Gösta Bergkvist

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Sven Gösta Bergkvist (29 March 1920 – 5 October 2015) was a Swedish athlete who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he finished fifth out of 36 competitors in the men's 1500 metres event. He was born in Sågmyra and competed out of Gefle IF.[1] He was the Swedish national cross-country champion in 1947 and 1948.[2][3]


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (May 2011). "Gösta Bergkvist Biography and Statistics". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  2. ^ Fält, Birger; Juraj Gasparovic (2011-04-21). "National Crosscountry Champions for Sweden". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Löparlegenden Gösta Bergkvist död". Sveriges Radio. 2015-10-08. Retrieved 2015-11-26.  (in Swedish)

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