Olympians Who Died in Motor Vehicle Accidents (Boat/Car/Motorcycle/Train) (380)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Era Notes
Olubayo Adefemi NGR FTB 2008 Died in a car accident.
Boris Aleksandrov KAZ
URS
Coach/ICH 1976—1998 Killed in a car accident.
Tânia Anacleto MOZ SWI 2000 On February 9, 2003, Anacleto and her husband Reginaldo Correia were killed instantly in a road accident after their car crashed into the tree across the Mozambican countryside.
Curt Andstén FIN SAI 1912 Died in a car accident.
Frank Anger USA FEN 1964 Died in a head-on collision when the other driver drifted into his lane.
Aleksandr Anufriyev URS ATH 1952 Died in a boating accident on river Pechora, about 10 km from Narjan-Mara.
Adil Atan TUR WRE 1952—1956 Died in a traffic accident.
Antonio Attanasio ITA SWI 1968 Died in a car accident.
Raafat Attia EGY
UAR
FTB 1960—1964 Died in a car accident.
Lauri Aus EST CYC 1992—2000 Killed when hit by a truck during training.
Roland Baar GER
FRG
IOC/ROW 1988—2004 Died in a car accident.
Roberto Balado CUB BOX 1992 Died in a crash at a train crossing.
László Balogh HUN SHO 1988 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Lucien Bangels BEL ATH 1920 Died in a car accident.
Rinaldo Barlassina ITA FTB/Referee 1936 Died as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
Daniel Batman AUS ATH 2000 Died in a car accident.
Jiří Baumruk TCH BAS 1952—1960 Died in a car accident.
Pierre Béchu FRA FSK 1984 Died in a car accident.
Bronislav Bechyňský CZE SHO 1996—2000 Died in a car accident.
John Beedell CAN CAN 1960 Died some weeks after being struck by a school bus in New Edinburgh.
Kyle Bennett USA BMX 2008 Died when his truck went off the road and crashed.
Oleksandr Beresh UKR GYM 2000 Killed in a car accident.
Nicholas Bett KEN ATH 2016 Bett was killed while driving near Nandi County in west Kenya, just one day after competing in the Continental Championships in Nigeria. His trainer, Vincent Mumo, said that the athlete’s SUV hit bumps in the road and rolled as it went off the tarmac in the high-altitude training region in west Kenya early on Wednesday morning.
H. Billings (DNS) GBR BOX 1924 Killed after being hit by an oncoming train near Hayes railway station, London.
Ryan Birch GBR JUD 1992—1996 Died in a car accident.
Leon Birkholc POL ROW 1928 He died as the result of a motorcycle accident in 1968
Waldemar Blatskauskas BRA BAS 1960 Died in a car accident.
Garen Bloch RSA CTR 2000 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Doug Blubaugh USA WRE 1960 Riding a motorcycle, he was struck by a pickup truck at an intersection.
Don Boal CAN ROW 1932—1936 Died in a car accident.
Gé Bohlander NED WAP 1920—1924 Died in a car crash
Jos Boons BEL CYC 1964 Died in a car accident.
Pierre Bouillin (DNS) FRA ICH 1924 Died in the 1955 Le Mans disaster racing a Mercedes-Benz.
Henryk Bromowicz POL ICH 1948—1956 Died of injuries sustained in a bus accident
Herb Brooks USA Coach/ICH 1964—2002 Died in a single-car accident
Benny Brown USA ATH 1976 Killed in a car accident.
Tarzan Brown USA ATH 1936 Run over by a car following an argument.
Ezra Burnham BAR ATH 1968 Died when car struck a utility pole and he was thrown from the vehicle.
Wilbur Burroughs USA ATH/TOW 1900—1908 He and his wife died in a car accident together.
Yevhen Buslovych UKR WRE 2000 Was hit by bus and died near village Kalynivka on the 38th km of the highway from Kyiv to Zhytomyr.
David Butler RHO
ZIM
SAI 1960—1964 Died in a road accident in Belgium.
Jack Butula CAN BOX 1952 According to his death certificate, he was a passenger in a car that went off the highway and into a river
Delfo Cabrera ARG ATH 1948—1952 Died in a car accident.
