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Uno Öhrlund

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameUno Sixten•Öhrlund
Used nameUno•Öhrlund
Nick/petnamesGarvis
Born22 May 1937 in Västerås (SWE)
Measurements187 cm / 87 kg
AffiliationsVästerås IK, Västerås (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Uno Öhrlund played most of his career from 1954-75 with Västerås IK, except near the end, when he played with Tingsryds AIF from 1967-68, Surahammars IF from 1970-72, IFK Arboga from 1972-73, Skogsbo SK from 1973-74 and Morgårdshammars IF from 1974-75. Öhrlund never won a Swedish title, but won bronzes at the Swedish Championship in 1961 and 1962 with Västerås. He was also selected to the Swedish Championship all-star team in 1964. A prolific scorer, Öhrlund was capped 85 times with the Swedish national team between 1957-65 and scored 57 goals.

He won an Olympic silver in 1964, was a World Champion in 1962, won silver at the 1963 and bronze at the 1965 World Championships. Öhrlund also was an European Champion in 1962, while taking silvers in 1963 and 1964 and bronze in 1965. Öhrlund also played top level football with Västerås and bandy with Svartådalens SK at the Swedish Championship. He was awarded the Stora Grabbars Märke (Big Boys’ Badge) #62 in ice hockey.

Results

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

Special Notes