Harald Julin

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Harald Julin
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Personal information
Born 27 March 1890
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 31 July 1967 (aged 77)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport
Sport Swimming, water polo
Club Stockholms KK

Harald Sigfrid Alexander Julin (27 March 1890 – 31 July 1967) was a Swedish swimmer and water polo player who competed at the 1906, 1908, 1912 and 1920 Olympics. In 100 m freestyle swimming he won a bronze medal in 1908, and failed to reach the finals in 1906 and 1912; he finished fifth in the 4×250 m freestyle relay in 1906. In water polo he won bronze medals in 1908 and 1920 and a silver at the 1912 Summer Olympics in his native Stockholm. His sons Åke and Rolf also became Olympic water polo players.[1]

Julle came from a rich family. Besides water sports he was a fan of motor racing, working as a secretary of the Royal Automobile Club and helping organize several racing events. He later joined the national sports federation.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harald Julin. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Harald Julie. Swedish Olympic Committee