Bertil Albertsson

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Bertil Albertsson
Bertil Albertsson.jpg
Personal information
Born 1 September 1921
Uppsala, Sweden
Died 3 March 2008 (aged 86)
Upplands Väsby, Sweden
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 1500–10000 m
Club Upsala IF
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1500 m – 3.51.4 (1946)
5000 m – 14:15.0 (1952)
10000 m – 29:46.0 (1951)[1][2]

Bertil Ebbe Gustaf Albertsson (1 September 1921 – 3 March 2008) was a Swedish runner. He competed in the 5000 m and 10000 m events at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics and finished in 3–12 place, winning a bronze medal in the 10000 m in 1948.[1] Albertsson won eight national titles: in the 5000 m in 1947, 1949 and 1951–53, and in the 10000 m in 1948, 1950 and 1954.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bertil Albertsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Bertil Albertsson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Bertil Albertsson. Swedish Olympic Committee