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Sven-Olof Lundgren

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSven-Olof•Lundgren
Used nameSven-Olof•Lundgren
Born3 November 1908 in Örnsköldsvik (SWE)
Died26 March 1946 in Örnsköldsvik (SWE)
AffiliationsIF Friska Viljor, Örnsköldsvik (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

In 1928 Sven-Olof Lundgren won his first Swedish Championship in ski jumping with his team-mates of IF Friska Viljor. This earned him a place in the Swedish team for the St. Moritz Olympics where, in difficult conditions with icy tracks, Lundgren managed to finish fifth. In 1929, Lundgren became the individual Swedish champion as well as again winning the team competition.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) SWE Sven-Olof Lundgren
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5