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Surname: AbbagnaleFirstname: GiuseppeCountry: ItalyDate of birth: 1959-07-24Birthplace : PompeiiHeight: 186 cmWeight: 95.0 kg

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Surname: AlekseyevFirstname: VasilyCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1942-01-07Birthplace : Pokrovochihkino (Russia)Died: 2011-11-25Height: 186 cmWeight: 160.0 kg

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Surname: AliFirstname: MuhammadCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1942-01-17Birthplace : LouisvilleHeight: 188 cmWeight: 100.0 kg

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Surname: AndrianovFirstname: NikolayCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1952-10-14Birthplace : Vladimir (Russia)Died: 2011-03-21Height: 165 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: BaileyFirstname: DonovanCountry: CanadaDate of birth: 1967-12-16Birthplace : Manchester (Jamaica)Height: 182 cmWeight: 83.0 kg

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Surname: BeamonFirstname: BobCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1946-08-29Birthplace : New YorkHeight: 191 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: BikilaFirstname: AbebeCountry: EthiopiaDate of birth: 1932-08-07Birthplace : JatoDied: 1973-10-25Height: 177 cmWeight: 57.0 kg

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Surname: BiondiFirstname: MattCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1965-10-08Birthplace : MoragaHeight: 201 cmWeight: 91.0 kg

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Surname: Blankers-KoenFirstname: FannyCountry: NetherlandsDate of birth: 1918-04-26Birthplace : BaarnDied: 2004-01-25Height: 175 cmWeight: 63.0 kg

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Surname: BorzovFirstname: ValeryCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1949-10-20Birthplace : SamborHeight: 183 cmWeight: 83.0 kg

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Surname: BoulmerkaFirstname: HassibaCountry: AlgeriaDate of birth: 1968-07-10Birthplace : ConstantineHeight: 165 cmWeight: 57.0 kg

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Surname: BrumelFirstname: ValeryCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1942-04-14Birthplace : TolbuzinoDied: 2003-01-26Height: 185 cmWeight: 79.0 kg

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Surname: BubkaFirstname: SergeyCountry: UkraineDate of birth: 1963-12-04Birthplace : Vorochilograd (USSR)Height: 185 cmWeight: 82.0 kg

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Surname: CaslavskaFirstname: VeraCountry: CzechoslovakiaDate of birth: 1942-05-03Birthplace : PragueHeight: 160 cmWeight: 55.0 kg

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Surname: ChristieFirstname: LinfordCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1960-04-02Birthplace : Saint-Andrew (Jamaica)Height: 189 cmWeight: 94.0 kg

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Surname: CoeFirstname: SebastianCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1956-09-29Birthplace : LondonHeight: 176 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: ComaneciFirstname: NadiaCountry: RomaniaDate of birth: 1961-11-12Birthplace : OnestiHeight: 155 cmWeight: 40.0 kg

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Surname: ConnollyFirstname: JamesCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1868-10-28Birthplace : BostonDied: 1957-01-20Height: 175 cmWeight: 72.0 kg

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Surname: CuthbertFirstname: BettyCountry: AustraliaDate of birth: 1938-04-20Birthplace : MerrylandsHeight: 169 cmWeight: 57.0 kg

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Surname: De BruijnFirstname: IngeCountry: NetherlandsDate of birth: 1973-08-24Birthplace : BarendrechtHeight: 178 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: DeversFirstname: GailCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1966-11-19Birthplace : SeattleHeight: 162 cmWeight: 58.0 kg

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Surname: DibiasiFirstname: KlausCountry: ItalyDate of birth: 1947-10-06Birthplace : Solbad Hall (Austria)Height: 180 cmWeight: 74.0 kg

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Surname: DidriksonFirstname: Mildred BabeCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1911-06-26Birthplace : Port-Arthur (Texas)Died: 1956-09-27Height: 170 cmWeight: 52.0 kg

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Surname: DityatinFirstname: AlexanderCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1957-08-07Birthplace : LeningradHeight: 174 cmWeight: 67.0 kg

