Björn Borg (swimmer)
|Born||14 November 1919
Örby, Kinna, Sweden
|Died||13 April 2009 (aged 89)
Björn Borg (14 November 1919 – 13 April 2009) was a Swedish swimmer. He competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in the 4 × 200 m freestyle and 100 m backstroke and finished eighth in the relay. He won the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle events at the 1938 European Aquatics Championships and was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal the same year.
In 1959 Borg moved to Switzerland, where he worked as a businessman. He died in Zürich aged 89 and was survived by his son Finn.
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