Orvar Trolle

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Orvar Trolle
Orvar Trolle, Paris 1924.jpg
Trolle at the 1924 Olympics
Personal information
Born 4 April 1900
Malmö, Sweden
Died 7 March 1971 (aged 70)
Blikstorp, Sweden
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Malmö SS
SoIK Hellas

Nils Orvar Trolle (4 April 1900 – 7 March 1971) was a Swedish freestyle swimmer. He competed in the 100 m and 4 × 200 m events at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics and won a bronze medal in the relay in 1924, finishing fourth in 1920. He failed to reach the finals of the individual 100 m freestyle.[1] In 1923–24 he competed for Illinois AC while studying in the United States, and in 1940–44 headed his native club Malmö SS.[2]


  1. ^ Orvar Trolle. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Orvar Trolle. Swedish Olympic Committee