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Carl-Åke Ljung

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCarl-Åke•Ljung
Used nameCarl-Åke•Ljung
Born16 August 1934 in Västervik (SWE)
AffiliationsBrunnsvikens Kanotklubb, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Carl-Åke Ljung had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1954 K1 4×500 m (with Lars Glassér, Gert Fredriksson, and the non-Olympian Bert Nilsson).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) SWE Carl-Åke Ljung
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Ragnar Heurlin 4 h1 r1/2

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