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Surname: DouilletFirstname: DavidCountry: FranceDate of birth: 1969-02-17Birthplace : RouenHeight: 196 cmWeight: 125.0 kg

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Surname: EaganFirstname: EdwardCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1897-04-26Birthplace : Denver (Colorado)Died: 1967-06-14Height: 179 cm

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Surname: EdwardsFirstname: JonathanCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1966-05-10Birthplace : London (England)Height: 183 cmWeight: 73.0 kg

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Surname: EgerszegiFirstname: KrisztinaCountry: HungaryDate of birth: 1974-08-16Birthplace : BudapestHeight: 174 cmWeight: 57.0 kg

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Surname: El GuerroujFirstname: HichamCountry: MoroccoDate of birth: 1974-09-14Birthplace : BerkaneHeight: 175 cmWeight: 63.0 kg

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Surname: El MoutawakelFirstname: NawalCountry: MoroccoDate of birth: 1962-04-15Birthplace : CasablancaHeight: 160 cmWeight: 49.0 kg

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Surname: ElvstromFirstname: PaulCountry: DenmarkDate of birth: 1928-02-25Birthplace : CopenhagenHeight: 180 cmWeight: 89.0 kg

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Surname: EnderFirstname: KorneliaCountry: GDRDate of birth: 1958-10-25Birthplace : PlauenHeight: 180 cmWeight: 75.0 kg

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Surname: EwryFirstname: RayCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1873-10-14Birthplace : Lafayette (Indiana)Died: 1937-09-29Height: 185 cmWeight: 79.0 kg

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Surname: FischerFirstname: BirgitCountry: GermanyDate of birth: 1962-02-25Birthplace : Brandenburg (GDR)Height: 172 cmWeight: 65.0 kg

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Surname: FosburyFirstname: DickCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1947-03-06Birthplace : PortlandHeight: 195 cmWeight: 83.0 kg

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Surname: FraserFirstname: DawnCountry: AustraliaDate of birth: 1937-09-04Birthplace : SydneyHeight: 170 cmWeight: 65.0 kg

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Surname: GaudinFirstname: LucienCountry: FranceDate of birth: 1886-09-27Birthplace : ArrasDied: 1934-09-23Height: 192 cmWeight: 75.0 kg

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Surname: GeesinkFirstname: AntoniusCountry: NetherlandsDate of birth: 1934-04-06Birthplace : UtrechtDied: 2010-08-27Height: 198 cmWeight: 118.0 kg

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Surname: GerevichFirstname: AladarCountry: HungaryDate of birth: 1910-03-16Birthplace : JaszberenyDied: 1991-05-14Height: 172 cmWeight: 65.0 kg

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Surname: GouldFirstname: ShaneCountry: AustraliaDate of birth: 1956-11-23Birthplace : SydneyHeight: 172 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: Griffith-JoynerFirstname: FlorenceCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1959-12-21Birthplace : Los AngelesDied: 1998-09-21Height: 170 cmWeight: 59.0 kg

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Surname: GrossFirstname: MichaelCountry: West GermanyDate of birth: 1964-06-17Birthplace : FrankfurtHeight: 202 cmWeight: 83.0 kg

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Surname: HayesFirstname: BobCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1942-12-20Birthplace : JacksonvilleDied: 2002-09-18Height: 183 cmWeight: 87.0 kg

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Surname: HolmesFirstname: KellyCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1970-04-19Birthplace : PemburyHeight: 162 cmWeight: 55.0 kg

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Surname: JohnsonFirstname: BenCountry: CanadaDate of birth: 1961-12-30Birthplace : Falmouth (Jamaica)Height: 180 cmWeight: 75.0 kg

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Surname: JohnsonFirstname: MichaelCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1967-09-13Birthplace : DallasHeight: 185 cmWeight: 78.0 kg

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Surname: JonesFirstname: MarionCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1975-10-12Birthplace : Los AngelesHeight: 179 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: JordanFirstname: MichaelCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1963-02-17Birthplace : New YorkHeight: 198 cmWeight: 90.0 kg

