Eric SVENSSON

Sweden SWE

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Amsterdam 1928
  • Year of Birth
    1903
Olympic Results

Biography

Eric SVENSSON

In 1928 Eric Svensson failed to qualify for the final of the long jump, placing eighth when only six jumpers made the final. In Los Angeles he was fourth in the long jump and won the silver medal in the triple jump, also receiving the Swedish award “Stor Grabb” in 1932. At the first European Championships in 1934 he took another silver in the triple jump. Svensson won two Swedish Championships (long jump and triple jump, both in 1933) and held Swedish records in the triple jump (1931-48) and long jump (1934-59).

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.53 (1934); TJ – 15.32 (1932).

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Los Angeles 1932

#4
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics
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Triple Jump
Triple Jump Athletics
Olympic Results
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Amsterdam 1928

#8 r1/2
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics
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Triple Jump
Triple Jump Athletics