Paolo Caldarella ITA WAP 1988—1992 Crashed his motorcycle into a turning van.
Mauro Calligaris ITA SWI 1972 Killed in a minibus accident, while transporting 8 teenage athletes from Schio Nuoto (who were unharmed)
Maria Rosa Candido ITA STK 1988—1992 Died in a car accident.
Leopoldo Cantancio PHI BOX 1984—1988 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Luigi Carpaneda ITA FEN 1956—1960 Died after being struck by a car whilst crossing the road.
Raúl Cascaret CUB WRE 1980 Died in a car accident.
Norman Casmir GER FEN 1952 Died in a car accident.
Antonio Castellini ITA BOX 1972 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Kelly Chan SGP SAI 1984 Died in a car accident.
Chang Myung-Sam KOR TKW 1988 Died in a car accident.
Gary Chapman AUS SWI 1956 Died in a boat accident.
Anatoliy Cherepovych URS CYC 1956 Died in a car accident.
Donald Christian ANT CTR 1976 Died after being struck by a car whilst riding his motorcycle.
Karianne Christiansen NOR ASK 1972 Killed in a car accident at Robru.
Chua Boon Huat MAS HOK 2000 Died in a traffic accident.
Maria Cioncan ROU ATH 2004 Died in a car accident.
Andrew Clough GBR CSL 1992 Died in a car accident.
Avi Cohen ISR FTB 1976 Died in a motorcycle accident
Mickey Coll PUR BAS 1972 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Tom Compernolle BEL ATH 2004 At a training in Zedelgem in June 2008, the truck carrying Compernolle got off the road and crashed, killing the 2004 Olympian.
Cecil Cooke BAH SAI 1964 Killed along with his wife in a car accident.
Tom Cooper USA CTR 1900 Died in a car accident.
Bob Cowell USA SWI 1948 Died in a head-on car collision near Athens, Georgia.
Dino Crescentini SMR BOB 1994 Killed in a crash during a race at Mosport International Raceway.
Óscar Cristi CHI EQU 1952 Died in a car accident.
Herbert Crowther GBR CTR 1906—1908 Died from the effects of a motor cycling accident.
Louis Culot BEL WRE 1948 Died in a traffic accident.
Arthur Cumming GBR FSK 1908 Died of tetanus following a motorcycle accident.
Georgi Dakov BUL ATH 1992 Died in a car crash on 29 July 1996.
Béla Dánér HUN ATH/GYM 1906—1908 Died in a car accident.
Henri Dartigues FRA ATH 1928 Died when his bicycle was struck by a car.
Randall Davey USA ART 1932 Died in a car accident.
Victor Davis CAN SWI 1984—1988 Killed in a hit-and-run accident.
Jack Dearlove GBR ROW 1948 Died in a car accident, possibly as a result of having a heart attack.
Giovanni Delise ITA ROW 1928 Died in an automobile accident
Fritz Dennerlein ITA SWI/WAP 1956—1964 Died in a car accident.
René Dérency FRA BAS 1948 Died in a car accident.
Kazimierz Deyna POL FTB 1972—1976 Died in a car accident.
Lou Dijkstra NED SSK 1936 Killed in a car accident.
Dirceu BRA FTB 1972 Died when his car has been hit by a street racer.
Frank Dixon CAN LAX 1908 Died in a car accident.
Ibrahim Dossey GHA FTB 1992 After spending three months in a coma he died of injuries sustained in a car accident.
John Douglas GBR BOX 1908 Died when the "Oberon" sank in the Kattegat together with his father, John H. Douglas.
Eduardo Dualde ESP HOK 1960—1964 Died in a traffic accident.
Roman Dzeneladze URS WRE 1956 Died in a car accident together with Avtandil Koridze.
Marlene Elejarde CUB ATH 1968—1972 Died in a car accident.
Bjørn Elvenes NOR ICH 1964 Died in a car accident.
Imre Erdődy HUN GYM 1912—1928 Died in a car accident.
Juan Escutia MEX ATH 1924 Died after being hit by a train.
Mahmoud Ezzat EGY BOX 1936 Died in hospital following a motor vehicle accident
Pål Arne Fagernes NOR ATH 1996—2000 Died in a car accident on the European route E6 north of Moss in August 2003, when his car collided with a lorry.
