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 14,384 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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02 Mar 2014 Norway's Bjoergen and Sundby win World Cup races (Yahoo Sports)
LAHTI, Finland (AP) -- Norway's triple Olympic gold medalist Marit Bjoergen and Olympic bronze medalist Martin Johnsrud Sundby dominated cross-country skiing World Cup races on Sunday.
02 Mar 2014 Kingsbury wins dual moguls World Cup event (Yahoo Sports)
INAWASHIRO, Japan (AP) -- Olympic silver medalist Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won a World Cup dual moguls event on Sunday.
02 Mar 2014 Jansrud beats Keung to win men's WCup super-G race (Yahoo Sports)
Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud of Norway overcame tricky racing conditions on his favorite home course to win a World Cup super-G race on Sunday ahead of Switzerland's Patrick Kueng. Jansrud, who won gold in super-G at the Sochi Olympics last month, finished 0.26 seconds ahead of Kueng and 0.33 clear of Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer of Austria. It was a third career World Cup win for Jansrud, who also earned a bronze in downhill at Sochi, and all of those victories have been in this Norwegian resort of Kvitfjell. American Travis Ganong was confident after placing third in Friday's downhill and fourth in Saturday's downhill.
02 Mar 2014 Fischbacher wins delayed women's downhill (Yahoo Sports)
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) -- Andrea Fischbacher of Austria was the surprise winner of the delayed women's World Cup downhill on Sunday, claiming her first victory in four years. Fischbacher skied down the new Mont-Lachaux slope in 1 minute, 34 seconds, beating compatriot Anna Fenninger by 0.15. ''It's just a great feeling,'' Fischbacher said. You just have to let your skis go and go down really fast.'' Fenninger, who is the only realistic challenger to overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch, instantly ran over with the rest of her teammates after seeing Fischbacher beat her time and the group fell over into the snow in an embrace.
02 Mar 2014 Poland's Stoch regains ski jumping World Cup lead (Yahoo Sports)
LAHTI, Finland (AP) -- Kamil Stoch of Poland won the ski jumping event at the Lahti Ski Games on Sunday to reclaim the lead in the overall World Cup standings.
03 Mar 2014 German bobsled driver Machata banned for 1 year (Yahoo Sports)
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The German bobsled federation has banned driver Manuel Machata from racing for one year for lending his bobsled to Russia's Vladimir Zubkov, who won two gold medals at the Sochi Olympics.
01 Mar 2014 Dog adopted during Sochi Games still fighting (Yahoo Sports)
Amanda Bird's quest to adopt a stray dog who was among those rounded up during the Sochi Olympics continues to be a challenge. Bird, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, drew worldwide attention during the Olympics by deciding to rescue and adopt a dog she named Sochi. Many people Bird had never met, even actress Katherine Heigl and her family's foundation for rescue animals, began providing assistance after hearing her story, which took another turn Saturday when the dog was diagnosed with distemper. ''I'm still not giving up on Sochi,'' Bird said Saturday.
01 Mar 2014 Canada's Guay wins downhill, Miller 8th in Norway (Yahoo Sports)
It feels just like home for Canada's Erik Guay when he races in Norway. Guay won the fifth World Cup race of his career Saturday on one of his favorite courses in the resort of Kvitfjell. He clinched his second downhill win this season, finishing ahead of Frenchman Johan Clarey and Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria. American Travis Ganong, who was third on Friday, narrowly missed out on another podium, finishing 0.62 back in fourth.
Source: Yahoo Sports