B. 1956-11-12, Japan
Gymnastics (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
(*) the silver medal at the vault was shared by 4 gymnasts (a.o.
Olympic Competitor nr 1734
B. 1959-12-28, Sweden
Speed Skating (3 gold, 1 silver)
Although the 10000 m was his speciality, he had to let the gold at Sarajevo
to Igor Malkov by just 0.05 seconds. On the other hand, he took the gold
at 5000 m (Malkov's specialty) by 0.02 seconds.
His wife Elizabeth was skipper of the Swedish Curling team that won bronze at that sport's first (official) Olympic appearance at Nagano.
Olympic Competitor nr 3072
Olympic Competitor nr 6127
Olympic Competitor nr 4579
Olympic Competitor nr 5338
Olympic Competitor nr 3247
Olympic Competitor nr 4733
B. 1938-01-17, Suomussalmi, Oulu, Finland, representing Sweden
Cross-Country Skiing (2 gold, 2 silver)
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Written 2002-08-15 - last modified 2011-08-13
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