Sten Ekberg

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Sten Ekberg
Sten Ekberg, 1992.jpg
Sten Ekberg, 1992
Personal information
Birth nameSten Anders Ekberg
Born (1964-12-25) December 25, 1964 (age 54)
Täby, Stockholm County, Sweden
EducationChiropractic
Alma materLife University and Southern Methodist University
OccupationChiropractor
WebsiteOfficial website
Sport
CountrySweden
SportTrack & Field
Event(s)Decathlon
College teamSouthern Methodist University
Coached byKenneth Riggberger
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Decathlon: 8,246 points
Heptathlon: 5,802 points
- 100-meter dash: 10.99
- long jump: 7.31
- shot put: 16.15 (indoors)
- high jump: 2.10
- 400-meter run: 48.5
- 110-meter hurdles: 14.43
- discus throw: 52.16
- pole vault: 4.90
- javelin throw:63.50
- 1,500-meter run: 4.19,96

Sten Anders Ekberg (born 25 December 1964 in Täby, Sweden) is a former decathlon athlete who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics for Sweden [1] and a Swedish decathlete National Record holder.[2] Sten Ekberg won the Swedish Championship Title in both Decathlon and Heptathlon. Sten Ekberg is currently living in the United States working as a chiropractor and nutritionist at his office Wellness For Life in Cumming, Georgia.

College[edit]

Ekberg attended Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in Dallas, Texas. He competed in track and field at Southern Methodist where he won several NCAA awards. In 1998 he earned a B.B.A. in International Finance with Magna Cum Laude honors. In 2007, Ekberg earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Georgia with Magna Cum Laude honors.

Olympics and World Championships[edit]

  • Olympics: Barcelona 9th place, 1992 (8,136 points)
  • European Championships: 10th place, 1986
  • National Championship Decathlon: Sweden 1st place, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992
  • National Championship Heptathlon: Sweden 1st place, 1989, 1993
  • NCAA Division I: Team Championship 1st place, 1986
  • NCAA Division I: Decathlon 2nd place, 1986
  • NCAA Division I: Decathlon 3rd place, 1985
  • Swedish National Decathlon Record: 1992 (8,246 points)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Olympic.org
  2. Swedish Olympic Committee / Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté
  3. Sports Reference / Olympic Sports
  4. Sten Ekberg at IAAF
  5. Wikipedia / List of Decathlon National Championships (Men)
  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sten Ekberg". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Swedish National Records NR 406".

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