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Erik Ågren

Full name: Erik Alfred Ågren
Nickname(s): Jerka
Gender: Male
Born: January 3, 1916 in Ytterselö, Strängnäs, Södermanland, Sweden
Died: July 3, 1985 in Hägersten, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Narva BK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Erik Ågren came from a boxing family. His three brothers were all boxers: Carl won a European pro title, Oscar and Ture were both Swedish champions. Oscar also finished third in the 1937 European Championships welterweight and 1939 European Championships middleweight. Erik was Sweden’s best amateur boxer between 1936 and 1941. He won four national titles, took an Olympic bronze medal, and lost the final of the 1939 European Championships in the welterweight division. In the 1937 European Championships lightweight he was eliminated in the quarter-finals. He remained faithful to his Narva club in various functions, including coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Men's Lightweight Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Sweden SWE Final Round Match 3/4 1 1936-08-15 Ågren (SWE) walkover
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1936-08-14 Stepulov (EST) , Ågren (SWE)
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1936-08-13 Ågren (SWE) , Scrivani (USA) decision
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Sweden SWE Round Two Match #7 1 1936-08-12 Ågren (SWE) , Facchin (ITA) decision
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Sweden SWE Round One Match #15 1 1936-08-11 Ågren (SWE) , Delgado (MEX) decision