|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Torsten Lennart•Back|
|Born||28 May 1933 in Ellenö, Färgelanda (SWE)|
|Died||1 August 2022 in Uddevalla (SWE)|
|Measurements||180 cm / 68 kg|
|Affiliations||Uddevalla Cykelamatörer, Uddevalla (SWE)|
Lennart Back was a race walker who was among the world’s elite at 20 km from 1958-63. He took bronze at the European Championships in Stockholm in 1958, was sixth at the 1960 Roma Olympics and was fifth at the 1962 European Championships in Belgrade. Back was second at the first World Cup final in Lugano in 1961 and became Nordic Champion the same year. He retired in 1965 but came back to win two World Cup bronzes in 1969. In total he started in 10 internationals and won three, against Switzerland in 1958, Czechoslovakia in 1959, and West Germany in 1963. Back later worked as a lower-level judge.
Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-31:13 (1962).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1960 Summer Olympics||Athletics||SWE||Lennart Back|
|20 kilometres Race Walk, Men (Olympic)||6|