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Georg Åberg

Full name: Nils Georg Åberg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: January 20, 1893 in Hellestad, Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Died: August 18, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: IFK Norrköping, Norrköping (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Georg Åberg was a top schoolboy athlete in both the long and triple jump. He improved to world class rapidly and three years later, won a silver in the triple jump and bronze in the long jump at the 1912 Olympics. He competed for another 10 years but never attained such heights again. He was unplaced at the 1914 Baltic Games but did win the long jump at the big Swedish Games in 1916, with a mark of 6.98. He was national long jump champion three times (1912-13, 1915). Åberg later directed his own firm.

Personal Bests\: LJ – 7.18 (1912); TJ - 14.51 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Long Jump Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Triple Jump Sweden SWE 2 Silver

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Standings 3 7.18
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round 1T 7.18
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One 3 6.98
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 2 7.18
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three 3 6.63
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round NP QU 7.04
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A 2 7.04
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 7.04
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 2 6.70
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 6.99

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Standings 2 14.51
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round 3 14.03
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One NP foul
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 2 14.03
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three NP foul
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round NP QU 14.51
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A 1 14.51
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round One 4 13.58
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3 13.90
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 14.51
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