Rune Jansson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKarl Axel Rune•Jansson
Used nameRune•Jansson
Nick/petnamesSkinnskattebergarn
Born29 May 1932 in Skinnskatteberg (SWE)
Died24 November 2018 in Uddevalla (SWE)
Measurements177 cm / 87 kg
AffiliationsÖrgryte IS, Göteborg (SWE) / Uddevalla IS, Uddevalla (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Rune Jansson had the following finishes at major championships – 1958 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1955 World Championship: 79.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1962 World Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Rune Jansson
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Rune Jansson
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 16

Special Notes