Maud Sundberg

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMaud Elisabeth•Sundberg (-Nörklit)
Used nameMaud•Sundberg
Born22 December 1911 in Stockholm, Stockholm (SWE)
Died30 November 2010 in Djursholm, Danderyd, Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsIFK Enskede, Enskede, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Maud Sundberg competed at the first Women’s World Games in Göteborg in 1925. She failed to advance past the first round but in 1927 and 1928 won the Swedish 60 m title, with the 1927 meet the first ever for Swedish women’s athletics. Later married as Maud Nörklit, she was the mother-in-law of Benny Andersson, of the famed rock group ABBA.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.7 (1928).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Maud Sundberg
100 metres, Women (Olympic) 6 h2 r2/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Sweden 4 h1 r1/2