Bengt Palmquist

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Bengt Palmquist
Bengt Palmquist SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born 4 April 1923
Göteborg, Sweden
Died 26 November 1995 (aged 72)
Särö, Sweden
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Sport Sailing
Club GKSS, Göteborg

Bengt Valdemar Palmquist (4 April 1923 – 26 November 1995) was a Swedish sailor who competed in the Dragon class at the 1956, 1960 and 1968 Olympics. He won a gold medal in 1956, finishing 20th and sixth in 1960 and 1968, respectively; he was the helmsman in 1960. In 1975 he won a world title in the same event sailing with his sons Björn and Johan.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bengt Palmquist". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ Bengt Palmquist. Swedish Olympic Committee