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Bengt Backlund

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBengt Olof•Backlund
Used nameBengt•Backlund
Born3 March 1926 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died11 July 2006 in Jönköping (SWE)
AffiliationsKanotföreningen Kanotisterna, Södertälje (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Bengt Backlund had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 3rd 1950 C1 1000 m, 3rd 1950 C1 10000 m.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Canoe Marathon (Canoeing) SWE Bengt Backlund
Canadian Singles, 10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 4

Olympic family relations

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