Olympic Games Winners - Info
We made an effort to do this project not simply as a next set of different information about the Olympic games. It is an attempt to give you information in a comfortable form and in the most structured type like a compact pocket Reference book.
We try to make regular changes to the Reference book and now, in addition to statistics, it contains 15,727 athlete photos - winners of the summer and winter Olympic games since 1896.
What information can you find in the Reference book?
In the section Info you just choose what you need from the list of the Olympic games and get general information, bid history, medals table and some interesting facts about Olympics.
In the section Winners you choose what you need from the list of the Olympic games. Click on plus/minus sign to expand or collapse list of the programme of competitions, then choose the event and find out all the Olympic games winners. Search can be done on any level.
In the section Events you choose what you need from the list of Sports. Click on plus sign to find all events that are included in the Sport, then choose the event and find out all the Olympic games winners. You can refine your search by choosing from the lists of the Olympic games and Nations. Search can be done on any level.
In the section Nations you choose what you need from the list of Nations and find out all the Olympic winners. You can refine your search by choosing from the list of the Olympic games.
In the section Athletes the information about all the Olympic games winners of the all times is presented. You can enter the search terms or the last name and get list of the athletes. The feature of this section is grouping those athletes (mostly female athletes),
who changed their last name or first name once or more times. Information about athlete consists of his birthday, prize list and photo.
In the section Medals you can enter the search terms and find out the athletes who won the most number of medals. Athletes who won 3 and more medals (gold, silver, bronze) are included in the list.
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23 Jul 2016 Friday's Sports in Brief
LONDON (AP) - Usain Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury. Keni Harrison also looked more than ready for Brazil by breaking a 28-year record in the 100-meters hurdles in London on Friday. Only unlike ...
23 Jul 2016 Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio
SAO PAULO (AP) - Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life. They'll still be parading under the host nation's flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Games come Aug. 5. ...
23 Jul 2016 WNBA president talks about fining players over warmup shirts
NEW YORK (AP) - WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court. Borders spent the past two weeks talking with the union and its executive council, trying to come up with ways ...
23 Jul 2016 Pennsylvania man headed to Olympics as decathlon coach
WINDBER, Pa. (AP) - Nate Davis fondly recalls the sign along Route 56 welcoming drivers to the home of Johnny Weissmuller, who was famous for his movie role as Tarzan and as an Olympic gold medal winning swimmer. Davis, 39, and Weissmuller soon will have something else in common besides ...
22 Jul 2016 US women cruise past Costa Rica 4-0 in Olympics send-off
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Crystal Dunn scored in the 15th minute and Carli Lloyd had her 88th career goal to help the United States women's team beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in its final game before the Rio Olympics next month. Mallory Pugh and Christen Press also ...
22 Jul 2016 Olympic weightlifter Morghan King rose quickly to the top
Morghan King was interning as a graphic designer and working at an organic breakfast restaurant in Seattle when she put "real life" on hold to become a weightlifter. Four years later, King is heading to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympics. It's been a rapid rise to the ...
22 Jul 2016 Last major of the year in no time at all
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Jordan Spieth hit the reset button after the U.S. Open, a prudent decision to keep from looking in the rearview mirror. Gone was the burden of trying to repeat 2015 by winning the Masters and U.S. Open in the same year. This was all about looking ...
22 Jul 2016 Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year WR being broken
LONDON (AP) - Usain Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury. Keni Harrison also looked more than ready for Brazil by breaking a 28-year record in the 100-meters hurdles in London on Friday. Only, unlike ...
22 Jul 2016 Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year record in 100-meter hurdles
LONDON (AP) - Kendra Harrison of the United States has broken a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meet. The confidence-boosting run comes after the 23-year-old American failed to make the U.S. team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ...
22 Jul 2016 Paddle up: A guide to whitewater racing in Rio
Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind milling begins again. For a sport that doesn't get the attention of some of the more well-known ones, ...
22 Jul 2016 Kendra Harrison of the United States breaks 28-year world record in 100-meters hurdles
LONDON (AP) — Kendra Harrison of the United States has broken a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meet. The confidence-boosting run comes after the 23-year-old American failed to make the U.S. team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ...
22 Jul 2016 Kenyan president to Olympic team: 'Show world we are clean'
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged his country's Olympic athletes to "show the world that we are clean and can win clean" as he gave them a send-off for the Rio Games. Kenyatta made a number of references to doping in his address to the athletes on ...
Source: The Washington Times