|Born||4 November 1927|
|Died||25 April 2018 90)(aged|
Issi Baran (4 November 1927 – 25 April 2018) was a Finnish sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics. As a Finnish Jew, Baran represented the Finnish Jewish sports club Makkabi Helsinki.
Bhutan sent a delegation to compete at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States from 19 July to 4 August 1996. This was the Kingdom's fourth appearance at a Summer Olympic Games. The delegation to Atlanta consisted of two archers, Jubzhang Jubzhang and Ugyen Ugyen. Neither advanced past the round of 64 in their events, though Jubzhang pushed his match to a shootout.
Paul Falk was a German pair skater. Born in Dortmund, Germany, he skated with Ria Baran and became two-time World champion and 1952 Olympic champion. Baran and Falk married during their active international figure skating.
India sent a delegation to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy from 10–26 February 2006. This was the nation's seventh appearance in a Winter Olympic Games. The Indian delegation consisted of four athletes, two in alpine skiing, one in cross-country skiing, and one in luge. Their best performance in any event was 25th by luger Shiva Keshavan in the men's singles.
Ireland sent a delegation to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy from 10–26 February 2006. This was Ireland's fourth appearance at a Winter Olympic Games. The Irish delegation to Turin consisted of four athletes, two alpine skiers, one cross-country skier, and one skeleton racer. The best performance by any Irish competitor at these Olympics was 20th, by David Connolly in the men's skeleton race.
Antal Róka was a Hungarian athlete who competed mainly in the 50 kilometre walk. He competed for a Hungary in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland in the 50 kilometre walk where he won the bronze medal.
Finland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games and every Winter Olympic Games since then. Finland was also the host nation for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. Finnish athletes have won a total of 302 medals at the Summer Games, mostly in athletics and wrestling. Finland has also won 162 medals at the Winter Games, mostly in nordic skiing events.
Bhutan sent a delegation to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from 8–24 August 2008. This was Bhutan's seventh time participating in a Summer Olympic Games. The delegation consisted of two archers, Tashi Peljor and Dorji Dema. Neither was able to win their first round match.
Bettine Jahn is an East German former athlete. She competed in the women's 100 metres hurdles at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Hanna-Riikka Sallinen is a Finnish retired ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, and pesäpallo player. She is known as one of the most highly decorated and respected players to have ever competed in international women's ice hockey. She currently serves as assistant coach to HV71 Dam, the SDHL club that she captained in the 2018–19 season.
Chinese Taipei sent a delegation to compete at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 12–28 February 2010. Although the nation is known as Taiwan or the Republic of China, the International Olympic Committee mandates that the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee flag and name is used, and not the flag of Taiwan, as per the Nagoya Resolution, which Chinese Taipei accepted in 1981. This was Chinese Taipei's eighth time participating in the Winter Olympic Games. The Chinese Taipei delegation consisted of a single athlete, luger Ma Chih-hung. He finished 34th in the men's singles event.
Katarína Listopadová is a Slovak swimmer, who specialized in freestyle, butterfly, and individual medley events. She currently holds four Slovak records in the freestyle relays. Listopadova is also a resident athlete for J&T Sport Team Bratislava, and is coached and trained by Gabriel Baran.
The following lists events that happened in 2011 in Finland.
Eero Ilmari Salonen was a Finnish basketball player.
Maire Österdahl is a Finnish sprinter. She competed in the women's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Pekka Olavi Halme was a Finnish athlete. He competed in the men's high jump at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Olli Reikko was a Finnish athlete. He competed in the men's decathlon at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Kalevi Heinänen was a Finnish basketball player. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Tapio Pöyhönen was a Finnish basketball player. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
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