Thomas Lejdström

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Thomas Lejdström
Personal information
Full name Leif Thomas Lejdström
Nickname(s) Lejan
Nationality  Sweden
Born (1962-05-31) May 31, 1962 (age 52)
Västerås, Västmanland
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle and medley
Club Västerås SS
College team University of California, Berkeley

Thomas Lejdström (born May 31, 1962 in Västerås, Västmanland) is a former Swedish freestyle and medley swimmer, who competed in the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics.

In 1984 Lejdström won a bronze medal in 4×100 m freestyle relay along with Bengt Baron, Mikael Örn and Per Johansson. Nicknamed Lejan his best individual result at the Olympics is a 7th place at 200 m freestyle in 1980.

Lejdström is the father of the Swedish Youth Olympics swimmer Gustav Åberg Lejdström.[1]

Personal bests[edit]

Long course (50 m)[edit]

Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
100 m freestyle  50.90  25 Aug 1983 European Championships Rome, Italy
200 m freestyle  1:51.22  23 Aug 1983 European Championships Rome, Italy
400 m freestyle  3:55.30  16 Jul 1982 Swedish Championships Stockholm, Sweden
800 m freestyle  8:20.61 
20 Apr 1980 - Blackpool, United Kingdom
1500 m freestyle  15:38.91  20 Apr 1980 - Blackpool, United Kingdom
100 m butterfly  55.48  4 Jul 1984 Swedish Championships Västerås, Sweden
200 m butterfly  2:01.70  6 Jul 1984 Swedish Championships Västerås, Sweden
400 m individual medley  4:29.28  1 Aug 1982 - Ronneby, Sweden

Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRSwedish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial


Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mobil.hd.se/sport/2011/12/24/nolles-notter-en-given/