Great Olympians

Biographies - SJO


Axel Sjöberg

B. 1866-11-06, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1950-10-05
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting 2 entries 4.372
4.372


Curt Sjöberg

B. 1897-01-26, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1948-04-12
Gymnastics & Diving (1 gold)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system gold 1600
Men's Springboard 7th R1:5th 417.2
2017.2


Gösta Sjöberg

Olympic Competitor nr 6524


Gustav-Adolf Sjöberg

Olympic Competitor nr 3269


(Kristian) Henrik (Rudolf) Sjöberg

B. 1875-01-20, Uppsala, Sweden; D. 1905-08-01
Athletics - Track & Field & Gymnastics
1896 HP
Men's 100 metres R1:ac 42.6
Men's High Jump fourth 2400
Men's Long Jump ac 736.8
Men's Discus Throw ac 736.8
Men's Horse Vault ac 89.83
4006.03

Olympic Competitor nr 19


Kjell Allan Sjöberg

B. 1937-05-11, Själevad, Sweden; D. 2013-08-26
Ski Jumping
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Individual 45th 0.000015
Men's Normal Hill 33rd 0.00256
Men's Large Hill fifth 53rd 1000.000000256
1000.0025750256


Lars-Eric Sjöberg

B. 1944-05-04, Falun, Sweden; D. 1987-10-20
Ice Hockey
1968 1972 HP
Men"s Team fourth fourth 1600
1600


Nils Einar Sjöberg

B. 1925-05-12, Falu Kristine, Sweden
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Men's Individual All-Around 130th -
Men's Team All-Around 17th 1
Men's Floor Exercise 89th -
Men's Horse Vault 100th -
Men's Parallel Bars 100th -
Men's Horizontal Bar 79th -
Men's Rings 172nd -
Men's Pommeled Horse 152nd -
1


Patrik Sjöberg

B. 1965-01-05, Göteborg, Sweden
Track & Field (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 1992 HP
Men's High Jump silver bronze silver 17424
17424

World champion in 1987.


Paul Leonard Sjöberg

B. 1897-07-14, Hanko, Finland; D. 1978-03-16
Sailing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
6 metres class bronze 1280
1280


Richard Sjöberg

Olympic Competitor nr 5871


Axel Sjöblom

Olympic Competitor nr 3875


Carl Sjöblom

B. 1911-07-02, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1977-05-10
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:5th 4.8
4.8


(Sophie) Marianne Sjöblom

B. 1933-11-22, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2014-10-10
Fencing
1952 HP
Women's Foil, individual R1:5th 0.064
0.064


Nils Julius Sjöblom

B. 1910-01-29, Helsinki, Finland; D. 1993-05-11
Fencing
1948 1952 HP
Men's Foil, Team QF:3rd 22.75
Men's Épée, Individual QF:6th 0.0034
Men's Épée, Team R1:3rd QF:4th 18.065
Men's Sabre, Individual R1:6th 0.00000042
40.81840042


Amund Martin Sjøbrend

B. 1952-12-01, Sør-Odal, Norway
Speed Skating
1976 HP
Men's 5000 metres 13th 25.6
Men's 10000 metres 10th 100
125.6


Sven-Olov Sjödelius

B. 1933-06-13, Nyköping, Sweden
Kayak (2 gold)
1960 1964 HP
K2, 1000 metres gold gold 9600
4 x 500 metres Relay SF: 3rd 68
K4, 1000 metres fifth 750
10418


Helge Sjögren

B. 1902-12-25, Norrköping, Sweden; D. 1959-10-31
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 15th 15
15


Karl-Einar Sjögren

Olympic Competitor nr 4589


Leo Allan Sjogren

B. 1914-04-03, Helsinki, Finland, lived in New York, represented the USA; D. 1997-02-21
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 1956 HP
Men's 50km Walk dnf 12th 40.0064
40.0064


