Thomas "Tom" Schneeberger (born 18 May 1956) is an American former handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, United States. This was the second time that Los Angeles had hosted the Games, the first being in 1932.
Karin Kiefer Smith is a retired female javelin thrower from the United States. She was born in Germany. She is a three-time Olympian. Smith qualified for a fourth, the 1980 U.S. Olympic team, but was unable to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. She did however receive one of 461 Congressional Gold Medals created especially for the spurned athletes.
Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
The United States was the host nation for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Thomas Michael Jager is an American former competition swimmer. He is five-time Olympic gold medalist in relay events, a two-time World Championship individual gold medalist for the 50-meter freestyle, and a former world record-holder in two events. Jager set the 50-meter freestyle world record on six occasions during his career. He held this record for over ten years from August 1989 to June 2000.
Ireland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. It was the first time that the country had competed in the Summer Olympics since 1932. A dispute between rival Irish Athletics governing bodies saw many Irish athletes barred from taking part in the Athletics competitions. 72 competitors, 68 men and 4 women, took part in 32 events in 9 sports.
George MacKenzie was a wrestler from Islington.
Josef "Sepp" Schneeberger was an Austrian cross country skier who competed in the 1950s. He finished 23rd in the 18 km event at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo. Four years later he was a member of the Austrian relay team which finished eleventh in the 4 x 10 km relay event.
Thomas Jackson "Tom" Charlton, Jr. is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.
Tom Woodson Poor was an American track and field athlete who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Thomas Kennedy "Tom" Amlong was an American competition rower who often teamed with his brother Joe. In 1964 they won the national title in coxless pairs and an Olympic gold medal in the eights.
Tom Dooney is a New Zealand sprint canoeist who competed in the early 1970s. He was eliminated in the repechages of K-2 1000 m event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
Robert Ray Djokovich is an American former Basketball and Handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in handball. He was the 6th President of the USA Team Handball. He was born in Gary, Indiana.
Werner Schneeberger was a Swiss sports shooter. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics winning two bronze medals.
Thomas Robert "Tom" Dooley is an American racewalker who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Tom Bamford is a New Zealand cyclist. He competed in the individual road race at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Tom Jones was an American long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Brenda Morehead is an American sprinter. She competed in the women's 100 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics. Morehead qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team but was unable to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. She did however receive one of 461 Congressional Gold Medals created especially for the spurned athletes.
Tom Campbell was an American middle-distance runner. He competed in the men's 800 metres at the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Thomas Charles Ottey was an American long-distance runner. He competed in the men's 10,000 metres at the 1932 Summer Olympics.
Thomas Paradiso is an American lightweight rower. He won a gold medal at the July 2008 World Rowing Championships in Ottensheim with the lightweight men's eight. At the August 2008 Summer Olympics, he came eleventh with the lightweight coxless four.
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