William Thoresson

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William Thoresson
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Sweden
Born (1932-05-31) May 31, 1932 (age 83)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

William Thoresson (born May 31, 1932) is a Swedish gymnast and Olympic champion.


Thoresson competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he received a gold medal in floor exercises.[1] He received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.

He received a bronze medal in floor exercise at the 1954 world championship.


Thoresson was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2001.[2]