Deaths on 21 January

102 deaths on this day in history.

Date of death Athlete NOC(s) Sport(s) Year(s)
21 January 1916 Victor von Podbielski GER DOSB 1909—1916
21 January 1916 Arthur Wilde GBR SHO 1908
21 January 1924 Zoltán Jelenffy-Tóth HUN SHO 1912
21 January 1931 Bob LeGendre USA ATH 1920—1924
21 January 1934 André-Marie Rabel FRA FEN 1900
21 January 1935 Hugo Clason SWE SAI 1912
21 January 1940 John Duha USA GYM 1904
21 January 1940 Geoffrey Hall-Say GBR FSK 1908
21 January 1944 Alfred Schmalzer AUT HAN 1936
21 January 1947 Henry Grote USA DIV 1908
21 January 1951 Geoffrey Cornewall GBR ARC 1908
21 January 1951 Nestori Järvelä FIN ATH 1924
21 January 1952 Bruce Turnbull GBR HOK/Referee 1928—1936
21 January 1955 Jim Duncan USA ATH 1912
21 January 1955 Archie Hahn USA ATH 1904—1906
21 January 1959 Alex Duncan GBR ATH 1908
21 January 1959 Sepp Hipp GER ATH 1952
21 January 1960 Antonín Janda TCH FTB 1920
21 January 1962 Harry Dickason GBR GYM 1912
21 January 1963 Ingar Nielsen NOR SAI 1920—1924
21 January 1964 Juho Jaakonaho FIN CYC 1912
21 January 1965 Arie Bieshaar NED FTB 1920
21 January 1966 Cyril Seedhouse GBR ATH 1912
21 January 1967 Armando Poggioli ITA ATH 1924—1932
21 January 1968 Jacob Gundersen NOR WRE 1908
21 January 1969 Viktor Knutsson SWE SHO 1920—1924
21 January 1970 Franz Aigner AUT WLT 1924
21 January 1970 Tommie Quinn ARG HOK 1948
21 January 1970 Arnie Sundberg USA WLT 1932
21 January 1971 Teun Sprong NED ATH 1924—1928
21 January 1972 Piet Kloppenburg NED CYC 1920
21 January 1973 William Langford CAN ROW 1924
21 January 1973 Felix Meskens BEL ATH 1936
21 January 1973 Erik Hammer Sørensen DEN FEN 1936
21 January 1976 Dinty Moore CAN ICH 1936
21 January 1977 John Carleton USA CCS/NCO 1924
21 January 1978 Tibor Püspöki HUN ATH 1924—1928
21 January 1978 Olav Sundal NOR GYM 1920
21 January 1979 Caro Dahl NOR TEN 1920—1924
21 January 1979 Isidor Eriksson SWE FTB 1936
21 January 1979 Daniel Pierre FRA ATH 1920—1928
21 January 1979 Hans Tauscher AUT HAN 1936
21 January 1981 William Findlay USA FTB 1924—1928
21 January 1982 Elvio Banchero ITA FTB 1928
21 January 1983 Johan Grøttumsbraaten NOR CCS/NCO 1924—1932
21 January 1983 Antonio Siddi ITA ATH 1948—1952
21 January 1985 Jan Peka TCH ICH 1920—1936
21 January 1986 Bogna Krasnodębska-Gardowska POL ART 1936
21 January 1986 Anders Törnkvist SWE CCS 1948—1952
21 January 1987 Conrado Castañon MEX BOX 1948
21 January 1987 David Cummings GBR ATH 1924
21 January 1989 José de Chávarri ESP HOK 1928
21 January 1989 Mahmoud Namdjou IRI WLT 1948—1956
21 January 1991 Cor Aalten NED ATH 1932
21 January 1991 Eigil Hansen DEN HOK 1948
21 January 1992 Marita Katusheva URS VOL 1964
21 January 1993 Edward Harvey ZIM HOK 1964
21 January 1994 Andrejs Kapmals RUS ATH 1912
21 January 1994 Imants Kukličs URS ATH 1964
21 January 1994 Timo Suviranta FIN BAS 1952
21 January 1995 Armando Alemán ESP FEN 1928
21 January 1995 Alex Groza USA BAS 1948
21 January 1995 Attila Szekrényessy HUN FSK 1936
21 January 1997 Eduardo Assam MEX WRE 1948—1952
21 January 1997 Gunnar Galin SWE FIB 1955—1963
21 January 1999 Marvin Rick USA ATH 1924
21 January 2001 Birger Bühring-Andersen NOR SHO 1948
21 January 2001 Reg Leafe GBR FTB/Referee 1948—1960
21 January 2002 Max Angst SUI BOB 1956
21 January 2002 Makhan Singh IND ATH 1964
21 January 2002 Zenon Snylyk USA FTB 1956
21 January 2005 Leonel Gabriel URU WAP 1948
21 January 2005 Václav Kubíčka TCH GYM 1964—1968
21 January 2005 Neville Scott NZL ATH 1956—1964
21 January 2007 Maria Cioncan ROU ATH 2004
21 January 2007 Joe Reynolds USA BOX 1952
21 January 2007 Ali de Vries NED ATH 1936
21 January 2009 Lajos Kiss HUN ROW 1960
21 January 2010 Knud Gleie DEN SWI 1952—1956
21 January 2011 Giuseppe Brumatti ITA BAS 1972—1976
21 January 2011 Robert Cohu FRA BAS 1936
21 January 2011 Peter Demos AUS BAS 1956
21 January 2012 Daniel Alba MEX WRE 1968
21 January 2012 Vasco Ramires, Sr. POR EQU 1972
21 January 2014 Vít Matlocha TCH GYM 1952
21 January 2014 Natalie Myburgh RSA SWI 1956
21 January 2014 Roar Woldum NOR SWI 1952
21 January 2015 Frieda Dänzer SUI ASK 1956
21 January 2015 Harry Gordon AUS 2001
21 January 2016 Bill Johnson USA ASK 1984
21 January 2016 Robert Sassone FRA CTR 2000
21 January 2017 Bernd Drechsel GDR WRE 1972
21 January 2018 Tsukasa Hosaka JPN FTB 1964
21 January 2018 Jim Johannson USA ICH 1988—1992
21 January 2019 Göran Högberg SWE ATH 1980
21 January 2019 Ismail Mačev YUG ATH 1988
21 January 2019 John M. Russell GBR ROW 1960—1964
21 January 2019 Raghbir Singh Bhola IND HOK 1956—1960
21 January 2020 Larry Amar USA HOK 1996
21 January 2020 Ulf Norrman SWE SAI 1968
21 January 2020 Turl Wagner AUT FTB 1948
21 January 2021 Anthony Mwamba ZAM BOX 1988