Sportspeople who committed suicide

2017-07-29T21:08:29+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Jeret Peterson, Juan Belmonte, Claudia Heill, Shamil Serikov, Mikael Ljungberg, Elvira Madigan, Jackie Fairweather, Oscar Mathisen, Eugène Balme, Jesús Rollán, Eugenio Monti, Yelena Miroshina, Rhett Baynes, Richard Green (referee), Ludwig von Salm-Hoogstraeten, Ivan, Viscount d'Oyley, Michael Christie (golfer), Matthias Zurbriggen, Narender Singh (judoka), Dave Mirra, David Tait, Dicky Owen, Jiro Sato, Keats Lester, Pat Patterson (coach), Mike Bernardo, Bill Morris (Australian rules footballer), Bill Schmitz, Vladimír Podzimek, Erica Blasberg, Graeme Reichman, Gunji Koizumi, Norm Collins, Art Acord, Monika Dannemann, Lutz Hoffmann, Nelly Neppach, Svend Pri, Fred Ball (footballer), Clifford Roberts, Kentaro Kawatsu, Henry Schoellkopf, Fred Archer (jockey), Freda Du Faur, George Cochrane (footballer), Jürgen Brümmer, Ben Pappas, Herbert Jones (jockey), Mitch Halpern, Nishinoumi Kajirō II, Ron Luciano, Guy Revell, William Stadden, Guy Carlton, Martin Holm, George Washington Vanderbilt III, Hidemitsu Tanaka, Tony Lucadello, Chester S. Barnard, Dave Adamson (Australian footballer), David Crutchfield, David Guttman, Harry Pulliam, Babak Ghorbani, Ryosuke Nunoi, James Miller (parachutist), Jeff Fehring, Shelley Beattie flashcards Sportspeople who committed suicide
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  • Jeret Peterson
    Jeret "Speedy" Peterson (December 12, 1981 – July 25, 2011) was an American World Cup aerial skier from Boise, Idaho, skiing out of Bogus Basin.
  • Juan Belmonte
    Juan Belmonte García (April 14, 1892 – April 8, 1962) was a Spanish bullfighter.
  • Claudia Heill
    Claudia Heill (24 January 1982 – 31 March 2011) was an Austrian judoka best known for winning the silver medal in the half-middleweight (63 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
  • Shamil Serikov
    Shamil Serikov (5 March 1956 in Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR – 22 November 1989) was a Soviet wrestler and Olympic Champion.
  • Mikael Ljungberg
    Mikael Ljungberg (June 13, 1970 – November 17, 2004) was a Swedish wrestler from Gothenburg.
  • Elvira Madigan
    Elvira Madigan (4 December 1867 – 19 July 1889) was the stage name of a Danish tightrope walker and trick rider, whose illicit affair and dramatic death were the subject of the Swedish film of 1967.
  • Jackie Fairweather
    Jacquilyn Louise "Jackie" Fairweather (née Gallagher; 10 November 1967 – 1 November 2014) was an Australian world champion triathlete, long-distance runner, coach and Australian Institute of Sport high performance administrator.
  • Oscar Mathisen
    Oscar Wilhelm Mathisen (4 October 1888 – 10 April 1954) was a Norwegian speed skater and celebrity, almost rivalling Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen as symbols for a young nation (Norway became independent in 1905).
  • Eugène Balme
    Eugène Jean François Balme (22 November 1874 – 24 February 1914) was a French shooter who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics and 1908 Summer Olympics.
  • Jesús Rollán
    Jesús Miguel Rollán Prada (4 April 1968 – 11 March 2006) was a water polo player from Spain who was a member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Eugenio Monti
    Eugenio Monti (23 January 1928 – 1 December 2003) was an Italian bobsledder.
  • Yelena Miroshina
    Yelena Miroshina (Russian: Елена Мирошина, June 5, 1974 - December 18, 1995) was a Russian diver, best known for twice winning the gold medal at the European Championships in the women's 10 m platform.
  • Rhett Baynes
    Rhett Clarke Baynes (16 May 1964 - 30 August 1990) was an Australian rules footballer who played with the Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) and the Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1980s.
  • Richard Green (referee)
    Richard Green (c. 1937 – July 1, 1983) was a professional boxing referee.
  • Ludwig von Salm-Hoogstraeten
    Count Ludwig "Ludi" von Salm-Hoogstraeten (German pronunciation: [ˈluːdvɪç fɔn sɑlm ɦoːxˈtʁeːtən]; Hungarian: Salm Lajos; Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈsɒlm ˈlɒjoʃ]) (24 February 1885 – 23 July 1944) was an Austrian tennis player.
