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Gert Blomé

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGert Arne•Blomé
Used nameGert•Blomé
Nick/petnamesBlommen
Born28 August 1934 in Gävle (SWE)
Died27 January 2021 in Göteborg (Gothenburg) (SWE)
Measurements172 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsGävle Godtemplares IK, Gävle (SWE) / Västra Frölunda IF, Göteborg (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Gert Blomé started to play ice hockey with Gävle IK in 1956 and played there until 1961, when he moved to Västra Frölunda IF, playing with them until the end of his career in 1972. With Gävle, Blomé won a Swedish title in 1957 and won a Swedish title with Västra Frölunda in 1965. Blomé received the Goldpucken Award in 1965 as the best player at the Swedish Championship and was selected to the Swedish Championship all-star teams in 1961, 1962, 1965 and 1967.

Internationally, Blomé, a defender, was capped 151 times with the Swedish national team between 1957-67. He won an Olympic silver in 1964, was a World Champion in 1962 and won silvers at the 1963 and 1967 and bronzes at the 1958 and 1965 World Championships. He was also a European champion in 1962, won silvers at the 1958, 1963, 1964 and 1967 European Championships and bronzes at the 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1965 European Championships. He was awarded the Stora Grabbars Märke (Big Boys’ Badge) #55 in ice hockey.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SWE Gert Blomé
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Sweden 5
1964 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SWE Gert Blomé
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver

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