Janis Dalins

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Birthday
5, 1904
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1978 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1904
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1978 (73)

About

Latvian athlete who competed in the sport of race walking and won a silver Olympic medal and a gold at the European Championships.

Before Fame

He grew up in Valmiera, Latvia.

Trivia

He was the first Latvian to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games, which came from the 50 km race walk at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Family Life

He and his wife Ella had three children.

Associated With

He and Gabriel Gardner were both Olympians who medalled in their respective events.