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)
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]


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