John Nyman

John Emanuel Nyman (25 April 1908 – 19 October 1977) was a Swedish heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler. He was the national champion in 1935–42 and won silver medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics and 1937 and 1938 European championships.[1] In retirement he worked as a wrestling coach and physical education teacher at his club SAIK.[2]

John Nyman
John Nyman, Berlin 1936.jpg
Nyman at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born25 April 1908
Sundsvall, Sweden
Died19 October 1977 (aged 69)
Sundsvall, Sweden
Sport
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
ClubSAIK, Sundsvall
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1936 Berlin Heavyweight
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1937 Paris +87 kg
Silver medal – second place 1938 Tallinn +87 kg
Silver medal – second place 1939 Oslo +87 kg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Nyman Archived 5 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ John Nyman. Swedish Olympic Committee