Armanno Favalli (DNS) ITA FTB 1960 Died in a car accident.
Francisco Figueredo PAR ATH 1984 Died after being struck by a truck.
Don Finlay GBR ATH 1932—1948 Was severely injured in a motor vehicle accident which led to his death.
Stein Olav Fiskebeck NOR SHO 1992 Died in an accident with a snowmobile.
Jacques Flury SUI WLT 1952 Died when his bicycle was struck by a car.
Jack Foster NZL ATH 1972—1976 Died after being struck by a vehicle when riding his bicycle.
Théophile Fras FRA CTR 1900 Died in a car accident.
Peter Fuchs GBR ASK 1976 Died in a car accident.
George Gaidzik USA DIV 1908—1912 Died in a boating accident.
Michał Gajownik POL CAN 2000 Died in a car accident.
Marek Galiński POL MTB 1996—2008 Died in a car accident, when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree.
Bruno Galliker SUI ATH 1960 Died in a car accident.
Renato Gardini ITA WRE 1912 Died in a car accident.
Amar Garibović SRB CCS 2010 Died in a car accident on his 19th birthday
Susy Garland GBR FSK 1980—1984 Died in a car accident.
Wacław Gąssowski (DNS) POL ATH 1936 Died in a car accident in Belgium.
Petar Georgiev BUL GYM 1988 Died in a car accident.
Blagoja Georgievski YUG BAS 1972—1976 Died in a car accident.
Friedrich Gerdes GER ATH 1936 Killed in a motor car accident.
Roger Gill GUY ATH 1996 Died in a car accident.
Clas Gille SWE ATH 1912 Died when he was run over by a motorcycle.
Arkadiusz Gołaś POL VOL 2004 Died in a car accident.
Ralph Goldstein USA FEN 1948—1956 Died in a car crash.
Otto Gollnhuber AUT FTB 1952 Died in a road accident.
Miguel Ángel Gómez ESP ATH 1992 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Bernardo González ESP CTR 1988—1996 Died in a car accident.
Domingo González COL FTB 1972 Died in a bus accident.
Julio César González MEX BOX 1996 Died when his motorcycle was hit by a car.
Robert Góralczyk POL ICH 1972—1976 Died of injuries sustained as a passenger in an accident involving a taxi
Abderrahim Goumri MAR ATH 2004—2008 Died in a car accident.
Alfredo Goyeneche ESP COE/EQU/IOC 1960—2002 Died in a car accident.
Fred Grace GBR BOX 1908—1920 Died after being struck by a car while out walking.
Gerry Gratton CAN WLT 1948—1952 Died from severe injuries in an automobile accident.
Drago Grubelnik SLO ASK 1998—2006 Died after the car he was driving swerved off a mountain road and rolled down a hill.
Aurel Guga ROU FTB 1924 Killed in a car accident.
Klara Guseva-Nesterova URS SSK 1960—1964 Died after being hit by a car.
Bob Gutowski USA ATH 1956 Killed in a car accident.
Piotr Gładki POL ATH 2000 Died in a car crash 20 days after winning the Kraków marathon.
Mohamed Hachaichi ALG WRE 1980 Died in a train accident.
Eddie Haddad CAN BOX 1948 Died "in a highway accident with a logging truck"
Steven Hancock GBR CAN 1980 Died a few weeks after being hit by a car while riding his bike.
Ernesto Hartkopf ARG EQU 1960 Died in a vehicle accident alongside his wife.
Kamal Ali Hassan EGY DIV 1948—1952 Killed while driving home from the airport.
Ahmed Mohamed Hassanein EGY FEN 1912—1924 Killed in an accident with the British military presence on the Qasr al-Nil bridge
Anton Hegarty GBR ATH 1920 Died in a traffic accident.
Stefan Henze GER CSL 2004 Died three days after a taxi-cab accident during the 2016 Olympics.
Ivan Hlinka CZE
TCH
Coach/ICH 1972—1998 Died in a car accident.
Valeriy Hoborov URS BAS 1988 Died in car accident.
Karl Holmström SWE SKJ 1952 Died in a road accident.
Rolf Hoppe CHI ATH 1968 Died in a car accident.
