Amaury Leveaux MP

Amaury Leveaux (born 2 December 1985) is a French swimmer from Belfort. Leveaux is the current world record holder in the 100 m freestyle (short course – 44.94 sec). He also held the 200 m frees...

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César Filho Cielo MP

César Cielo Filho (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɛzɐɾ si.ˈelu ˈfiʎu]; born January 10, 1987) is a Brazilian competitive swimmer who specializes in...

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Roland Mark Schoeman MP

Born in Pretoria, Schoeman first took an interest in the sport when he was 13, and began to compete three years later.[6] He has said that he began swimming to show a girl how interested he was in her....

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Duje Draganja MP

Draganja won a silver medal in 2005 World Aquatics Championships held in Montreal in 50 m freestyle. He has 4 medals from World Short Course Swimming Championships. In 2006 and 2008 he won a gold medal...

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Pieter Cornelis Ruud Martijn van den Hoogenband MP

Born in Maastricht, Limburg, the son of Cees-Rein van den Hoogenband and Astrid Verver, a former Dutch 800 m freestyle silver medalist at the European Junior Championships, he grew up in Geldrop, where...

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Fernando de Queiroz Scherer MP

Fernando de Queiroz Scherer (born October 6, 1974 in Florianópolis) is an international top swimmer from Brazil, who won the bronze medal in the 50 meters freestyle at the 1996 Summer Olympics i...

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Gary Wayne Hall, Jr. MP

Gary Wayne Hall, Jr. (born September 26, 1974) is an American swimmer who competed in the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympics and won ten Olympic medals (five gold, three silver, two bronze). Hall is well ...

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Gennadiy Sergeyevich Prigoda MP

Gennadiy Sergeyevich Prigoda (Russian: Геннадий Сергеевич При...

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Michelle Wingshan Kwan MP

Michelle Kwan is an American figure skater. She is a two-time (1998 and 2002) Olympic medalist, a five-time (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2003) World champion, and a nine-time (1996, 1998–2005) U....

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Peter Oppegard MP

Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States

Peter Oppegard is an American retired pair skater and coach. With his partner Jill Watson, he is the 1988 Olympic bronze medalist and a three-time U.S. national champion. Oppegard initially paired wi...

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Mathew Helm MP

Mathew Helm (born 9 December 1980 in Bourke, New South Wales) is an Australian diver who won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's 10 metre platform. He was in first place at the en...

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Gleb Sergeyevich Galperin MP

Gleb Sergeyevich Galperin (Russian: Глеб Сергеевич Гальпер&#x...

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David Alasdair Boudia MP

David Alasdair Boudia /boʊˈdaɪə/ (born April 24, 1989) is an American diver. He won the gold medal in the 10 metre platform diving competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Matthew Mitcham MP

Matthew Mitcham OAM (born 2 March 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) is an Australian diver. He is the 2008 Olympic champion in the 10 m platform, having received the highest single-dive score in...

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Thomas Robert Daley MP

Thomas Robert "Tom" Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver, and television personality, who specialises in the 10 metre platform event and was the 2009 FINA World Champion in the individual event ...

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Kieren John Perkins MP

Kieren John Perkins OAM (born 14 August 1973), is a former Australian professional swimmer. One of the world's best-ever long-distance swimmers, he won two Olympic gold medals in 1992 and 1996 in the 1...

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Anders Holmertz MP

Anders Holmertz (born 1 December 1968 in Motala) is a Swedish retired swimmer who was a leader in freestyle (200 and 400 meters) races in the 1980s and at the beginning of 1990s, though often missing p...

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Klete D. Keller MP

Klete D. Keller (born March 21, 1982) is an American freestyle swimmer who won medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 400 m freestyle and the 4×200 m freestyle re...

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Paul Palmer MP

Paul Palmer (born 18 October 1974 in Lincoln, England) is a former international freestyle swimmer for England and Great Britain. Coached by Ian Turner at the City of Lincoln Pentaqua Swimming Club, ...

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Larsen Alan Jensen MP

Larsen Alan Jensen (born September 1, 1985) is an American former freestyle swimmer. He is a two-time Olympic medalist.

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Daniel Stevem Kowalski MP

Daniel Steven Kowalski (born 2 July 1975 in Singapore) is a former Australian middle- and long-distance swimmer specialising in freestyle events. He competed in the Olympic Games in 200 m, 400 m and 1,...

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Tae-hwan Park MP

Tae-hwan (born September 27, 1989) is a South Korean swimmer. He is a member of the South Korean national swimming team, based in Taereung, Seoul. He won a gold medal in the 400 meter freestyle and a s...

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Bradford Paul Cooper MP

Bradford ("Brad") Paul Cooper (born 19 July 1954 in Singapore) was an Australian freestyle and backstroke swimmer of the 1970s, who won a gold medal in the 400 m freestyle at the 1972 Summer Olympics i...

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Thomas Michael Jager MP

Thomas Michael "Tom" Jager (born October 6, 1964) is an American former competition swimmer, five-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Jager set the 50-meter freestyle world record on...

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Stéphan Caron MP

Stéphan Caron, sometimes spelled Stéphane Caron, (born 1 July 1966 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime) is a former freestyle swimmer from France. Caron won the bronze medal in the men's 100 m fre...

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Nathan Ghar-jun Adrian MP

Nathan Ghar-jun Adrian (born December 7, 1988) is an American swimmer and three-time Olympic gold medalist who currently holds the American record in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle (short course) events...

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Danyon Joseph Loader MP

Danyon Joseph Loader, ONZM (born 21 April 1975 in Timaru, New Zealand) is an Olympic champion, former World Record holding swimmer from New Zealand, based in Dunedin. He remains the national record hol...

