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Lindsay
Brown
 Jack
Dianetti
Frank
Famiano
Doris
Fuchs
 Ingeborg
Fuchs
 Phil
Lanzatella
Bruce
Likly
Ross
Virgo
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
Lindsay Brown  
Olympians-Alternates, 1988 Winter Games-Rowing 
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Top, competing for the Penn Athletic Club in Philadelphia at the U.S. Nationals... with Williams College, training at the Henley Regatta in England. Lindsay is in the 7-seat... Bottom row, from Lindsay's years at Allendale Columbia... Left to right: Senior photo, 1982... On the water... Cross-Country Skiiing, 1982: teammate Derrick Cornelius, Brown and Coach John McGucken... Allendale Columbia's 1982 Cross Country (Track) Team...
Lindsay was a 1982 graduate of Allendale Columbia School, and was first in his class- receiving the Williams Cup Award for academic excellance. At AC, he played tennis and was a member of the running and cross-country skiing teams. Brown graduated from Williams College (1986) where rowing became his focus. He made the US Pre-Elite Team and the next year he represented the nation at the 1987 Pan American Games. He was named an alternate for the '88 US Olympic Rowing Team. Lindsay was assistant coach of the 1995 US Junior Rowing Team. While teaching at St.Andrews, four times his crews have qualified for the prestigious Henley Regatta in England.
Bio, St.Andrews School
Williams College, 40 at 40- Lindsay Brown

 

 

Jack Dianetti
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2008
The East Rochester native was one of the all-time great Section V track stars and the founder of Victor Hills Country Club. He set a Section V record in the mile in 1946 (4:28.8), and the mark stood for two decades. He finished third in the U.S. Olympic Trials and was an alternate for the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.
Obituary, Messenger Post Newspapers
Obituary, Democrat and Chronicle
Club & Business Resort, Dianetti Family Makes Victor Hills GC its Legacy

 

 

Frank Famiano
Olympians-Alternates, 1980 Summer Games-Wrestling
Olympians, 1984 Summer Games-Wrestling
A 1983 graduate of SUNY Brockport, Frank wrestled four years for the Golden Eagles where he was a two-time captain. A Division III All-American every year, Frank was twice named the Division's Most Outstanding Wrestler, and helped lead the school to two Division III National championships. He was the youngest member (22 years old) among the 1984 US wrestling teams, fininshing in fifth place in the Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman event.
Frank Famiano Olympics Statistics
Brockport Hall of Fame
Division III Hall of Fame
Democrat and Chronicle, Famiano's creed: He hasn't got time for the pain
Schnectady Gazette, Famiano Fulfilled His Dream With Single-Minded Approach
Schnectady Gazette, Olympian Frank Famiano Honored by Area Well-wishers at Reception

 

 

 
Doris Fuchs
Olympians-Alternates, 1964 Summer Games-Gymnastics
Olympians, 1956/1960 Summer Games-Gymnastics 
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Bottom, At the 1960 Olympic Village in Rome, Italy Doris entertains members of Germany's Olympic Rowing team.
Doris and her sister, Ingeborg arrived with their parents to Rochester in 1951, after spending four years in a European refugee camp. The family lived in Greece and Doris attended Marshall High in her junior year. By a special act of Congress, she was granted US citizenship- paving the way for her to join the Olympic gymnastics team. Doris is remembered for her ground-breaking, continuous performance at the 1966 World Championships, an unusual animated effort which ended with a flying dismount. She was an alternate for the US in the 1964 games in Tokyo.
Doris Fuchs Olympics Statistics
Bio, United States Gymnastics Hall of Fame
gymn-forum.com, Doris Fuchs Brause
Youtube, Doris Fuchs Brause Bars
Youtube, Four time Olympian Doris Brause admires gymnasts of today
Democrat and Chronicle, RocJocks: Olympian Doris Fuchs changed gymnastics

 

 

 
Ingeborg Fuchs
Olympians-Alternates, 1956 Summer Games-Gymnastics
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Top, the 1956 USA Women's gymnastics team, clockwise from top: Judy Howe, Muriel Davis, Ingeborg, sister Doris Fuchs, Joyce Racek and Jackie Kleinfie ... bottom, left: The United States delegation, during opening ceremonies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1956 Olympic Games in Australia... middle: from left, US gymnasts Muriel Davis, Judy Howe and Ingeborg at the 1956 Olympics... right: Ingeborg, left, assists Muriel Davis at the Richmond Football Ground, '56 Olympic Games.
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Phil Lanzatella
Olympians-Alternates, 1984 Summer Games-Wrestling
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2008
 
The McQuaid graduate was a five-time member of the U.S. Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling team. He received a successful tissue donation of a heart valve in 1997 at the age of 35, and returned to competitive wrestling less than two years later. At St.Lawrence University, Phil was a four-time All-American and four-year starter in football and two-time NY State Wrestling champion.
Bio, armdrag.com
Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame, Class of 2000
St.Lawrence University Hall of Fame, Individual
St.Lawrence University Hall of Fame, Member of the 1982 Football team
Times-Union,City Catholic Wrestling All-Stars
Rochester City-Catholic Wrestling Hall of Fame, Class of 2011
USA Wrestling, Wrestling star Phil Lanzatella awarded ... Mickey Mantle Foundation Courage Award

 

 

 
Bruce Likly
Olympians-Alternates, 1984 Winter Games-
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Fairport Herald-Mail, Bruce Likly Named to U.S. Ski Team
Vermont Athletic Hall of Fame

 

 

 
Ross Virgo
Olympians-Alternates, 1948 Summer Games-Boxing
Professional Sports, Inducted 2004
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Top, posing on the deck of the Liner America, members of the U.S. Olympic boxing team are off to England for the 1948 Olympic Games. Virgo is the fifth boxer from left.
The Franklin High graduate won 46 of 48 amateur boxing matches and was the 1948 champion of the U.S. Army and Air Force before turning pro. He also made the 1948 Olympic team. He rose to No. 5 welterweight contender in the world before abruptly ending his career in 1953 to raise his family. His record was 26-2-2, with both losses split decisions.
Ross Virgo Boxing Statistics
Obituary, Democrat and Chronicle
 
 
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