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Thorild Olsson (26 November 1886 – 20 March 1934) was a Swedish runner who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He helped the Swedish 3000 m relay team in finishing second, but did not receive a medal as only the three best runners from a team were counted, while he was fourth. He failed to reach the final of the individual 5000 m event.[2][3]

Thorild Olsson
Thorild Olsson SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born26 November 1886
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died20 March 1934 (aged 48)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)1500–5000 m
ClubÖrgryte IS
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)1500 m – 4:07.14 (1911)
5000 m – 15:25.2 (1912)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thorild Olsson. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Thorild Olsson. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Thorild Olsson. Swedish Olympic Committee