Rolf Edling in 1972
30 November 1943 |
|Height||196 cm (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||91 kg (201 lb)|
Rolf Erik Sören Edling (born 30 November 1943) is a retired Swedish épée fencer. He competed at the 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympics and won a team gold medal in 1976. His best individual result was fourth place in 1980.
Edling was born in India, where his father was worked for the ASEA company. He then moved to Sweden and started fencing at a boarding school in Sigtuna. Between 1969 and 1978 he won ten medals at the world championships, including five gold medals. In 1973 he was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal.
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