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Surname: JuantorenaFirstname: AlbertoCountry: CubaDate of birth: 1950-11-21Birthplace : Santiago de CubaHeight: 191 cmWeight: 84.0 kg

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Surname: KarelineFirstname: AlexanderCountry: RussiaDate of birth: 1967-09-19Birthplace : Novossibirsk (USSR)Height: 192 cmWeight: 130.0 kg

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Surname: KarppinenFirstname: PerttiCountry: FinlandDate of birth: 1953-02-17Birthplace : VehmaaHeight: 201 cmWeight: 105.0 kg

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Surname: KatoFirstname: SawaoCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1946-10-11Birthplace : NiigataHeight: 156 cmWeight: 59.0 kg

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Surname: KeinoFirstname: KipCountry: KenyaDate of birth: 1940-01-17Birthplace : KipsanoHeight: 170 cmWeight: 68.0 kg

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Surname: KolehmainenFirstname: HannesCountry: FinlandDate of birth: 1889-12-09Birthplace : KuopioDied: 1966-01-11Height: 170 cmWeight: 57.0 kg

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Surname: KorzeniowskiFirstname: RobertCountry: PolandDate of birth: 1968-07-30Birthplace : LubaczowHeight: 170 cmWeight: 62.0 kg

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Surname: KraenzleinFirstname: AlvinCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1876-12-12Birthplace : Vienna (Austria)Died: 1928-01-06Height: 183 cmWeight: 75.0 kg

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Surname: LamourFirstname: Jean-FrançoisCountry: FranceDate of birth: 1956-02-02Birthplace : ParisHeight: 184 cmWeight: 86.0 kg

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Surname: LatyninaFirstname: LarisaCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1934-12-27Birthplace : Kherson

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Surname: LavrovFirstname: AndreiCountry: RussiaDate of birth: 1962-03-26Birthplace : Krasnodar (USSR)Height: 197 cmWeight: 91.0 kg

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Surname: LewisFirstname: CarlCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1961-07-01Birthplace : Birmingham (Alabama)Height: 188 cmWeight: 80.0 kg

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Surname: LouganisFirstname: GregCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1960-01-29Birthplace : San Diego

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Surname: LouysFirstname: SpiridonCountry: GreeceDate of birth: 1873-01-12Birthplace : MaroussiDied: 1940-03-26

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Surname: MangiarottiFirstname: EdoardoCountry: ItalyDate of birth: 1919-04-07Birthplace : RenateDied: 2012-05-25

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Surname: MeyfarthFirstname: UlrikeCountry: West GermanyDate of birth: 1956-05-04Birthplace : Francfort-sur-le-Main (Germany)Height: 188 cmWeight: 72.0 kg

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Surname: MosesFirstname: EdwinCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1955-08-31Birthplace : DaytonHeight: 186 cmWeight: 72.0 kg

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Surname: NadiFirstname: NedoCountry: ItalyDate of birth: 1894-06-09Birthplace : LivornoDied: 1940-01-29Height: 188 cm

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Surname: NurmiFirstname: PaavoCountry: FinlandDate of birth: 1897-06-13Birthplace : TurkuDied: 1973-10-02

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Surname: OerterFirstname: AlCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1936-09-19Birthplace : AstoriaDied: 2007-10-01Height: 192 cmWeight: 120.0 kg

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Surname: OttoFirstname: KristinCountry: GDRDate of birth: 1966-02-07Birthplace : LeipzigHeight: 185 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: OvettFirstname: SteveCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1955-10-09Birthplace : BrightonHeight: 183 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: OwensFirstname: JesseCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1913-09-12Birthplace : Danville (Alabama)Died: 1980-03-31Height: 180 cmWeight: 72.0 kg

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Surname: PappFirstname: LaszloCountry: HungaryDate of birth: 1926-03-25Birthplace : BudapestDied: 2003-10-16

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Surname: PerecFirstname: Marie-JoseCountry: FranceDate of birth: 1968-05-09Birthplace : Basse-TerreHeight: 180 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: PopovFirstname: AlexanderCountry: RussiaDate of birth: 1971-11-16Birthplace : Sverdlovsk (USSR)Height: 200 cmWeight: 87.0 kg

