Ossian Skiöld

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Ossian Skiöld
Ossian Skiöld.jpg
Personal information
Born22 June 1889
Appuna, Sweden
Died22 August 1961 (aged 72)
Bålsta, Sweden
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight110 kg (240 lb)
Event(s)Hammer throw
ClubIFK Eskilstuna
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)53.85 m (1927)[1][2]

Ossian Skiöld (22 June 1889 – 22 August 1961) was a Swedish hammer thrower. He competed at the 1924, 1928 and 1932 Olympics and finished in fifth, second and fourth place, respectively. He also placed fourth at the 1934 European Championships.[1] Skiöld was policeman by profession.[3]


  1. ^ a b Ossian Skiöld. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Ossian Skiöld. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Ossian Skiöld. Swedish Olympic Committee