Rune Larsson

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Rune Larsson
Rune Larsson.jpg
Personal information
Born 17 June 1924 (1924-06-17) (age 92)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m, 400 m hurles
Club UoIF Matteus-Pojkarna, Stockholm
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m – 47.9 (1948)
400 mH – 51.9 (1948)[1]

Carl Rune Larsson (born 17 June 1924) is a retired Swedish sprinter and hurdler who specialized in 400 m events. He competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics and won two bronze medals in 1948: in the 400 m hurdles and 4×400 m relay. He won two more bronze medals in these events at the European championships of 1946 and 1950.[2] Larsson received the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1951.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rune Larsson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Rune Larsson. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Rune Larsson. storagrabbar.se
  4. ^ Rune Larsson. Swedish Olympic Committee
Preceded by
Lennart Bergelin
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1951
Succeeded by
Valter Nyström