  • Ivan, Viscount d'Oyley
    Ivan, Viscount d'Oyley, born Alastair Ivan Ladislaus Lucidus Evans, (2 February 1880 – 22 May 1904) was an American who competed for France at the Olympics in fencing.
  • Michael Christie (golfer)
    Michael Christie (June 25, 1969 – April 22, 2004) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and NGA Hooters Tour.
  • Matthias Zurbriggen
    Matthias Zurbriggen (15 May 1856 in Saas-Fee – 21 June 1917 in Geneva) was one of the great 19th-century alpinists and mountain guides.
  • Narender Singh (judoka)
    Narender Singh Kodan (28 May 1969 - 5 February 2016) was an Indian judoka.
  • Dave Mirra
    David Michael "Dave" Mirra (April 4, 1974 – February 4, 2016) was an American BMX rider who later competed in rallycross racing.
  • David Tait
    David Tait (5 October 1987 – 12 December 2012) was a professional rugby union player for Sale Sharks in the Guinness Premiership.
  • Dicky Owen
    Dicky Owen (17 November 1876 - 27 February 1932) was a Welsh international scrum-half who played club rugby for Swansea RFC Owen is seen as one of the greatest Welsh scrum-halves and won 35 caps for Wales between 1901 and 1912, a record that was unbeaten until 1955 when Ken Jones surpassed him.
  • Jiro Sato
    Jiro Sato (佐藤 次郎 Satō Jirō, Japanese pronunciation: [ˈdʑi.ɽo ˈsato]; January 5, 1908 – April 5, 1934) was a Japanese tennis player.
  • Keats Lester
    Horace Keats Lester (4 August 1904 – 16 June 1946) was a tennis player from England who competed for Great Britain.
  • Pat Patterson (coach)
    James E. "Gravy" Patterson, also known as Pat Patterson, (March 26, 1934 – October 11, 2007) was the most successful coach in the history of Louisiana college baseball.
  • Mike Bernardo
    Michael "Mike" Bernardo (28 July 1969 – 14 February 2012) was a South African kickboxer and boxer from Cape Town.
  • Bill Morris (Australian rules footballer)
    William "Bill" Morris (24 April 1921 – 25 May 1960) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Richmond in the Victorian Football League (VFL), mostly during the 1940s.
  • Bill Schmitz
    Bill Schmitz (March 30, 1954 – August 26, 2013) was an American football coach.
  • Vladimír Podzimek
    Vladimír Podzimek (12 May 1965 – 17 May 1994) was a Czechoslovakian ski jumper.
  • Erica Blasberg
    Erica Paige Blasberg (July 14, 1984 – May 9, 2010) was an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.
  • Graeme Reichman
    Graeme Reichman (4 November 1951 – 11 November 2001) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
  • Gunji Koizumi
    (In this Japanese name, the family name is Koizumi.) Gunji Koizumi (小泉 軍治 Koizumi Gunji, 8 July 1885 – 15 April 1965), known affectionately by colleagues as G.
  • Norm Collins
    Norm Collins (7 May 1904 – 28 August 1933) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy, Carlton and Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
  • Art Acord
    Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion.
  • Monika Dannemann
    Monika Charlotte Dannemann (24 June 1945 – 5 April 1996) was a German figure skater and painter, mainly known as the last girlfriend of guitarist/singer Jimi Hendrix and later the wife of the German guitarist Uli Jon Roth of the Scorpions.
  • Lutz Hoffmann
    Lutz Hoffmann (30 January 1959 – 5 December 1997) was an East German gymnast and Olympic silver medalist.
  • Nelly Neppach
    Nelly Neppach (née Bamberger; German pronunciation: [ˈnɛli] ˈnɛpaːχ]; 1898 – 7 May 1933) was a German female tennis player.
  • Svend Pri
    Svend Pri (earlier Svend Andersen; March 18, 1945 – June 8, 1983) was a Danish badminton player who won numerous major titles from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s.
  • Fred Ball (footballer)
    Frederick Charles "Fred" Ball (1 September 1868 – 4 September 1902) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
  • Clifford Roberts
    Clifford Roberts (March 6, 1894 – September 29, 1977) was an American investment dealer and golf administrator.
  • Kentaro Kawatsu
    Kentaro Kawatsu (河津憲太郎 Kawatsu Kentarō, September 26, 1914 – March 23, 1970) was a Japanese swimmer who competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics.
