Alexis Ahlgren

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Alexis Malkolm Ahlgren (14 July 1887, Trollhättan - March 1969)[1] was a Swedish long-distance runner who on 31 May 1913 set a world best of 2:36:06 at the Polytechnic Marathon.[2] He competed in the men's marathon at the 1912 Summer Olympics but did not finish.


Preceded by
Harry Green
Men's marathon world record holder
31 May 1913 – 22 August 1920
Succeeded by
Hannes Kolehmainen
Sporting positions
Preceded by
James Joseph Corkery
Men's Polytechnic Marathon winner
Succeeded by
Akhmet Djebelia