Åke Ericson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameÅke Esbjörn•Ericson
Used nameÅke•Ericson
Nick/petnamesSparven
Born16 May 1913 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died16 November 1986 in Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsAIK, Solna (SWE) / IK Göta, Bromma, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Åke Ericson was a versatile player who skated at both forward and defense. He started his career with Tranebergs IF, but moved to AIK Solna in 1933, joining Göta IK in 1939, and playing with them to the end of his career in 1949. Ericson competed at the 1936 and 1938 Winter Olympics and the World Championships in 1937 and 1938 and was capped 39 times. Also a good bandy and football player, Ericson’s worked as a construction engineer.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SWE Åke Ericson
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Sweden =5
1948 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SWE Åke Ericson
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Sweden 4

Special Notes