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Surname: RedgraveFirstname: StevenCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1962-03-23Birthplace : MarlowHeight: 193 cmWeight: 103.0 kg

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Surname: RitolaFirstname: VilleCountry: FinlandDate of birth: 1896-01-18Died: 1982-04-24Height: 177 cmWeight: 62.0 kg

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Surname: RoseFirstname: MurrayCountry: AustraliaDate of birth: 1939-01-00Birthplace : Nairn (Great Britain)Died: 2012-04-15Height: 180 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: RudolphFirstname: WilmaCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1940-06-23Birthplace : St BethlehamDied: 1994-11-12Height: 180 cmWeight: 59.0 kg

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Surname: SaitoFirstname: HitoshiCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1961-01-02Birthplace : AomoriHeight: 180 cmWeight: 140.0 kg

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Surname: SalnikovFirstname: VladimirCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1960-05-21Birthplace : LeningradHeight: 183 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: SavonFirstname: FelixCountry: CubaDate of birth: 1967-09-22Birthplace : San VicenteHeight: 198 cmWeight: 91.0 kg

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Surname: ScherboFirstname: VitalyCountry: BelarusDate of birth: 1972-01-13Birthplace : Minsk (USSR)Height: 169 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: SchollanderFirstname: DonCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1946-04-30Birthplace : Charlotte (Caroline du nord)Height: 183 cmWeight: 75.0 kg

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Surname: ShakhlinFirstname: BorisCountry: USSRDate of birth: 1932-01-27Birthplace : ishimDied: 2008-05-30Height: 171 cmWeight: 71.0 kg

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Surname: SmithFirstname: TommieCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1944-06-12Birthplace : Ackworth (Texas)Height: 190 cmWeight: 78.0 kg

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Surname: SnellFirstname: PeterCountry: New ZealandDate of birth: 1938-12-17Birthplace : OpunakeHeight: 180 cmWeight: 77.0 kg

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Surname: SohnFirstname: Kee-ChungCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1914-08-29Birthplace : Sinuiju (Korea/Japan)Died: 2002-11-15Height: 170 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: SotomayorFirstname: JavierCountry: CubaDate of birth: 1967-10-13Birthplace : LimonarHeight: 194 cmWeight: 84.0 kg

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Surname: SpitzFirstname: MarkCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1950-02-10Birthplace : ModestoHeight: 186 cmWeight: 77.0 kg

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Surname: StevensonFirstname: TeofiloCountry: CubaDate of birth: 1952-03-29Birthplace : Delicias-Puerto MadreDied: 2012-06-11Height: 190 cmWeight: 93.0 kg

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Surname: SüleymanogluFirstname: NaimCountry: TurkeyDate of birth: 1967-01-23Height: 147 cm

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Surname: Szewinska-KirszensteinFirstname: IrenaCountry: PolandDate of birth: 1946-05-24Birthplace : Leningrad (USSR)Height: 176 cmWeight: 70.0 kg

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Surname: Tamura-TaniFirstname: RyokoCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1975-09-06Birthplace : FukuokaHeight: 146 cmWeight: 48.0 kg

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Surname: ThompsonFirstname: DaleyCountry: Great BritainDate of birth: 1958-07-30Birthplace : London (England)Height: 185 cmWeight: 84.0 kg

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Surname: ThorpeFirstname: IanCountry: AustraliaDate of birth: 1982-10-13Birthplace : SydneyHeight: 195 cmWeight: 96.0 kg

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Surname: ThorpeFirstname: JimCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1888-05-28Birthplace : Shawnee (Oklahoma)Died: 1953-03-28Height: 187 cmWeight: 83.0 kg

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Surname: TsukaharaFirstname: MitsuoCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1947-12-22Birthplace : TokyoHeight: 167 cmWeight: 66.0 kg

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Surname: van den HoogenbandFirstname: PieterCountry: NetherlandsDate of birth: 1978-03-14Birthplace : MaastrichtHeight: 192 cmWeight: 84.0 kg

