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Björn Borg

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBjörn•Borg
Used nameBjörn•Borg
Born14 November 1919 in Örby, Mark (SWE)
Died13 April 2009 in Zürich (SUI)
AffiliationsNorrköpings KK, Norrköping (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Björn Borg had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 European Championships 400 metres Freestyle, 1st in the 1938 European Championships 1500 metres Freestyle.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) SWE Björn Borg
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Sweden 8
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 8 h1 r2/3

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