Ernst Hoppenberg GER SWI 1900 Died in a car accident.
Ali Ibrahim EGY ROW 1996—2008 Died in a car accident.
Aldis Intlers LAT BOB 1992—1994 Died in a car accident.
Mohamed Issangar MAR ATH 1992 Died along with a number of young athletes he was coaching when their bus was in collision with a lorry
Robert Jacquet FRA ROW 1936 Died in an accident on a road at Perthes.
Khashaba Jadhav IND WRE 1948—1952 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Milan Janić YUG CAN 1980—1984 Died in a car accident.
Edward Jefferys RSA ATH 1960 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Adrienne Jouclard FRA ART 1932—1948 In 1972 Jouclard died from the injuries she suffered from a car accident in Versailles after 14 days in coma. Her sister Camille over lived after spending months in a hospital.
Juanito ESP FTB 1976 Died in a traffic accident.
Henk Kamerbeek NED ATH 1924—1928 Died of injuries sustained when being hit by a car.
Yutaka Kanai JPN ATH 1984 Killed in a traffic accident.
Hamit Kaplan TUR WRE 1956—1964 Died in a traffic accident.
Pavel Karelin RUS SKJ 2010 Died in a car accident.
Charles Karle USA ROW 1928 Karle was hit by a car while training one day in Philadelphia and died as a result.
Oluyemi Kayode NGR ATH 1992 Died in a car crash in Northern Arizona, United States.
Nic Kettel LUX FTB 1948 Died in a traffic accident.
Naji Keyrouz LBN JUD 1980 Died after being struck by a car while riding his bike.
Valery Kharlamov URS ICH 1972—1980 Killed in a car accident.
Anatoly Khrapaty KAZ
URS
WLT 1988—2000 Died when his motorcycle was struck by a car.
Nikolay Khrenkov RUS BOB 2014 Died when his car was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.
Gertrud Kille GER ATH 1952 Died in a car accident.
Kim Hyeon-Jun KOR BAS 1988 Died in a traffic accident.
Aldis Kļaviņš LAT CSL 1996 Died in a car accident.
Dirk Köhler FRG SHO 1988 Died in a traffic accident.
Peter Kohnke GER
FRG
SHO 1960—1968 Died in a car accident.
Küllo Kõiv EST WRE 1992—1996 Died in a car accident.
Nadezhda Kolesnikova-Ilyina URS ATH 1972—1976 Died in a car accident.
Władysław Komar POL ATH 1964—1972 Killed in a car accident.
Radivoj Korać YUG BAS 1960—1968 Died of injuries sustained in a car crash.
Avtandil Koridze URS WRE 1960 Died in a car accident together with Roman Dzeneladze.
Herbert Koschel GER ATH 1952—1956 Died from injuries received in a car accident.
Larysa Krause POL JUD 1996 Died in a traffic accident on her way to the trainings camp in Zakopane.
Besik Kudukhov RUS WRE 2008—2012 Died in a car accident.
Erich Kuhn GER ART 1936 Died when he was hit by a following car while trying to set up a warning triangle on a highway.
Frits Kuipers NED FTB 1920 Died when his motorcycle collided with a train.
Anita Kulcsár HUN HAN 2000—2004 Died in a car accident on January 19, 2005 at the age of 28
Akın Kuloğlu GEO
TUR
BOX 1996—2000 Died when the taxi he was driving crashed.
Jože Kuralt YUG ASK 1980—1984 Died in a car accident.
Andrey Kuznetsov URS
EUN
VOL 1988—1992 Died in a car accident.
Siarhei Lahun BLR WLT 2008 Died in a car accident.
Larraza ESP FTB 1924 Killed in a motorcycle on the country road of Miravalles.
Joe Lavery GBR CTR 1908 Died eight days after motor vehicle accident
Ramón Lavín ESP SWI 1980 Died in a car accident.
Sam LaVoice USA CTR 1904 Fell off a railroad car and was run over by several other cars, badly mangling his body.
Nataliya Lavrova RUS RGY 2000—2004 Killed in a head-on car accident while riding in a car driven by her sister, who was also killed.
Clark Leiblee USA ATH 1900 Died in an automobile accident.
Iñaki Lejarreta ESP MTB 2008 Died after been hit by a car whilst out on a training run.