(Birgit Inga) Lena Sjöholm

B. 1946-08-07, Malmö, Sweden
Archery
1976 HP
Women's Individual 13th 38.4
38.4


Georg Sjøht

B. 1901-06-21, København, Denmark
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Eights Rep2 136
136


Gunnar Enock Sjölin

B. 1924-03-09, Sandarne, Sweden; D. 2015-07-20
Speed Skating
1956 1960 HP
Men's 500 metres 33rd 0.00256
Men's 1500 metres 15th 10
Men's 5000 metres 12th 40
50.00256


Ivar Sven Lennart Sjölin

B. 1918-09-28, Lidköping, Sweden; D. 1992-09-10
Freestyle Wrestling (1 silver)
1948 HP
Men's Featherweight (-63 kg) silver 6000
6000


Stig Karl Olof Sjölin

B. 1928-12-21, Värnamo, Sweden; D. 1995-01-09
Boxing (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) bronze R2 3221.4
3221.4


Kurt Sjolund

B. 1955-01-07, Ottawa, Ont., Canada
Nordic Combined
1976 HP
Men's Individual 33rd -2.38
0.00384


Wenche Sjong

B. 1951-04-27, Oslo, Norway
Artistic Gymnastics
1968 HP
Women's Individual All-Round 86th -13.64
Women's Team All-Round 12th 10
10


Arvid Sjöqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 6966

There are six sailors mentioned for the KSSS 1912 yaght, but the crews had to be limited to five, so two of these sailors sailed just one race, not both, but it is unknown who.


Erik Sjøqvist

B. 1900-10-16, Frederiksberg, Denmark; D. 1978-08-11
Fencing
1924 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R1:4th 0.00021
Men's Foil, Team SF:3rd 205
205.00021


Fritz Sjöqvist

Olympic Competitor nr 6967


Ingeborg Sjöqvist

B. 1912-04-19, Kalmar, Sweden; D. 2015-11-22
Diving
1932 1936 HP
Women's Platform fourth 9th 1760
1760


Lala Sjöqvist

B. 1903-09-23, Nybro, Sweden; D. 1964-08-08
Aquatics - Diving (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Women's Platform bronze 2560
2560


Bengt Sjöstedt

B. 1906-11-02, Tenhola, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1981-07-16
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 1932 HP
Men's 110 m Hurdles SF:4th SF:5th 297
297


Thure Sjöstedt

B. 1903-08-28, Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden; D. 1956-05-02
Wrestling, Freestyle (1 gold, 1 silver)
1928 1932 HP
Light heavyweight (-87 kg) gold silver 15600
15600


Bengt Hjalmar Sjösten

B. 1925-12-27, Göteborg, Sweden; D. 2005-06-20
Sailing
1960 HP
5.5 metres Class fifth 1000
1000


Tore Ingemar Sjöstrand

B. 1921-07-31, Danmark, Sweden; D. 2011-01-26
Athletics (1 gold)
1948 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase gold 9600
9600


Nell Eivor Kristina Sjöström

B. 1933-03-12, Högbo, Sweden
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:3rd 0.023
Women's 4x100m Relay R1:4th 17
17.023


Sarah Frederica Sjöström

B. 1993-08-17, Salem, Sweden
Swimming (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
2008 2012 2016 2021 HP
Women's 50 m Freestyle 14th 13th silver 4041.6
Women's 100 m Freestyle 9th bronze fifth 3720
Women's 200 m Freestyle 12th silver 4040
Women's 100 m Backstroke 29th 0.016
Women's 100 m Butterfly 27th fourth gold seventh 10500.05
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay eighth fifth sixth 521.4
Women's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay fifth 250
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay FI:dq 10th 9th sixth 289
23362.066


(Karl Johan) Stefan Sjöström

B. 1945-11-30, Göteborg, Sweden
Sailing
1976 HP
Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman) 10th 125
125


John Edgar Melker Sjösvärd

B. 1890-05-07, Linköping, Sweden; D. 1958-12-13
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - Paintings AC 3.724
3.724


Jaap Sjouwerman

B. 1891-05-27, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1964-02-21
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1920 1924 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) 7th R2 613.65
613.65


Written 2002-10-29 - last modified 2022-11-26

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