Bengt Johansson (wrestler)

Karl Bengt Johansson (4 January 1926 – 9 April 2008) was a Swedish flyweight wrestler. As a Greco-Roman wrestler he won a world title in 1950 and finished fifth at the 1952 Summer Olympics. In freestyle wrestling he won two bronze medals, at the 1949 European and 1951 world championships.[1][2][3]

Bengt Johansson
Bengt Johansson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born4 January 1926
Hallsberg, Sweden
Died9 April 2008 (aged 82)
Arboga, Sweden
Sport
SportWrestling
ClubHallsbergs BK
Örgryte IS, Göteborg
Medal record
Men's wrestling
Representing  Sweden
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1950 Stockholm Greco-Roman, −52 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1951 Helsinki Freestyle, −52 kg
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1949 Istanbul Freestyle, −52 kg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bengt Johansson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ Bengt Johansson. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Johansson, Bengt (SWE). iat.uni-leipzig.de

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