Rolf Edling

Rolf Erik Sören Edling (born 30 November 1943) is a retired Swedish épée fencer. He competed at the 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympics and won a team gold medal in 1976. His best individual result was fourth place in 1980.[1][2]

Rolf Edling
Rolf Edling 1972.jpg
Rolf Edling in 1972
Personal information
Born (1943-11-30) 30 November 1943 (age 76)
Bombay, India
Height196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight91 kg (201 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
ClubLUGI, Lund

Edling was born in India, where his father was worked for the ASEA company. He then moved to Sweden and started fencing at a boarding school in Sigtuna. Between 1969 and 1978 he won ten medals at the world championships, including five gold medals. In 1973 he was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rolf Edling". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Rolf Edling". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  3. ^ Rolf Edling. Swedish Olympic Committee