Olympic Champion

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Carry Geijssen
... In 1966, she became Dutch Allround Champion ... then participated in the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, where she became Olympic Champion on the 1,000 m in a new Olympic record time ... This made her the first Dutch Olympic Champion in speed skating in Olympic history ...
Athletics In Jamaica - Chronology - London 2012 Olympics
... Jamaica's first medals of the London 2012 Olympics were in the women's 100m final on Saturday August 4. 100m title as she won in 10.75 with Veronica Campbell-Brown winning her 6th Olympic medal as she took bronze ... Reigning triple Olympic Champion Usain Bolt's first final was the men's 100m on the 5th August despite being Olympic champion and world record holder ...
Jewish Volleyball Players - Athletes - Track and Field
... Harold Abrahams, Britain, sprinter, Olympic champion (100 metre sprint) silver (4x100m relay) Sir Sidney Abrahams, Britain, Olympic long jumper Jo Ankier ...
List Of New Zealand Sportspeople - Track and Field
... Valerie Adams – shotputter, Olympic Champion David Ambler, – 100m, 200m sprints Anne Audain – runner Hamish Carter – triathlete Rod Dixon – runner Murray Halberg – runner Jack Lovelock ...
Athletics In Jamaica - Chronology - Late 2000s
... However, this didn't hinder superstar Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt in the 100 m on the 16 August winning gold by smashing his previous world record of 9.69 ... final of the women's 400 m Shericka Williams followed her Olympic silver with World silver in a personal best time of 49.32 behind Jamaican-born Sanya Richards ... First up was the women's 400 m hurdles with Olympic champion Melaine Walker despite not being favourite Walker flew to a new championship record of 52.42 to win the gold in the second fastest time in history ...

Famous quotes containing the words champion and/or olympic:

    Let’s not quibble! I’m the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, “I’d rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.”
    Tallulah Bankhead (1903–1968)

    Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.
    Joseph Heller (b. 1923)