Bertil Jansson

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Bertil Jansson
Bertil Jansson 1926.jpg
Bertil Jansson in 1926
Personal information
Born29 June 1898
Jönköping, Sweden
Died25 September 1981 (aged 83)
Norrköping, Sweden
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Shot put, high jump, triple jump, pole vault, decathlon
ClubÖrebro SK
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)SP – 15.08 m (1927)
HJ – 1.80 m (1918)
TJ – 13.68 m (1918)
PV – 3.40 m (1918)
Decathlon – 6393 (1918)[1]

Oskar Bertil Petrus Jansson (29 June 1898 – 25 September 1981) was a Swedish athlete. He competed in the shot put at the 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics and finished in ninth and eighth place, respectively.[2][3]

Jansson won the Swedish shot put title in 1916 and 1918–1929 and the English one in 1919 and 1921.[4] In 1918 he also competed domestically in decathlon.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bertil Jansson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Bertil Jansson. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Bertil Jansson Archived 14 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ Bertil Jansson Archived 6 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine. storagrabbar.se