Harald Julin

Harald Sigfrid Alexander Julin (27 March 1890 – 31 July 1967) was a Swedish swimmer and water polo player who competed at the 1906, 1908, 1912 and 1920 Olympics.[1] In 100 m freestyle swimming he won a bronze medal in 1908, and failed to reach the finals in 1906 and 1912; he finished fifth in the 4×250 m freestyle relay in 1906. In water polo he won bronze medals in 1908 and 1920 and a silver at the 1912 Summer Olympics in his native Stockholm. His sons Åke and Rolf also became Olympic water polo players.[2]

Harald Julin
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Personal information
Born27 March 1890
Stockholm, Sweden
Died31 July 1967 (aged 77)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport
SportSwimming, water polo
ClubStockholms KK

Julle came from a rich family. Besides water sports he was a fan of motor racing, working as a secretary of the Royal Automobile Club and helping organize several racing events. He later joined the national sports federation.[3]

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  1. ^ "Harald Julin". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  2. ^ Harald Julin. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Harald Julie. Swedish Olympic Committee

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