Great Olympians

Biographies - SVE


Jiří Švec

B. 1935-11-20, Netolice, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2014-06-30
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) fifth fourth 3996
Men's Featherweight (-63 kg) 11th
3996


Josef Švec

B. 1935-11-20, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing
1956 HP
Men's Eights SF:3rd 410
410


Jan Švéda

B. 1931-11-05, Břeclav, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2007-12-14
Rowing (1 bronze)
1956 1960 HP
Men's Coxless Fours SF:3rd bronze 1690
1690


Hans Ingemar Svedberg

B. 1931-09-06, Piteå, Sweden; D. 2012-07-27
Ice Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team fifth 500
500


(Jan) Lennart Svedberg

B. 1944-02-29, Timrå, Sweden
Ice Hockey
1968 HP
Men"s Team fourth 800
800


(Per Vilhelm) Rudolf Svedberg

B. 1910-08-19, Nurunda, Sweden; D. 1992-06-24
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (1 gold)
1936 HP
Men's Welterweight (-72 kg) gold 9600
9600


Ruth Svedberg

B. 1903-04-14, Malmberget, Sweden; D. 2002-12-27
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Women's 100 m R1:4th 0.015
Women's 4 x 100 m Relay R1:4th 82
Women's Discus Throw bronze 3840
3922.015


Ludmila Švédová

B. 1936-11-13, Šumperk, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 2018-02-10
Artistic Gymnastics (1 silver)
1960 HP
Women's Individual Combined 13th 25.6
Women's Team Combined silver 1000
1025.6


Nikolajs Švedrevics

B. 1891-01-18, Riga, Latvia, competed for Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 5475


Ladislav Švehla

represented Czechoslovakia
Aquatics - Water Polo
1928 HP
Men's Water Polo R1 24.56
24.56


Paul Joseph Thomas Svehlik

B. 1947-04-15, represented Great Britain
Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team sixth 320
320


Lára Sveinsdóttir

B. 1955-08-22, Reykjavík, Iceland
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's High Jump QU:37th -3.60
0.0006


Elías Rúnar Sveinsson

B. 1952-01-10, represented Iceland
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's Decathlon dnf 0.0384
0.0384


Þórhallur Sveinsson

B. 1944-06-13, Diglufjörður, Iceland
Cross-Country Skiing
1964 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 55th -6.10
Men's 30 kilometres 61st -8.64
0.0000001064


Trausti Sveinsson

B. 1943-01-29, represented Iceland
Cross-Country Skiing
1976 HP
Men's 15 kilometres 69th -9.16
Men's 30 kilometres 63rd -8.26
0.00000000272


Søren Svejstrup

B. 1937-12-05, København, Denmark
Aquatics - Diving
1964 HP
Men's Platform 20th 1
1


Haris Šveminas

B. 1906, represented Lithuania
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's 100 m R1:5th 0.00000000075
Men's 200 m R1:3rd 0.0012
0.00120000075


Arvid Svendel

Olympic Competitor nr 6780


Sally Svendelin

B. 1939-11-19, represented Switzerland
Archery
1972 HP
Women's Individual 33rd -2.38
0.00384


Tor Svendsberget

B. 1947-11-03, Aust-Torpa, Norway
Biathlon
1972 1976 HP
Men's 20 km 8th 9th 520
Men's 4x7.5 km Relay fourth fifth 650
1170


Axel Svendsen

B. 1912-03-08, København, Denmark; D. 1995-08-10
Canoeing - Kayak Flatwater
1936 HP
Men's Kayak Doubles 1000m 7th 300
Men's Kayak Doubles 10000m fourth 1200
1500


Bodil Margrethe Svendsen

B. 1916-11-04, København, Denmark
Canoeing - Flatwater Kayak
1952 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500m fifth 1500
1500


Christian Svendsen

Olympic Competitor nr 6337


Elvi Johanne Svendsen

competed in 1948 as

Elvi Svendsen-Carlsen

B. 1920-01-08, København, Denmark; D. 2013-02-07
Aquatics - Swimming (1 silver)
1936 1948 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle R1:18th 2.56
Women's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay 7th silver 164
166.56


