Torsten Kumfeldt

Karl Torsten Kumfeldt (4 January 1886 – 2 May 1966) was a Swedish water polo goalkeeper and breaststroke swimmer.[1] He competed in water polo at the 1908, 1912 and 1920 Summer Olympics and won one silver and two bronze medals. In 1908 he also took part in the 200 m breaststroke event.[2][3]

Torsten Kumfeldt
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Personal information
Born4 January 1886
Örebro, Sweden
Died2 May 1966 (aged 80)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport
SportWater polo
ClubStockholms KK

BiographyEdit

Kumfeldt won seven national water polo titles with his club Stockholm KK. Between 1910 and 1912 he was secretary of the Swedish Swimming Federation, and spent much effort on preparing swimming venues for the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Torsten Kumfeldt". Olympedia. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  2. ^ Torsten Kumfeldt. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ a b Torsten Kumfeldt. Swedish Olympic Committee

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