|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Per Fredrik Ture•Persson|
|Born||23 November 1892 in Kristianstad, Skåne (SWE)|
|Died||14 November 1956 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholm (SWE)|
|Measurements||188 cm / 80 kg|
|Affiliations||Malmö Läroverks IF, Malmö (SWE)|
Sprinter Ture Persson won multiple Swedish titles, set a national record, and won a medal at the Olympics. In September 1911 Persson ran the 200 metres in 22.6 seconds to set a national record that stood until 1914. The following year he was part of the Swedish quartet that won the silver medal in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Also at the Stockholm Games Persson ran in the 100 and 200 metres, reaching the semi-finals in the latter.
A year after the Olympics, Persson won his first national title with gold in the 200 metres, retaining his title in 1914. The 1914 Swedish championships would prove to be the most successful for Persson as he also won gold in the 100 metres, 4 × 100 metres relay, and the 4 × 400 metres relay. He won another gold in the 4 × 100 metres in 1917, along with gold in the 4 × 400 metres in 1916 and 1917.
Personal Bests: 100 – 10.8 (1913); 200 – 22.2 (1911).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Athletics||SWE||Ture Persson|
|100 metres, Men (Olympic)||3 h6 r1/3|
|200 metres, Men (Olympic)||5 h1 r2/3|
|400 metres, Men (Olympic)|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic)||Sweden||2||Silver|