Björn Barrefors

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Bjorn Barrefors
BornOctober 27, 1987 (1987-10-27) (age 31)
OccupationSwedish decathlete

Björn Barrefors (born October 27, 1987 in Uppsala, Sweden) is a Swedish decathlete and heptathlete. He attended and competed for the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.[1] Barrefors was a four time first team NCAA All-America athlete, gaining the honor twice in the outdoor decathlon (2009 and 2012) and twice for the indoor heptathlon (also in 2009 and 2012).

Barresfors was the University of Nebraska's 2013 male student athlete of the year and is the only four time academic Academic All-American in the institution of higher learning's history.[2] He graduated from the University on May 4, 2013 with a master degree in computer science.[3]


  1. ^ "Björn Barrefors - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site". Retrieved 2015-09-20.
  2. ^ "Barrefors in a League of His Own Academically - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site". Retrieved 2015-09-20.
  3. ^ Associated Press. "57 Huskers Set for First Graduation at Memorial Stadium". Archived from the original on 2014-10-27. Retrieved 2015-09-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

External links[edit]

  • Barrefors Website - [1]