Frithiof Mårtensson

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Frithiof Mårtensson
Frithiof Mårtensson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born 19 May 1884
Eslöv, Sweden
Died 20 June 1956 (aged 72)
Stockholm, Sweden
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
Sport Greco-Roman wrestling
Club IK Sparta, Malmö

Folke Frithiof Martens Mårtensson (19 May 1884 – 20 June 1956) was a Greco-Roman wrestler from Sweden. He won the middleweight contests at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and at the unofficial 1909 European Championships in Malmö.[1][2]

After 1909 Mårtensson moved to Copenhagen for training as a dental technician and in 1913 to the United States. Two years later he returned to Stockholm, where he died in 1956.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frithiof Mårtensson Archived 5 March 2016 on Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Frithiof Mårtensson. Swedish Olympic Committee