Sten Pettersson

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Sten Pettersson
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Born 11 September 1902
Died 1 June 1984

Sten C. L. ("Sten-Pelle") Pettersson (11 September 1902 – 1 June 1984) was a Swedish athlete who competed mainly in the 110 metre hurdles.

He competed for Sweden at the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France where he won the bronze medal in the men's 110 metre hurdles event.

The following year, Pettersson became the first recipient of the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal.


Preceded by
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
Succeeded by
Arne Borg and Edvin Wide