Örjan Sandler in 1968
28 September 1940 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
|Club||IF Castor, Östersund; IFK Strömsund|
In 1964 he finished 17th in the 10000 m, 18th in the 1500 me, and 19th in the 5000 m contest. Four years later he won the bronze medal in the 10000 m event. He finished sixth in the 5000 m and tenth in the 1500 m contest.
At the 1972 Games he finished 14th in the 5000 m and 15th in the 10000 m competition. In 1976 he finished fifth in the 10000 m and eighth in the 5000 m event.
His final Olympic appearance was in 1980 when he finished 14th in the 10000 m competition.
- 500 m – 41.2 (1969)
- 1000 m – 1:21.9 (1969)
- 1500 m – 2:04.2 (1968)
- 5000 m – 7:22.5 (1969)
- 10000 m – 15:09.00 (1980)
Sandler was an active and versatile athlete who competed in long-distance running, cycling, orienteering, triathlon, cross-country and Nordic skiing. He was particularly successful in triathlon, winning multiple international competitions in various age groups such as the World Championships in 2001.
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