Great Olympians

Biographies - LJU


Matija Ljubek

B. 1953-11-22, Belišće, Croatia, represented Yugoslavia; D. 2000-10-11
Canoeing, Canadian (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1976 1980 1984 1988 HP
Men's Singles, 500 m bronze 9th - - 2720
Men's Singles, 1000 m gold 8th - - 6656
Men's Doubles, 500 m - - gold - 4800
Men's Doubles, 1000 m - fourth silver SF:5th 4212.9
18388.9


Stjepan Ljubić

B. 1906-08-11, Virje, Croatia, then part of Hungary, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1986-08-14
Cycling - Road
1928 HP
Men's Road Race, Time Trial 48th 0.0000032
Men's Road Race, Time Trial, Team 12th 10
10.0000032


Viktor Ljubić

name witten in 1924 as

Vittorio Gliubich

B. 1902-04-18, Zadar, Croatia, then part of Austria, from 1920 to 1947 Italian, represented Italy; D. 1984
Rowing (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Eights bronze 1280
1280


(Lino) Pavao Ljubičić

B. 1918-07-04, Šibenik, Croatia, then part of Austria, represented Yugoslavia; D. 1944-06-01
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs sixth 800
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:4th 12.9
Men's Eights Rep:3rd 34
846.9


Axel Ljung

Olympic Competitor nr 2879


Carl-Åke Ljung

B. 1934-08-16, Västervik, Sweden
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1956 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000 metres R1:4th 51
51


Bo Alexander Ljungberg

B. 1911-11-21, Stoby, Sweden; D. 1984-03-19
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Pole Vault sixth 960
Men's Triple Jump 18th 3.84
963.84


Hans Bertil Ljungberg

B. 1948-03-26, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 2020-07-31
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 1972 HP
Men's 200 metres Freestyle R1:20th 1
Men's 200 metres Backstroke R1:21st 0.64
Men's 200 metres Individual Medley R1:9th 8th 416
Men's 400 metres Individual Medley R1:11th 64
Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay 8th fourth 464
Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay R1:14th 4
949.64


Karl Ljungberg

Olympic Competitor nr 4560


(Bo Urban) Mikael Ljungberg

B. 1970-06-13, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 2004-11-17
Wrestling, Greco-Roman (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-90 kg) fourth 19800
Men's Heavyweight (-100 kg) bronze
Men's Heavyweight (-97 kg) gold
19800


Elisabeth Ingrid Ljunggren

competed in 1968 as

Elisabeth Morris

B. 1948-02-26, Stockholm, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 1968 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle R1:12th 8th 296
Women's 800 metres Freestyle R1:10th 100
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay R1:11th 16
412


Gustav Ljunggren

Olympic Competitor nr 5974


John Arthur Ljunggren

B. 1919-09-09, Forsheda, Sweden; D. 2000-01-13
Track and Field (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 HP
20 km Walk fourth 7th 19th 2001.6
50 km Walk gold 9th bronze silver 16th 16408
18409.6

In a long career, Ljunggren competed in five Olympiads and four European Championships, and held world records at 30 and 50 km, 20 and 30 miles. He also won the Milan 100 km (1953-4).


Nils Olov "Olle" Ljunggren

B. 1921-02-09, Osby, Sweden; D. 2003-02-13
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's 800 m SF:4th 68
68


Nils Ljunglöf

B. 1896-01-05, Vaxholm, Sweden; D. 1976-08-18
Rowing
1920 HP
Men's Single Sculls QF 861
861


Lars Manfred Ljungman

B. 1918-04-01, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1962-04-19
Ice Hockey
1948 HP
Men's Team fourth 800
800


Bengt Helge Ljungquist

B. 1912-09-20, Umeå, Sweden; D. 1979-07-15
Fencing & Equestrianism - Dressage (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1936 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF:6th 0.455
Men's Épée, Individual SF:6th 65
Men's Épée, Team bronze silver R1:3rd 1708
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:7th 0.000000037
Men's Sabre, Team QF:3rd 22.75
Dressage, Individual 22nd 0.5
Dressage, Team fifth 250
2046.705


Arne Gunnar Gunnarsson Ljungqvist

B. 1931-04-23, Stockholm, Sweden
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's High Jump 15th 15
15

IOC-mamber from 1994-2012.


Tore Gunnar Ljungqvist

B. 1905-04-21, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1980-01-27
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Written 2002-10-28 - last modified 2022-08-06

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