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 Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Club IK Viking, Hagfors
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Mar – 2:21:40 (1955)

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.[1][2][3][4]