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Sven Låftman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSven•Låftman
Used nameSven•Låftman
Born16 December 1887 in Filipstad (SWE)
Died5 July 1977 in Stockholm (SWE)
Measurements183 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsIFK Karlstad, Karlstad (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

President of the International Skating Union 1971-1977.

Personal Bests: 200 – 23.2 (1908); 400 – 50.3y (1908).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Sven Låftman
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 h6 r1/3
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h4 r1/3
1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 h1 r1/2
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1960 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) SWE Sven Låftman
500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
500 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1964 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) SWE Sven Låftman
500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
500 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1968 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) SWE Sven Låftman
500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Referee

Special Notes