  • Henry Schoellkopf
    Henry Schoellkopf (December 14, 1879 – December 5, 1912) was an American football player and coach.
  • Fred Archer (jockey)
    Frederick James "Fred" Archer (11 January 1857 –8 November 1886), also known by the nickname The Tin Man, was an English flat race jockey of the Victorian era, described as "the best all-round jockey that the turf has ever seen".
  • Freda Du Faur
    Emmeline Freda Du Faur (16 September 1882 – 11 September 1935) was an Australian mountaineer, the first woman to climb New Zealand's tallest mountain, Aoraki / Mount Cook.
  • George Cochrane (footballer)
    George Cochrane (25 September 1877 – 31 December 1914) was an Australian rules football player at the Essendon Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
  • Jürgen Brümmer
    Jürgen Brümmer (8 December 1964 – 25 February 2014) was a German gymnast and physical therapist.
  • Ben Pappas
    Benjamin James "Ben" Pappas (13 May 1978 - 4 March 2007) was a professional Australian skateboarder and younger brother of skateboarder Tas Pappas.
  • Herbert Jones (jockey)
    Herbert Ebsworth Jones (30 November 1880 – 18 July 1951) was a British Thoroughbred horse racing jockey.
  • Mitch Halpern
    Mitchell Howard "Mitch" Halpern (July 14, 1967 – August 20, 2000) was an American boxing referee who officiated some of the sport's biggest matches.
  • Nishinoumi Kajirō II
    Nishinoumi Kajirō II (西ノ海 嘉治郎, February 6, 1880 – January 27, 1931) was a sumo wrestler.
  • Ron Luciano
    Ronald Michael Luciano (June 28, 1937 – January 18, 1995) was an American Major League Baseball umpire from 1969 to 1979 in the American League.
  • Guy Revell
    Guy Revell (August 2, 1941 — March 11, 1981) was a Canadian pair skater.
  • William Stadden
    William James Wood "Buller" Stadden (1861 –30 December 1906) was a Welsh international rugby union half back who played club rugby for Cardiff and Dewsbury.
  • Guy Carlton
    (For other people with similar names, see Guy Carleton.) Guy Albert Carlton (January 16, 1954 – May 11, 2001) was an American weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1979 Pan American Games.
  • Martin Holm
    Martin Holm (November 27, 1976 – June 24, 2009) was a Swedish Muay Thai kickboxer and former WMC Muaythai World Champion.
  • George Washington Vanderbilt III
    George Washington Vanderbilt III (September 23, 1913 New York City, New York – June 24, 1961 San Francisco, California) was a yachtsman and a scientific explorer who was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
  • Hidemitsu Tanaka
    Hidemitsu Tanaka (田中 英光 Tanaka Hidemitsu, 10 January 1913—3 November 1949) was a novelist of the Buraiha genre in Shōwa period Japan.
  • Tony Lucadello
    Anthony Lucadello (July 30, 1912 - May 8, 1989) was a professional baseball scout for the Chicago Cubs (1943–1957) and Philadelphia Phillies (1957–1989).
  • Chester S. Barnard
    Chester Smith Barnard (October 25, 1894 – October 16, 1952) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball.
  • Dave Adamson (Australian footballer)
    David Hastie 'Bud' Adamson (14 June 1874 – 10 October 1914) was an Australian rules footballer who played for South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
  • David Crutchfield
    David Crutchfield (2 August 1965 - 29 November 2002) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL)
  • David Guttman
    David Guttman (24 July 1883 – 9 December 1940) was a Swedish long-distance runner.
  • Harry Pulliam
    Harry Clay Pulliam (February 9, 1869 – July 29, 1909) was an American baseball executive who served as the sixth President of the National League.
  • Babak Ghorbani
    Babak Ghorbani (Persian: بابک قربانی‎‎, 19 March 1989 – 16 November 2014) was an Iranian wrestler.
  • Ryosuke Nunoi
    Ryosuke Nunoi (布井良助 Nunoi Ryōsuke, 18 January 1909 – 21 July 1945) was a tennis player from Japan.
  • James Miller (parachutist)
    James Jarrett Miller (October 28, 1963 – c. September 22, 2002), also known as Fan Man, was an American parachutist and paraglider pilot known for his appearances at various sporting events.
  • Jeff Fehring
    Jeff Fehring (21 April 1955 – 25 July 2008) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Geelong and St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (as the AFL was then known) from 1977 to 1981.
  • Shelley Beattie
    Shelley Beattie (August 24, 1967 – February 16, 2008) was a professional female bodybuilder and actress.