Andrew Lewis GUY BOX 1992 Struck and killed by a car whilst riding a bicycle
Pelle Lindbergh SWE ICH 1980 Died from injuries sustained in a car crash.
Giovanni Linscheer SUR SWI 1992—1996 Died in a car accident.
Diego Lizardi PUR GYM 1996—2000 Died in a car accident.
Peter Longbottom GBR CYC 1992 Died after being hit by a white Nissan and then by several other cars.
Jack Lovelock NZL ATH 1932—1936 Fell on subway tracks in New York, where he was hit by a moving train.
Fidel Luna MEX FEN 1948 Died in a car accident in 1966
Ivano Lussignoli ITA CAN 1996 Died in a moto cycle accident at Peschiera Borromeo (Milano).
Sigisfredo Mair ITA LUG 1964—1972 Died in a car accident.
Waldemar Malak POL WLT 1992 Died in a traffic accident.
Muhammad Asad Malik PAK HOK 1964—1972 Died in a traffic accident
Bronisław Malinowski POL ATH 1972—1980 Died in a car accident.
Bernard Malivoir FRA ROW 1952 Died in a traffic accident.
Philippe Malivoir FRA ROW 1964 Died in a traffic accident.
Ido Marang FRA HOK 1960 Died during the 1970 London to Mexico City World Cup Auto Rally
Péter Marót HUN FEN 1972—1976 He died three weeks later from injuries received in a car accident.
John Marshall AUS SWI 1948—1956 Died in a car accident.
Albert Martin (DNS) GBR ROW 1928 Died when the Rolls Royce he was driving collided with a lorry on the MI Motorway,
Fernando Martín ESP BAS 1984 Died in car accident.
Armando Martínez MEX CYC 1960
József Marton HUN ATH 1928 Died in a car accident
Giustiniano Marucco ITA FTB 1920 Died in a car accident.
Hana Mašková TCH FSK 1964—1968 Died in a car accident.
Germaine Mason GBR ATH 2008 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Ron Masters AUS DIV 1936 Died in a car accident
Julius Maus GER CYC 1932 Died in a SS Morro Castle disaster.
Arthur McAleenan USA DIV 1912 Died to injuries sustained in a taxi-cab accident on Long Island City. He was in a cab with fellow Olympians Tedford Cann (1924 water polo reserve) and Stephen Ruddy.
Damian McDonald AUS CYC 1996 McDonald died on 23 March 2007. He was one of three men killed in a collision and explosion in the Burnley Tunnel in Melbourne, Victoria.
Gerald McLoughlin (DNS) IRL BAS 1948 Killed in a collision with a lorry in 1955.
Pat McNamara USA SSK 1952—1956 Died a few weeks after being hit by a car while riding his bike.
Jaap Meijer NED CTR 1924 Died when his car slipped, flipped and landed in the water.
Arsen Mek'ok'ishvili URS WRE 1952 Died from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Mario Meneghetti ITA FTB 1920 Died when struck by a train.
Arrigo Menicocci ITA ROW 1956 Killed in car crash shortly before the end of the Melbourne Olympics.
Eric Mergenthaler MEX SAI 1984—1992 Died two days after going into a coma following a cycling accident.
Ernie Merlin GBR CYC 1912 Died after being knocked off his bike following a collision with a car.
John Merricks GBR SAI 1996 Died in a car accident.
Russell Mockridge AUS CTR/CYC 1948—1952 Died after being hit by a bus during the 1958 Tour of Gippsland.
André Moillen SUI BOB 1928 Died together with his cousin Jean Moillen, when their car crashed into an unlit lorry at night.
Jean Moillen SUI BOB 1928 Died together with his cousin André Moillen, when their car crashed into an unlit lorry at night.
Émilie Mondor CAN ATH 2004 Died of injuries sustained in a car accident.
Néstor Mora COL CYC 1984 Killed when hit by a truck while training on a highway together with the non-Olympians Hernán Patiño and Augusto Triana (all team Postobón).
Paul Moreau-Vauthier FRA ART 1928—1932 Died in a car accident.
César Muciño MEX CTR 1992 Died after being hit by a bus.
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi RSA ATH 2004—2008 Died in a car accident.
