Lennart Klingström

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Lennart Klingström
Lennart Klingström SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born 18 April 1916
Österåker, Stockholm, Sweden
Died 5 July 1994 (aged 78)
Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Canoe racing
Club Brunnsvikens Kanotklubb, Stockholm

Lennart Klas Valdemar Klingström (18 April 1916 – 5 July 1994) was a Swedish sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He won the gold in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[1][2]

Klingström also won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-1 4×500 m: 1948, 1950; K-4 1000 m: 1948) and a silver (K-1 500 m: 1950).[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Lennart Klingström. Sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Lennart Klingström. Swedish Olympic Committee

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