Ruth Svedberg

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Ruth Svedberg
Ruth Svedberg.jpg
Ruth Svedberg (right)
Personal information
Born 14 April 1903
Malmberget, Sweden
Died 27 December 2002 (aged 99)
Göteborg, Sweden
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 m, discus throw, javelin throw, long jump
Club Kv. CIK Sport, Göteborg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m – 12.8 (1928)
DT – 38.605 m (1934)
JT – 38.68 m (1934)
LJ – 5.10 m (1933)[1][2]

Ruth Augusta Svedberg (14 April 1903 – 27 December 2002) was a Swedish track and field athlete. She competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in the 100 m, 4×100 m relay and discus throw events and won a bronze medal in the discus, failing to reach the finals in sprint events. Two years later she won the bronze medal in the triathlon at the third Women's World Games.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruth Svedberg. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Ruth Svedberg. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Ruth Svedberg 1903–2002. storagrabbar.se