|Born||17 January 1929|
|Died||19 July 2013 84)(aged|
Fritz Griesser (17 January 1929 – 19 July 2013) was a Swiss sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Athletes from West Germany competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. It was the first time that East Germany and West Germany sent separate teams to the Summer Olympic Games. 275 competitors, 232 men and 43 women, took part in 154 events in 17 sports for West Germany. As the country hosted the next Olympics in Munich, a German segment was performed at the closing ceremony.
Austria competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 103 competitors, 82 men and 21 women, took part in 81 events in 15 sports.
Switzerland competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. 77 competitors, all men, took part in 45 events in 13 sports.
Germany competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Germany returned to the Olympic Games after not being invited to both the 1920 and 1924 Games. Despite a total absence of 16 years since 1912, German athletes were ranked 2nd. 295 competitors, 260 men and 35 women, took part in 95 events in 16 sports.
Frederick Douglas "Fritz" Pollard Jr. was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 110 metre hurdles.
Fritz Nachmann is a West German former luger who competed during the 1950s and the 1960s. He was born in Kreuth. He won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble. Nachmann also won five medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with four medals in men's doubles and one medal in men's singles. He also won a silver medal in the men's singles event at the 1967 FIL European Luge Championships in Königssee, West Germany.
Fritz Feierabend was a Swiss bobsledder who competed at 1936, 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics. He won three silver and two bronze medals in two-man and four-man events.
Frederich "Fritz" Kuhn was a West German bobsledder who competed in the early 1950s. He won a gold medal in the four-man event at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.
Friedrich "Fritz" Waller was a Swiss bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s. He won the gold medal in the two-man event at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.
Johann Adolf Friedrich Maier was a German rower who competed in three Olympic games from 1928 to 1936. In Los Angeles, he won a silver medal, along with Karl Aletter, Walter Flinsch and Ernst Gaber in the coxless four. In Berlin, he won a gold medal, along with Paul Söllner, Walter Volle, Fritz Bauer and Ernst Gaber in the coxed four. He was killed during World War II while serving in North Africa.
Fritz Bauer was a German coxswain who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics, in the 1932 Summer Olympics, and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Fritz Hagmann was a Swiss freestyle wrestler and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Federico "Fritz" Dennerlein was an Italian freestyle and butterfly swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics. He finished fourth in the water polo tournaments in 1956 and 1964, and in the 200 m butterfly event in 1960. He also reached the finals of the 4 × 200 m freestyle (1956) and 4 × 100 m medley (1960) relays.
Fritz Briel was a German sprint canoeist, born in Düsseldorf, who competed in from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. He won a silver medal in the K-2 10000 m event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. Briel also won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds and one bronze.
Fritz Ligges was a German equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in show jumping with the West German team at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
Griesser is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Fritz Obersiebrasse is a retired German sprinter who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics.
The Germany women's national artistic gymnastics team represents Germany in FIG international competitions.
Thomas Griesser is an Austrian sprinter. He competed in the men's 200 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Friedrich "Fritz" Wilhelm Braun, also commonly known simply as Fritz is a Brazilian basketball player. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
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