About Janis Dalins
Latvian athlete who competed in the sport of race walking and won a silver Olympic medal and a gold at the European Championships.
He grew up in Valmiera, Latvia.
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 of Janis Dalins
He and his wife Ella had three children.
Close associates of Janis Dalins
He and Gabriel Gardner were both Olympians who medalled in their respective events.