Inga-Britt Lorentzon

Barbro Anita Inga-Britt Lorentzon (née Gyborn, 21 February 1936 – 15 June 1987) was a Swedish high jumper. She competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and finished in sixth place.[2][3]

Inga-Britt Lorentzon
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Personal information
Born21 February 1936
Västerås, Sweden
Died15 June 1987 (aged 51)
Olofström, Sweden
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)High jump, hurdles
ClubIFK Västerås
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)HJ – 1.75 m
80 mH – 12.2[1]

Lorentzon won Swedish titles in the high jump in 1959 and 1960 and in the pentathlon in 1960. She held the Swedish high jump record and was an elite hurdler. Her daughters Susanne and Annika also became international athletes.[2][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Inga-Britt Gyborn Lorentzon 1936–1987. storagrabbar.se
  2. ^ a b Inga-Britt Lorentzon Archived 29 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Inga-Britt Lorentzon. Swedish Olympic Committee