Allan Carlsson

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Allan Carlsson
Allan Carlsson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born8 November 1910
Örebro, Sweden
DiedNorrköping, Sweden
Sport
SportBoxing
ClubÖrebro AK

Carl Allan Carlsson (later Ekbäck, 8 November 1910 – 17 November 1983) was a Swedish boxer who won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Known for his technical skills, Carlsson won four Swedish titles, as a featherweight in 1932 and as a lightweight in 1933, 1934 and 1936. He never turned professional. His brother Gösta also competed as a boxer.[1][2]

1932 Olympic results[edit]

Below are the results of Allan Carlsson, a Swedish featherweight boxer who competed at the 1932 Olympic Games

  • Round of 16: defeated Katsuo Kameoka (Japan) on points
  • Quarterfinal: defeated John Hines (United States) on points
  • Semifinal: lost to Carmelo Robledo (Argentina) on points
  • Bronze Medal Bout: defeated Gaspare Alessandri (Italy) on points (won bronze medal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allan Carlsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Allan Carlsson. Swedish Olympic Committee