Henry Murray ANZ ATH 1908 Died as the result of a motor vehicle accident while training in New Zealand.
Pertti Mutru FIN BAS 1952 Died in a car accident.
Simon Robert Naali TAN ATH 1992 Died two days after a hit-and-run accident.
Eric Namesnik USA SWI 1992—1996 Was tragically killed when only 35 in an automobile accident caused by icy road conditions in his native Michigan.
Yves Niaré FRA ATH 2008 Died in a car accident.
David Lee Nicholson GBR ROW 1964 Died in a car crash on a motorway.
Jamie Nicolson AUS BOX 1992 Died in a car accident.
Rudi Nierlich AUT ASK 1988 Killed in a car accident.
Bruno Nöckler ITA ASK 1980 Died in a car accident.
O Se-Jong KOR STK 2002—2006 Died in a motorcycle accident in Seoul.
Samuel Okoye Garba NGR FTB 1968 Died in a motor vehicle accident along Lafia-Akwanga road.
Art Oliver USA BOX 1936 Killed when the truck he was riding on the job was hit by a train.
Ilrey Oliver JAM ATH 1984 Died in a car accident.
John Olulu KEN BOX 1964—1968 Died in a road accident on the Karatina-Nairobi main road.
Henri Oreiller FRA ASK 1948—1952 Died in auto racing accident during the Grand Prix de Paris of 1962.
Nils Östensson SWE CCS 1948 Died in a motorcycle accident.
John Oxley USA ATH 1904 Killed when his car was struck by a train.
George Oywello UGA BOX 1960—1964 Died in a car accident.
Zoltán Pálkovács SVK JUD 2004—2008 Died in a car accident.
Ervin Palmer USA CUR 1932 Died in a car accident while driving back from a Florida vacation.
Giovanni Parisi ITA BOX 1988 Died in a head-on collision with a truck while driving a car.
Park Dong-Hee KOR BSB 1988 Died in a car accident.
Frank Parks GBR BOX 1908 Died at home to the injuries sustained in a car crash.
Pat Patterson USA ATH 1936 Died in sinking of submarine Squalus off coast of Portsmouth, NH.
Yadier Pedroso CUB BSB 2008 Died in a car accident.
Taavi Peetre EST ATH 2004—2008 Drowned while on a fishing trip with friends when their boat turned over on Lake Tamula.
Breda Pergar YUG ATH 1980 Died in a car accident.
Bernhard Perren SUI ASK 1952 Died in a car accident.
Jorge Perry COL ATH 1932—1936 Died in a motorcycle accident
Dražen Petrović CRO
YUG
BAS 1984—1993 Died in a car accident.
Léon Pickers BEL WAP 1960—1964 Died in a car accident.
Howard Plumb GBR SAI 1996 Died of injuries sustained when hit by a car whilst cycling.
Anna Polatou GRE RGY 2000 Died when her car was in collision with a pick-up truck.
Fon, Marquis de Portago ESP BOB 1956 Died while racing in the Mille Miglia.
Viktor Potapov URS SAI 1972—1980 Struck and killed by a car whilst standing on the sidewalk.
Ned Pratt CAN ROW 1932 Died in a traffic accident.
Steve Prefontaine USA ATH 1972 Killed in a car accident.
Aleksey Prokurorov RUS
URS
EUN
CCS 1988—2002 Died when his car was hit by a drunk driver.
Mamie Rallins USA ATH 1968—1972 Died in a multi-vehicle accident on State Route 53 in Sandusky County.
Reda UAR FTB 1960 Died in a car accident.
Carl Reiser GER ART 1936 Died of a brain hemorrhage after a motorcycle accident.
Josef Reisinger AUT SSK 1964 Died as passenger in a traffic accident.
Marcel Renault FRA AUT 1900 Died of injuries sustained in the 1903 Paris–Madrid race.
Ronald Rhodes GBR CAN 1960 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Isobel Roe GBR ASK 1948 Killed in road accident,
Arulraj Rosli MAS CTR/CYC 1964 Struck and killed by a car whilst riding a motorcycle
Otto Rothe GER EVE 1952—1956 Died in a traffic accident.
Vladimer Rubashvili URS WRE 1960 Died in a car accident.
