Gustaf Jansson

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Gustaf Jansson
Gustaf Jansson (runner).jpg
Personal information
Born 5 January 1922
Brattfors, Sweden
Died 11 April 2012 (aged 90)
Karlstad, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon, 10000 m
Club IK Viking, Hagfors
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 10000 m – 29:51.2 (1952)
Mar – 2:21:40 (1955)[1]

Gustaf Nils Jansson (5 January 1922 – 11 April 2012) was a Swedish long-distance runner who won the bronze medal in the marathon at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He finished fifth at the 1954 European Athletics Championships.[2][3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gustaf Jansson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ "OS-medaljör ur tiden", Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish), 19 April 2012. Accessed 19 April 2012.
  3. ^ Gustaf Jansson. Sports Reference.com
  4. ^ Jansson, 1952 Olympic marathon bronze medallist passes away at 90. IAAF (24 April 2012). Retrieved on 2012-05-03.
  5. ^ Gustav Jansson. Swedish Olympic Committee (Swedish)