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Per Svensson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePer Oskar•Svensson
Used namePer•Svensson
Nick/petnamesPelle Sving
Born6 February 1943 in Sollefteå (SWE)
Died17 December 2020 in Sundsvall (SWE)
Measurements188 cm / 105 kg
AffiliationsSAIK, Sundsvall (SWE) / Heby BK, Tärnsjö (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

Biography

Per Svensson had the following finishes at major championships – 1970 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1971 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1963 World Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1966 World Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th); 1969 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1970 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1966 European Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1967 European Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1968 European Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver SWE Per Svensson
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 4 SWE Per Svensson
1972 Summer Olympics Wrestling Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic AC SWE Per Svensson