Eddie Rudolph, Jr. USA SSK 1960—1964 Died in a car accident
Christophe Ruer FRA MOP 1988—1996 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Kathleen Russell JAM ATH 1948—1952 Died in a traffic accident.
Yury Ryazanov RUS GYM 2008 Died in an automobile accident only five days after placing third at the 2009 World Gymnastics All-Around Championship.
Amy Safe AUS ROW 1996 Killed by a runaway car while training with six of her Australian cycling teammates.
Aleksandr Safronov URS SSK 1976 Died in a traffic accident.
George Saling USA ATH 1932 Died in a car accident.
Rich Sanders USA WRE 1968—1972 Died in a car accident.
Bekzat Sattarkhanov KAZ BOX 2000 Killed in a car accident.
Ali Sayed Darwish UAE CYC 1996 Died when his bicycle was struck by a car.
Heinz Schäfer FRG WRE 1976 At the age of 33, he died in a motorcycle crash when he crashed into a tree.
Edsard Schlingemann NED SWI 1984 Died in a car accident
Sandra Schmitt GER FRS 1998 Died in the Kaprun fire disaster of the glacier lift on 11 November 2000 together with her parents and a training group of the German Skiing Association.
Art Scholes CAN ATH 1920 Struck by a car while walking home from his brother's funeral.
Hans Schönrath GER BOX 1928 Drowned when hospital ship "DS General von Steuben" was sunk.
Alois Schwarz AUT CCS 1988—1992 Died in a car accident.
Frank Seipelt GER
FRG
WLT 1984—1992 Died in a traffic accident.
Gabriele Sella ITA CTR 1984 Crashed his motorcycle into a wall.
Sergey Sharikov RUS FEN 1996—2004 Died in car accident.
Andrei Shcharbakou (DNS) BLR FTB 2012 Died in a car accident.
Jack Shea USA SSK 1932 Died in a traffic accident.
Brian Shenton GBR ATH 1952—1956 Died in a car crash.
Dorothy Shepherd-Barron GBR TEN 1924 Died in a car accident.
Paddy Sheriff IRL BAS 1948 Killed in a car accident along with his son Padraig at Gneevebawn Hill, near Tyrellspass, County Westmeath in 1990.
Sergey Shupletsov RUS
EUN
FRS 1992—1994 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Otto Silber EST FTB 1924 Died in a car accident near Saue, Harjumaa.
René Silva NCA BOX 1972 Died in a car accident.
Cyril Simey GBR FEN 1928 Went missing from his yacht on the night between 18 and 19 September 1952 in the middle of English Channel.
Surjit Singh IND HOK 1976 Died in a car accident.
Zithulele Sinque RSA ATH 1992 Died in a motor vehicle accident in Balfour, where he worked after forming a development athletics club in the area.
Vibeke Skofterud NOR CCS 2002—2010 Died in a jet-skiing accident.
Tadeusz Ślusarski POL ATH 1972—1980 Killed in a car accident.
Ray Sorensen USA GYM 1948 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Brunello Spinelli ITA WAP 1960 Died in a car accident.
Bryan Sprott USA ATH 1920 Killed when struck by a train.
Ali St. Louis TTO ATH 1984 Died in a car accident.
Zinaida Stahurskaya BLR
EUN
CYC 1992—2004 Died in 2009 after being struck by a car while training.
Calvin Stamp JAM WLT 1984—1988 Died in a car accident.
Burry Stander RSA MTB 2008—2012 Died after being hit by a taxibus while on training.
Henri Steenacker BEL ROW 1952—1956 Killed in a traffic accident while bicycling.
Hartwig Steenken FRG EQU 1968—1972 In 1977 a passenger crashed into Steenken's car when returning from an amateur football soccer match. He fell into a coma and died six months later.
Manfred Stengl AUT LUG 1964 Died in a crash at the Isle of Man TT in 1992.
John Stenner USA CYC 1992 Died in a car accident when the sun blocked the other driver’s view.
Matic Šušteršič SLO ATH 2000 Died in a car accident in Ljubljana.
Lennart Svedberg SWE ICH 1968 Died in a car accident.
Ian Syster RSA ATH 2004 Ian Syster and his two-month-old son drowned in December 2004 in Keimoes following a car accident.
