Viking Palm

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBror Viking•Palm
Used nameViking•Palm
Born13 October 1923 in Broby, Östra Göinge (SWE)
Died15 January 2009 in Täby (SWE)
Measurements181 cm / 87 kg
AffiliationsGAK Enighet, Malmö (SWE) / Eslövs AIF, Eslöv (SWE) / BK Viking, Broby, Östra Göinge (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Viking Palm had the following finishes at major championships – 1951 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1954 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1949 European Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Viking Palm
Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Viking Palm
Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling SWE Viking Palm
Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4