Folke JANSSON

Sweden SWE

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Antwerp 1920
  • Year of Birth
    1897
Olympic Results

Biography

Folke JANSSON

In 1917 and 1919-24, Folke Jansson won a total of seven Swedish triple jump titles. He held the Swedish record from 1918-31. In 1928 Jansson was appointed “Stor Grabb” (Big Boys’ Badge) #40 in Athletics. He was also 1921 British AAA champion in the triple jump. Jansson worked as an insurance clerk in Göteborg.

Personal Best\: TJ – 15.09 (1920).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Paris 1924

#5
Triple Jump
Triple Jump Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Antwerp 1920

S
Triple Jump
Triple Jump Athletics