Arne Åhman

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Arne Åhman
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Personal information
Born (1925-02-04) 4 February 1925 (age 92)
Nordingrå, Sweden
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump, high jump
Club Nordingrå SK
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) TJ – 15.40 m (1948)
HJ – 1.99 m (1951)[1]

Per Arne Åhman (born 4 February 1925) is a retired Swedish athlete who won the triple jump event at the 1948 Summer Olympics. His first jump measured 15.40 metres and set a new Swedish record. At European championships Åhman won a bronze medal in the triple jump in 1946 and a silver in high jump in 1950.[2][3] Åhman won national titles in the triple jump in 1946 and 1947 and in the high jump in 1950.[3] He was a teacher by profession.[4]


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  3. ^ a b Arne Åhman 1925-02-04.
  4. ^ Arne Åhman. Swedish Olympic Committee