Erik Svensson

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Erik Svensson
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  Sweden
Olympic Games
Silver 1932 Los Angeles Triple jump

Erik "Spänst" Svensson (10 September 1903 – September 22, 1986[1]) was a Swedish athlete who competed mainly in the triple jump.

He competed for Sweden in the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, California, in triple jump, where he won the silver medal, and in long jump, where he came fourth. His result in the triple jump was a new Swedish record, 15.32 meters, which would remain unbeaten until 1948[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stora Grabbar 51-100 (Swedish)
  2. ^ Alrik Larsson (1990). Hallands Nyheter - En tidnings historia. p. 160.  (Swedish)
  3. ^ Visuellt, nr. 2, 29 november 2004: Arne Åhman vid sitt barndomshem i Ådal Nordingrå 1950 (Swedish)