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Göran Högberg

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKlas Göran•Högberg
Used nameGöran•Högberg
Born20 December 1948 in Sollefteå (SWE)
Died21 January 2019 in Ulriksdal, Solna (SWE)
Measurements174 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsEnhörna IF, Enhörna (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Göran Högberg was a Swedish distance runner who ran the 1980 Olympic marathon, although he did not finish. He represented Sweden eight times internationally. Högberg won Swedish titles at 5,000 m in 1973, the marathon in 1987, and cross-country in 1972 and 1973. He also had 15 further podium finishes in various events at Swedish national championships.

Personal Best: 5,000 – 13:49.88 (1988); 10000 – 29:00.6 (1973); Mar – 2-13:59 (1987).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Göran Högberg
Marathon, Men (Olympic) AC