Lennart Atterwall

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Lennart Atterwall
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Personal information
Born 26 March 1911
Perstorp, Sweden
Died 23 April 2001 (aged 90)
Sjöbo, Sweden
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw, decathlon
Club IFK 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. storagrabbar.se