Emil Hegle Svendsen

B. 1985-07-12, Trondheim, Norway
Biathlon (4 gold, 3 silver)
2006 2010 2014 2018 HP
10 km silver 9th 18th 3161.92
10 km + 12.5 km Pursuit 8th 7th 20th 492.75
15 km Mass Start sixth 13th gold bronze 12032
20 km gold 7th 10th 6900
4 x 7.5 km gold fourth silver 3750
2 x 6 km & 2 x 7.5 km gold silver 2600
28936.67


Gunnar Edvin Svendsen

B. 1915-10-09, Glemmen, Norway; D. 1984-01-11
Shooting
1948 1952 HP
Men's Free Pistol 30th 17th 6.015
Men's Rapid−fire Pistol 30th 0.015
6.03


Harry Svendsen

Olympic Competitor nr 6212


Janet Anne "Jan" Svendsen

B. 1948-11-09, San Mateo, Cawl., USA
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's Shot Put QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Kim Gunnar Svendsen

B. 1955-12-24, Roskilde, Denmark
Cycling - Track
1976 HP
Men's Team Pursuit 13th 19.2
19.2


Markus Anton Svendsen

B. 1941-02-28, Hjelmsøy, Norway
Nordic Combined
1968 HP
Men's Individual 27th 0.06
0.06


Poul Verner Svendsen

B. 1927-04-21, København, Denmark
Rowing (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs bronze 3200
3200


Alf Svensén

B. 1893-07-28, Tveta, Sweden; D. 1935-12-17
Gymnastics (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system gold 1600
1600


Helge Svensen

B. 1953-02-26, Oslo, Norway
Luge
1976 HP
Doubles 13th 32
32


(Per) Åke (Bertil) Svenson

B. 1953-03-29, Uppsala, Sweden
Athletics - Track and Field
1976 HP
Men's 800 metres R1:28th 0.0256
Men's 1500 metres R1:28th 0.0256
0.0512


(Ole) Thorbjørn Svenssen

B. 1924-04-22, Sandar, Norway; D. 2011-01-08
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Artur Svensson

B. 1901-01-16, Finspång, Sweden; D. 1984-01-20
Athletics (1 silver)
1924 HP
Men's 400 m SF:6th 52
Men's 4 x 400 m Relay silver 1000
1052


Carl Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 3053


Carl-Enock Svensson

B. 1895-01-03, Lund, Sweden; D. 1986-10-27
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's Pentathlon 11th 64
64


Egon Edvin Roland Svensson

B. 1913-11-17, Malmö, Sweden; D. 1995-06-12
Wrestling - Greco-Roman (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-56 kg) silver 6000
6000


Einar Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 7007


Eric Svensson

B. 1903-09-10, Jönköping, Sweden; D. 1986-09-22
Athletics - Track & Field (1 silver)
1928 1932 HP
Men's Long Jump 8th fourth 2784
Men's Triple Jump silver 6000
8784


Fritiof Svensson

B. 1896-06-02, Bälinge, Sweden; D. 1961-03-05
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 bronze)
1920 1924 HP
Men's Featherweight (-60 kg) bronze 5340
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) fifth
5340


(Karl) Georg Henry Svensson

B. 1908-08-23, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1970-08-15
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Gösta Bernhard Svensson

B. 1929-11-21, Karlshamm, Sweden; D. 2018-10-14
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's High Jump fourth 2400
2400


Gottfrid Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 6018


Gustaf Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 7095


Hugo Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 6394


(Karl) Ingemar Svensson

B. 1929-03-21, Falkenberg, Sweden; D. 2004-04-06
Rowing
1952 HP
Men's Coxed Pairs 1Rep:2nd 65
65


(Barbro) Ing-Marie Svensson

B. 1950-01-13, Sollentuna, Sweden
Canoeing - Sprint Kayak
1968 1972 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500 metres 7th 8th 656
656


Ivar Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 5216


Karl Oskar Svensson

B. 1925-11-11, Västerlöf, Sweden; D. 2000-07-15
Football (1 bronze)
1952 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280

He was on the team in 1948 but did not play.


