Einar Karlsson

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Einar Karlsson
Einar Karlsson 1936.jpg
Karlsson at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born 1 September 1908
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 17 February 1980 (aged 71)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Wrestling
Club Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm

Einar Karlsson (1 September 1908 – 17 February 1980) was a Swedish wrestler. He competed at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics and won two bronze medals: in the freestyle featherweight in 1932 and in the Greco-Roman featherweight in 1936. He also won seven national titles and three medals at the European championships of 1933–1937, all in Greco-Roman events.[1][2]


  1. ^ Einar Karlsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Einar Karlsson. Swedish Olympic Committee