Lennart Atterwall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Lennart Atterwall
Lennart Atterwall.jpg
Personal information
Born26 March 1911
Perstorp, Sweden
Died23 April 2001 (aged 90)
Sjöbo, Sweden
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Javelin throw, decathlon
ClubIFK Knislinge
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)JT – 75.10 m (1937)
Dec – 6268 (1940)[1][2]

Lennart Folke Alfons Atterwall (born Ohlsson, 26 March 1911 – 23 April 2001) was a Swedish javelin thrower. He finished fourth at the 1936 Summer Olympics and won the European title in 1946.[1][3] Atterwall held Swedish titles in the javelin throw (1934–35, 37–41 and 1946), pentathlon (1937) and decathlon (1940).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lennart Atterwall". Sports-Reference. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  2. ^ Lennart Atterwall. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Lennart Atterwall. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ Lennart Atterwall 1911–2001 Archived 12 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine. storagrabbar.se