Gustaf Mattsson

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Gustaf Mattsson
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Personal information
Born 8 September 1893
Länna, Uppsala Municipality, Sweden
Died 15 January 1977 (aged 83)
Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 3,000 m – marathon
Club Fredrikshofs IF, Stockholm
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 3000 mS – 10:05.4 (1923)
5000 m – 15:18.7 (1921)
10,000 m – 32:04.2 (1921)[1][2]

Gustaf Isidor Mattsson (8 September 1893 – 15 January 1977) was a Swedish long-distance runner. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in the 3,000 m steeplechase and 8,000 m cross-country events and finished in fourth and tenth place, respectively. His tenth place earned him a bronze medal with the Swedish team.[1][3]

Mattsson competed over distances ranging from 3,000 m to marathon and won three Swedish titles over 20 km on the road. He was a businessman by trade.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gustaf Mattsson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Gustaf Mattsson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Gustaf Mattson. Swedish Olympic Committee