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Owe Adamson

Full name: Per Owe Adamson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: March 8, 1935 in Mariestad, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Upsala CK, Uppsala (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Father of Anders Adamson.

Biography

Owe Adamson rode as an amateur in Sweden, winning the Swedish Road Championship four times consecutively in 1959-1962. He also placed second in the 1962 Tour de Berlin. Two of Adamson’s sons became successful riders. Anders Adamson rode in the 1980 Olympics and had a brief professional career, while Stefan Adamsson had a long, moderately successful career as a pro rider.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Sweden SWE 73
1960 Summer 25 Roma Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Sweden SWE 5

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 25 Roma Cycling Sweden Final Standings 73 at 11:00

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 25 Roma Cycling Sweden SWE Final Standings 5 2-19:36.37