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Surname: Van Moorsel-ZijlaardFirstname: LeontienCountry: NetherlandsDate of birth: 1970-03-22Birthplace : BoekelHeight: 168 cmWeight: 69.0 kg

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Surname: VirenFirstname: LasseCountry: FinlandDate of birth: 1949-07-22Birthplace : MyrskylaHeight: 180 cmWeight: 60.0 kg

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Surname: WeissmullerFirstname: JohnnyCountry: United StatesDate of birth: 1904-06-02Birthplace : Freidorf (Autriche-Hongrie)Died: 1984-01-20Height: 190 cmWeight: 86.0 kg

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Surname: YamashitaFirstname: YasuhiroCountry: JapanDate of birth: 1957-06-01Birthplace : KumamotoHeight: 180 cmWeight: 133.0 kg

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Surname: ZatopekFirstname: EmilCountry: CzechoslovakiaDate of birth: 1922-09-19Birthplace : Koprivnice (Czech Republic)Died: 2000-11-21Height: 171 cmWeight: 64.0 kg

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Surname: ZeleznyFirstname: JanCountry: Czech RepublicDate of birth: 1966-06-16Birthplace : Mlada Boleslav (Czechoslovakia)Height: 185 cmWeight: 86.0 kg

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The Philippines is the first nation in the tropics to ever participate in the Winter Olympic Games.

John Baylon, a nine-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist, and Jerry Diño were the last Filipino Olympic qualifiers in the discipline Judo, having vied in the 1992 Barcelona Games.

Arianne Cerdena won a gold in bowling at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, but Cerdena's gold was not included in the medal tally since bowling was considered only as a demonstration sport.

The Philippines is the first country to compete and win an Olympic medal among Southeast Asian countries.

The Philippines has not won a medal since Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco settled for silver in boxing via a controversial decision during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

The Philippine basketball team wound up fifth place—best finish for an Asian country in the Olympics to date—in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the first time basketball was played as an Olympic sport.

The men's Philippine Basketball team is the first country to ever score 100 or more points in the 1948 Olympics after clobbering Iraq,102-30.

Mary Antoinette Rivero's tie for fifth place in Taekwondo is the closest any Filipino athlete came to a medal in the 2004 Athens Olympics.

With only eight athletes in six sporting events for the London Games, this will be PH's smallest delegation since 1996.

The Philippines holds the record for winning the most medals without a gold haul with seven bronze and two silvers for a total of nine.

1972 was the last year the Philippine men's basketball team, which then paraded William 'Bogs' Adornado, Danny Florencio and Yoyong Martirez among others in its line up, has qualified for the Olympics.

The Philippines participated in the Winter Olympics three times, in 1972 (Juan Cipriano and Ben Nanasca, alpine skiing), in 1988 (Raymund Ocampo, luge) and in 1992 (Michael Teruel, alpine skiing).

Men's boxing has for medals in the Olympics with Anthony Villanueva, silver in the Featherweight Division of the 1964 Games in Tokyo; Leopoldo Serantes, third in 1988 Seoul; Roel Velasco, third in Barcelona; and his brother Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco, second in the 1996 Atlanta Games.

The Philippines has only won medals in three events since joining the Olympics in 1924.

The Philippines will shoot for its first gold medal in six of the following events in the 2012 London Olympics: Athletics, BMX, Boxing, Cycling, Shooting and Swimming.

Teofilo Yldefonso is the first Filipino to win a medal and the only one to take home multiple medals. He finished third both in the Men's 200 meter breastroke during the 1928 and 1932 Olympics.

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, though not competing, carries the Philippine flag at the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The Philippines last reached the final round swimming 80 years ago when Jikirum Adjaluddin and Teofilo Yldefonso ended up in the final six in the 1932 Los Angeles Games.

Harry Tañamor, the only Filipino predicted to win by the Sports Illustrated in its Olympic Preview edition, bows out in the first match up in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The largest delegation the Philippines has ever sent to the Games was 53 in the 1972 Munich Olympics.

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