Sweden at the 1960 Winter Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Sweden at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Squaw Valley
Competitors47 (41 men, 6 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearerEinar Granath, ice hockey
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
7
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Klas Lestander Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Gold Sixten Jernberg Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
  Gold Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 x 5 km relay
  Silver Sixten Jernberg Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
  Silver Rolf Rämgård Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
  Bronze Rolf Rämgård Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km
  Bronze Kjell Bäckman Speed skating Men's 10,000m

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Missed targets Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Adolf Wiklund 1'30:07.8 12 1'54:07.8 19
Sven Agge 1'30:21.7 9 1'48:21.7 16
Tage Lundin 1'33:56.3 6 1'45:56.3 12
Klas Lestander 1'33:21.6 0 1'33:21.6  
1 Two minutes added per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Per-Erik Larsson 53:49.8 17
Rolf Rämgård 52:47.3 8
Janne Stefansson 52:41.0 7
Sixten Jernberg 51:58.6  
30 km Allan Andersson 1'57:09.9 13
Lennart Larsson 1'53:53.2 5
Rolf Rämgård 1'51:16.9  
Sixten Jernberg 1'51:03.9  
50 km Assar Rönnlund 3'09:46.6 12
Sixten Jernberg 3'05:18.0 5
Lennart Larsson 3'03:27.9 4
Rolf Rämgård 3'02:46.7  
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Lars Olsson
Janne Stefansson
Lennart Larsson
Sixten Jernberg
2'21:31.8 4
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km Britt Strandberg 42:06.8 10
Irma Johansson 41:08.3 8
Barbro Martinsson 41:06.2 7
Sonja Ruthström-Edström 40:35.5 5
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Irma Johansson
Britt Strandberg
Sonja Ruthström-Edström
1'04:21.4  

Ice hockeyEdit

Group AEdit

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group advanced to the final round and played for 1st-6th places, other teams played in the consolation round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   Canada 2 2 0 0 24 3 4
2   Sweden 2 1 1 0 21 5 2
3   Japan 2 0 2 0 1 38 0
  • Canada 5–2 Sweden
  • Sweden 19–0 Japan

Final roundEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   United States 5 5 0 0 29 11 10
2   Canada 5 4 1 0 31 12 8
3   Soviet Union 5 2 2 1 24 19 5
4   Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 0 21 23 4
5   Sweden 5 1 3 1 19 19 3
6   Germany 5 0 5 0 5 45 0
  • USA 6–3 Sweden
  • USSR 2–2 Sweden
  • Czechoslovakia 3–1 Sweden
  • Canada 6–5 Sweden
  • Sweden 8–2 Germany (UTG)

Leading scorersEdit

Rk Team GP G A Pts
5th   Lars Lundvall 7 8 4 12
7th   Nisse Nilsson 7 7 5 12
12th   Ronald Pettersson 7 4 8 12
Contestants
Anders Andersson
Lars Björn
Gert Blomé
Sigurd Bröms
Einar Granath
Sven Johansson
Bengt Lindqvist
Lars-Eric Lundvall
Nils Nilsson
Bert-Ola Nordlander
Carl-Göran Öberg
Ronald Pettersson
Ulf Sterner
Roland Stoltz
Hans Svedberg
Kjell Svensson
Sune Wretling

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (three jumps, best two counted and shown here)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Lars Dahlqvist Individual 59.5 63.5 201.5 20 59:46.0 235.032 7 436.532 8
Bengt Eriksson 63.5 64.0 213.0 8 1'03:27.9 220.710 19 433.710 10

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Inge Lindqvist Normal hill 79.5 90.4 36 79.0 99.7 26 190.1 29
Kjell Sjöberg 78.5 94.1 31 46.0 fall 33.8 45 127.9 45
Bengt Eriksson 83.5 99.6 23 78.0 102.4 18 202.0 19
Rolf Strandberg 86.5 100.0 20 81.0 104.8 11 204.8 18

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Gunnar Sjölin 43.4 33
Olle Dahlberg 43.1 30
Per-Olof Brogren 42.7 26
Hans Wilhelmsson 40.5 4
1500 m Bo Karenus 2:21.1 28
Olle Dahlberg 2:18.3 18
Gunnar Sjölin 2:16.5 15
Per-Olof Brogren 2:13.1 5
5000 m Olle Dahlberg 8:17.0 13
Kjell Bäckman 8:16.0 12
Ivar Nilsson 8:09.1 7
10,000 m Olle Dahlberg 16:34.6 7
Ivar Nilsson 16:26.0 4
Kjell Bäckman 16:14.2  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Elsa Einarsson DNF
Christina Lindblom-Scherling 48.7 15
1000 m Elsa Einarsson 1:38.0 12
Christina Lindblom-Scherling 1:37.5 11
1500 m Elsa Einarsson 2:32.9 9
Christina Lindblom-Scherling 2:31.5 7
3000 m Elsa Einarsson 5:32.2 11
Christina Lindblom-Scherling 5:25.5 5

ReferencesEdit