Bertil Ohlson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBertil Gustaf Emanuel•Ohlson
Used nameBertil•Ohlson
Born22 January 1899 in Kristianstad, Skåne (SWE)
Died6 September 1970 in Linköping, Östergötland (SWE)
AffiliationsUpsala SIF, Uppsala (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Bertil Ohlson was 1922 Swedish Champion in the decathlon, after placing second in 1920-21. At the 1920 Olympics, he won the bronze medal, beating the champions of those two years, Evert Nilsson and Axel-Erik Gyllenstolpe, respectively. In the pentathlon, Ohlson was the highest ranking Swede again finishing seventh.

Personal Best: Dec – 6073 (1920).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Bertil Ohlson
Pentathlon, Men (Olympic) 7
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze