Erik Blomqvist

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For the Swedish sport shooter, see Erik Blomqvist (sport shooter).
Erik Blomqvist
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Personal information
Born 4 November 1896
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 14 January 1967 (aged 70)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put, javelin throw, decathlon
Club Kronobergs IK, Stockholm
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) SP – 13.03 m (1926)
JT – 62.38 m (1924)
Dec – 6434 (1918)[1][2]

Erik Berthild Ruben "Blomman" Blomqvist (4 November 1896 – 14 January 1967) was a Swedish track and field athlete who competed at the 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics. In 1920 he finished eighth in the javelin throw and 16th in the shot put. Four years later he placed sixth in the javelin throw.[1][3] Blomqvist won the national javelin title in 1915, 1916, 1922, 1923, 1925 and 1929, finishing second or third in between.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erik Blomqvist. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Erik Blomqvist. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Erik Blomqvist. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ Erik Blomqvist 1896–1967 Archived 12 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. storagrabbar.se