Folke Bohlin (sailor)

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Folke Bohlin
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Personal information
Born 20 March 1903
Göteborg, Sweden
Died 12 June 1972 (aged 69)
Västra Frölunda, Göteborg, Sweden
Sport Sailing
Club GKSS, Göteborg

Folke Ivar Reinhold Bohlin (20 March 1903 – 12 June 1972) was a Swedish sailor who competed in the 1948 and 1956 Summer Olympics.

In 1948 he won the silver medal as helmsman of the Swedish boat Slaghöken in the Dragon class event. Eight years later he won the gold medal as helmsman of the Swedish boat Slaghöken II in the Dragon class competition.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Folke Bohlin". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.  Archived 6 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Folke Bohlin. Swedish Olympic Committee

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