Sjöstedt at the 1928 Olympics
|Full name||Ture Sigvard Sjöstedt|
|Born||28 August 1903
|Died||2 May 1956 (aged 52)
|Club||BK Kärnan, Limhamn, Malmö|
Ture Sigvard "Thure" Sjöstedt (28 August 1903 – 2 May 1956) was a Swedish wrestler. In freestyle wrestling, he won a gold and a silver medal in the 1928 and 1932 Olympics, respectively, as well as a European title in 1934. He finished second at the 1927 European Championships in Greco-Roman wrestling.
In the mid-1930s Sjöstedt turned professional and toured the United States with teammate Johan Richthoff. He later developed alcoholism problems and was eventually found dead in his garden cottage.
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