Yngve Stiernspetz

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Yngve Stiernspetz
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Personal information
Born 27 April 1887
Eksjö, Sweden
Died 4 April 1945 (aged 57)
Lidingö, Sweden
Sport
Sport Gymnastics
Club Stockholms GF, Täby

Yngve Stiernspetz (27 April 1887 – 4 April 1945) was a Swedish gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was part of the Swedish team that won the all-around Swedish system event.[1][2]

After graduating from a high school Stiernspetz enlisted to the Swedish artillery. He was promoted to captain in 1925, and two years later became head of the Småland artillery regiment. In 1931, he was awarded with the Order of the Sword.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yngve Stiernspetz. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Yngve Stiernspetz. Swedish Olympic Committee