Lennart Svedberg

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Lennart Svedberg
Born (1944-02-29)29 February 1944
Timrå, Sweden
Died 29 July 1972(1972-07-29) (aged 28)
Timrå, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb; 12 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Wifsta/Östrands IF
Grums IK
Brynäs IF
Mora IK
Timrå IK
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1959–1972

Jan Lennart "Lill-Strimma" Svedberg (29 February 1944 – 29 July 1972) was a Swedish ice hockey defenceman. He played for Timrå IK and Brynäs IF. He also played on the Swedish national team for six IIHF World Championships and the 1968 Winter Olympics. Svedberg was named best defenceman at the 1970 World Championships.

Svedberg died in a road accident outside of Timrå, Sweden in July 1972, colliding with Leig Engvalls' tour-bus.[1]

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Lennart Svedberg profile at Eurohockey.com