Omero Taddeini ITA ART 1936—1948 Died in a car accident.
Nicolae Talpoș ROU BOX 1984 Died in a motor vehicle accident.
Tan Eng Yoon SGP ATH 1956 Died while walking across a street when he was hit by a car.
Johnny Tate USA BOX 1976 Died from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Jon Tecedor ESP WLT 2000 Died when his motorcycle was struck by a car.
Roberto Terracini ITA ART 1936 Died in a car accident.
Ödön Tersztyánszky HUN FEN 1924—1928 Died in an automobile accident just outside Budapest, less than one year after competing in the Olympics.
Sandra Tewkesbury CAN FSK 1960 Died of injuries sustained in a car accident.
Meamea Thomas KIR WLT 2004 Struck by a vehicle while saving the life of a cyclist.
Ray Thorne USA SWI 1904 Died in a car crash.
Andrey Tissin RUS CAN 1996 Died in a motor boat accident.
Salvatore Todisco ITA BOX 1984 Died in a car accident.
Braian Toledo ARG ATH 2010—2016 Died in a motorcycle accident.
Péter Tóth HUN FEN 1906—1928 Died in a car accident.
John Townend GBR ROW 1924 Killed after falling from the top of an omnibus and being hit by an oncoming car.
Kent Townley USA WRE 1956 Died in a car accident.
Claude Trahan CAN SKJ 1968 Died in a car accident along with his 12 year-old son Francois
Rita Trapanese ITA FSK 1968—1972 Died in a car accident.
Marcel Triboulet (DNS) FRA FTB 1912 Died in a car accident.
Tumo Turbo ETH ATH 1996 Died on Monday October 27, 2008 in a fatal car accident which occurred in the Addis Ababa-Awassa road and killed another 18 people.
Howard Turbyfill USA WLT 1932 Killed after missing a turn and crashing his pickup truck into a walnut grove.
Joe Túri GBR EQU 1988 Later competed for Hungary. Died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Pierre Turquet GBR FEN 1948 Died in a car accident.
Bojan Udovič YUG CYC 1980 Died of injuries sustained when hit by a car whilst cycling.
Alejandro Urgellés CUB BAS 1972—1980 Died in a car accident.
Ivo Van Damme BEL ATH 1976 Died following a car accident.
Krisztián Veréb HUN CAN 2000 Died in a motorcycle accident
Francesco Verri ITA CTR 1906 Died in a road accident.
Michel Viaud FRA ROW 1960—1964 Died in a ferry accident off the coast of Madagascar.
Cesáreo Victorino MEX FTB 1968 Died when the team bus of CF Pachuca crashed on the way to Acapulco near Cuernavaca.
Rafael Vidal VEN SWI 1980—1984 Killed in a car crash when repeatedly struck by another car, possibly intentionally.
Adrie Voorting NED CTR/CYC 1952 Died from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Wang Kenan CHN DIV 2004 Died in a car accident.
Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh GBR ROW 1964 Died in a car accident.
Harold Webster CAN ATH 1928—1936 Collided with a car while bicycling.
Pernell Whitaker USA BOX 1984 Died after being struck by a car.
Whayne Wilson CRC FTB 2004 Died after a car accident.
Jonnie Woodall GBR BOB/LUG 1972—1980 Killed when hit by a train whilst cycling.
Steve Wray BAH ATH 1984 Went missing on a fishing trip off Nassau. After a distress call, his boat was found overturned, with no sign of Wray or his fellow sailor.
Morishige Yamamoto JPN EVE 1932 Died in a car accident.
Ivan Yarygin URS WRE 1972—1976 Died in a car accident.
Osman Yüce TUR ASK 1948—1964 Died in a traffic accident.
Tony Zasada CAN ROW 1984 Died when a car in which he was a passenger was involved in a collision with a car driven by a drunk driver.
Aleksandr Zhirov URS ASK 1980 Died in a car accident.
Henri Zo FRA ART 1928—1932 Died in a car accident.
Zsolt Zsoldos HUN JUD 1992 Died in a traffic accident in 1996.
Ross Zucco USA SSK 1960 Killed in a car accident.
Hans Zurbriggen SUI SKJ 1948 Died in a car accident.