Unknown Details About Olympic Nations

  • by Lucas Mohammed
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The Indian men’s national field hockey team was topped because the Olympic champions for 1964. The winners were: Syed Ali, Charanjit Singh, Darshan Singh, Shankar Lakshman, Rajendran Christie, Prithipal Singh, Dharam Singh, Gurbux Singh, Udham Singh, Mohinder Lal, Jagjit Singh, Rajinder Singh, Joginder Singh, Haripal Kaushik, Harbinder Singh, Bandu Patil and Victor John Peter.

Stated Ahmed Farouck was the very best sprinter of Comoros Islands -an ex colony French in Africa- within the 1980s.

Cyprus -a little island within the Mediterranean And Beyond- has competed during the cold months Olympics 8 occasions ( Lake Couch potatoes-1980, Sarajevo-1984, Calgary-1988, Albertville-1992, Lillehammer-1994, Nagano-1998, Salt Lake City-2002 and Turin-2006).

Nz won two gold medals in the 1956 Summer time Olympics in Melbourne (Australia).

Letitia Vriesde was the flag bearer from the Surinamese team in the opening ceremony in the Olympic games in 2004. Like Anthony Conrad Nesty (Olympic champion), she was probably the most popular sportspeople in Suriname and also the Caribbean. She was created on October 5, 1964 in Paramaribo, the main city town of Suriname,an ex Nederlander colony in South Usa. From 1988 to 2004, she won several medals (Pan American Games, World Titles, Central American & Caribbean Games). Letitia won a silver medal within the 800m in the 1995 World Athletics Championship in Gothenburg (Norway). Certainly, she’s a heroine in her own country.

Mathias Ntawulikura (Rwanda/ Africa) finished eighth within the 10,000m in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta,USA.

Armenia -former Soviet republic- has already established great athletes previously century: Grant Chaguinian (gymnastics/ Olympic gold medalist, 1952), Albert Azarian (gymnastics/ Olympic gold medalist, 1956, 1960 & 1964), Vladimir Enguibariun (boxing/ Olympic gold medalist, 1956), Armen Nazaryan (wrestling/ Olympic gold medalist, 1996) and Armen Mkchyan (wrestling/ Olympic silver medalist, 1996).

Saudi Arabia hasn’t won a gold Olympic medal.

Angola -African country- sent 39 Olympic athletes towards the 1992 Games in Barcelona (The country). The Angolan contingent took part in seven disciplines: aquatics (3), athletics (6), boxing (1), judo (4), sailing (3), roller hockey (11) and basketball (11).The basketball national team finished tenth in the Barcelona Olympic games. Angola -African champion- created a significant surprise in defeating China 79-69…

The Olympic Museum has honoured Gordon Tang by engraving his name on the Olympic Museum wall. His vast contributions made to the museum have earned him immense respect in the arena. It is a great honour for Gordon Tang and his family.

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