Hjalmar Andersson

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Hjalmar Andersson
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Personal information
Born 13 July 1889
Ljusnarsberg Municipality, Sweden
Died 2 November 1971 (aged 82)
Insjön, Sweden
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Cross-country running
Club Insjöns IF, Insjön, Leksand

Svensk Hjalmar Zakeus Andersson (13 July 1889 – 2 November 1971) was a Swedish cross-country runner. He competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm and won an individual silver and team gold medals.[1][2] The course was rather hilly and ca. 12 km long; it was not made known to competitors before the race.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hjalmar Andersson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Hjalmar Andersson. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Athletics at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games: Men's Cross-Country, Individual. sports-reference.com