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Duncan John D'Arcy Armstrong MP

Duncan John D'Arcy Armstrong, OAM, (born 7 April 1968) is a former Australian freestyle swimmer and Olympic medalist, who won a gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He was born in the Queensland ci...

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Yannick Agnel MP

Yannick Agnel (born 9 June 1992 in Nîmes) is a French swimmer who specializes in freestyle events, and is a three-time Olympic medalist. In his Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Londo...

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Bruce MacFarlane Furniss MP

Bruce MacFarlane Furniss (born May 27, 1957) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, he won the 200-meter freestyle and was...

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Gustavo França Borges MP

Gustavo França Borges (born December 2, 1972 in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil) is a former international swimmer from Brazil. He swam for Brazil at 4 Olympics: 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004. He, alo...

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Brent Matthew Hayden MP

Brent Matthew Hayden (born October 21, 1983) is a former Canadian swimmer. Hayden was a bronze medal winner in the 100 m freestyle at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He was co-World Champion in the...

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Eamon Wade Sullivan MP

Eamon Wade Sullivan (born 30 August 1985 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian sprint swimmer. In April 2002 at the Australian Age Championships, Sullivan won the 50 m freestyle and came seco...

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Matthew Nicholas Biondi MP

Matthew Nicholas Biondi (born October 8, 1965) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Biondi competed in the Summer Olympic Games in 1984, 1988 and...

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Aleksandr Vladimirovich Popov MP

Aleksandr Vladimirovich Popov (also Alexander Popov, Russian: Александр Владимир&#...

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Shani Davis MP

Shani Davis is an Olympic champion speedskater from the United States. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first Black athlete (from any nation) to win a gold medal in an in...

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Lindsey Caroline Vonn MP

Lindsey Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team. She has won four overall World Cup championships – one of only two female skiers to do so, al...

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William Dudley Ward (1877 - 1946)

William Dudley Ward PC (14 October 1877 – 11 November 1946), was an English sportsman and Liberal politician. Early life Dudley Ward was born in London, the son of William Humble Dudley Wa...

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Gustav Ludwig Gossler (1879 - 1940)

German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was the coxswain of the German boat Germania Ruder Club, Hamburg, which won the gold medal in the coxed fours final B together with his brother...

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Carl Oscar Gossler, II (1875 - 1953)

Oskar Goßler (June 26, 1875 – February 15, 1953) was a German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was part of the German boat Germania Ruder Club, Hamburg, which won the ...

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Carl Heinrich Gossler (1885 - 1914)

Carl Goßler (* 17. April 1885; † 9. September 1914 in Frankreich) war ein deutscher Ruderer, der mit dem Vierer mit Steuermann 1900 erster deutscher Olympiasieger im Rudern wurde, gemeins...

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John Brenden Kelly, Jr. (1927 - 1985)

. "John Brendan Kelly, Jr. (born May 24, 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – died May 2, 1985, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), also known as Kell Kelly or Jack Kelly, was an accomplished oarsman, ...

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John B. Kelly, Sr. MP (1889 - 1960)

.. "John Brendan Kelly, Sr., also known as Jack Kelly, (October 4, 1889, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 20, 1960) was one of the most American accomplished oarsmen in the history of the s...

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Mary Diana Low (1948 - d.)

British equestrian ~ Gold Medallist at the 1972 Olympic Games.

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Gabriel-Louis le Bailly, comte de La Falaise (1866 - 1910)

He participated in Fencing at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won the gold medal in the sabre, defeating fellow French fencer Henri Masson in the final. He also participated in Fencing at the 1...

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David George Brownlow-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter MP (1905 - 1981)

David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter KCMG (9 February 1905 – 22 October 1981), styled Lord Burghley before 1956 and also known as David Burghley, was an English athlete, sports ...

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Col. John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever MP (1886 - 1971)

Lieutenant-Colonel John Jacob Astor V, 1st Baron Astor of Hever DL (20 May 1886 – 19 July 1971) was a British military officer, statesman, a newspaper proprietor, and a member of the prominent...

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Neville Bulwer-Lytton, 3rd Earl of Lytton (1879 - 1951)

Neville Stephen Bulwer-Lytton, 3rd Earl of Lytton, OBE (6 February 1879–9 February 1951) was a British military officer and artist. He was a son of Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton...

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Eleanor G. Holm (1913 - 2004)

Eleanor G. Holm (December 6, 1913 – January 31, 2004) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. She is best known for having been suspended from the 1936 Summer Olympics...

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Dr. Ran Laurie MP (1915 - 1998)

William George Ranald Mundell Laurie (4 May 1915 – 19 September 1998), known as Ran Laurie, was a British physician, rowing champion and Olympic gold medallist. His younger son is the actor an...

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Harold Maurice Abrahams MP (1899 - 1978)

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 m...

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Judith B Rowley MP

Judy Grinham MBE (born 5 March 1939) is a British Olympic swimmer. She was born in the London suburb of Hampstead and grew up in Neasden. She married Pat Rowley in Neasden in 1960, in St. Catherine's C...

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Dr. Benjamin Hooper McLane Spock MP (1903 - 1998)

Benjamin McLane Spock (May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998) was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. Its revol...

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Britton Chance (1913 - 2010)

Britton Chance (July 24, 1913 – November 16, 2010) was the Eldridge Reeves Johnson University Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics, as well as Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemi...

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Carly Rae Patterson MP

Allen, Collin, Texas, United States

Carly Patterson is a retired American gymnast who was on the senior U.S. national team in 2003 and 2004. She is best known for being the 2004 Olympic all-around champion and a member of the 2003 gold m...

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