Gustaf Lindblom (athlete)

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Gustaf Lindblom
1912 Gustaf Lindblom2.JPG
Gustaf Lindblom at the 1912 Olympics
Personal information
Born 3 December 1891
Kristinehamn, Sweden
Died 26 April 1960 (aged 68)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
Country Sweden
Sport Triple jump
Club IFK Norrköping

Gustaf "Topsy" Lindblom (3 December 1891 – 26 April 1960) was a Swedish athlete who won the triple jump event at the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden.[1]

He also headed the editorial office of the sport magazine Idrottsbladet 1915–1934, was secretary of the Swedish Boxing Federation 1921–1929 and 1932–35, was the Swedish boxer Olle Tandberg's manager 1940 and CEO of the famous dance palace Nalen in Stockholm 1933–1960.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Topsy Lindblom. sports-reference.com

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