Evert Nyberg

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Evert Nyberg
Evert Nyberg SOK.jpg
Nyberg in 1956
Personal information
Born 28 February 1925
Göteborg, Sweden
Died 17 August 2000 (aged 75)
Göteborg, Sweden
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m – marathon
Club Örgryte IS, Göteborg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5000 m – 14:23.2 (1946)
10000 m – 29:33.4 (1955)
Mar – 2:25:08 (1957)[1][2]

John Evert Nyberg (28 February 1925 – 17 August 2000) was a Swedish long-distance runner who won a bronze medal in the 5000 m event at the 1946 European Championships. He competed in the 5000 m at the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the marathon at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics with the best result of eighth place in 1956.[1][3]

Nyberg won national titles in the 5000 m (1946 and 1956), 10000 m (1955), 25000 m (1955–57 and 1960), 30000 m (1961 and 1962), marathon (1955, 1957, 1962 and 1963) and cross country (1950, 1955 and 1957).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evert Nyberg. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Evert Nyberg. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Evert Nyberg. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ Evert Nyberg 1925–2000. storagrabbar.se