Karl-Erik Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 5999


Karl-Gustaf Svensson

B. 1879-10-03, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1962-02-09
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Running Target, double shot 30th 0.01
0.01


Karl-Johan Svensson

Olympic Competitor nr 3878


Kjell Gustaf Svensson

B. 1938-09-10, Södertälje, Sweden
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Team fifth silver 2500
2500


Lars Åke Svensson

B. 1926-06-30, Stockholm, Sweden; D. 1989-06-25
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team bronze fourth 2080
2080


Lennart Svensson

B. 1950-08-14, Falkenberg, Sweden
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Light-Flyweight (-48 kg) 12th 60
60


Malcolm Svensson

B. 1885-10-25, Kulltorp, Sweden; D. 1961-03-19
Athletics
1920 HP
Men's 58-lb Weight Throw fifth 1500
Men's Hammer Throw fourth 2400
3900


Mats Gunnar Svensson

B. 1943-04-28, Borås, Sweden
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:12th 40
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay fifth 250
290


Per Oskar Svensson

B. 1943-02-06, Sollefteå, Sweden
Greco-Roman Wrestling (1 silver)
1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-97 kg) silver fourth 8784
Men's Heavyweight (-100 kg) 8th
8784


Ragnar Ossian Svensson

B. 1882-12-31, Torslanda, Sweden; D. 1959-06-05 Olympic Competitor nr 7096


(Sten) Ragnar Svensson

B. 1934-06-22, Osby, Sweden
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+87 kg) 8th 4284
Men's Heavyweight (+97 kg) fifth fourth
4284


Roland Krister Svensson

B. 1945-06-23, Malmö, Sweden; D. 2014-03-20
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1968 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 18th 3.84
3.84


(Tage) Rolf Svensson

B. 1935-06-29, Södertälje, Sweden
Archery
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Individual 16th 11th 20th 107.1
107.1


Rudolf Svensson

B. 1899-03-27, Gudhem, Sweden; D. 1978-12-04
Greco-Roman Wrestling & Free-style Wrestling (2 gold, 2 silver)
Greco-Roman 1924 1928 1932 HP
Light heavyweight (-82.5 kg) silver 37800
Heavyweight (+82.5 kg) gold
Light heavyweight (-87 kg) gold
Free-style 1924
Light heavyweight (-87 kg) silver 6000
43800

One of the select list of wrestlers to have won medals in both styles.
(see Kalle Anttila, Wilfried Dietrich, Ivar Johansson, Kristjan Palusalu, Carl Westergren, Hamit Kaplan)


(Karl Johan) Sigurd Svensson

B. 1912-09-27, Vadsbro, Sweden; D. 1969-01-13
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 silver)
1948 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 15th 12.5
Three−Day Event, Team silver 1000
1012.5


Thorsten Svensson

B. 1901-10-08, Jonsered, Sweden; D. 1954-06-29
Football (1 bronze)
1924 HP
Men's Football (bronze) 800
800


Stanislav Sventek

B. 1930-11-09, Nová Ves, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia; D. 1998-10-12
Ice Hockey (1 bronze)
1964 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Hryhoriy Sverbetov

B. 1939-04-03, Odessa, Ukraine, represented the Soviet Union
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 400 metres QF:8th -2.91
Men's 4x400 metres Relay 7th 100
100.0091


Ole Sverre

B. 1865-06-07, Fredrikstad, Norway; D. 1952-10
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event 2 works 146.74
146.74

Two catalogue numbers, but for different buildings (for a Rowing Club and a Ski Museum), so two separate participations.


Vilborg Sverrisdóttir

B. 1957-06-19, represented Iceland
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Women's 100 m Freestyle 43rd -4.26
Women's 200 m Freestyle 33rd -2.26
Women's 400 m Freestyle 30th 0.01
0.0125856


German Aleksandrovich Sveshnikov

B. 1937-05-11, Gorky (now again Nizhny Novgorod), Russia, represented the Soviet Union; D. 2003-06-09
Fencing (2 gold, 1 silver)
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF 7th 475.94
Men's Foil, Team gold gold silver 6300
6775.94


Yury Svetikov

B. 1947-09-20, Moskva, Russia, represented the Soviet Union
Luge
1972 HP
Men's Singles 41st -4.96
Doubles 12th 50
50.000096


Written 2002-10-29 - last modified 2022-09-22

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