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Erik Almlöf

Full name: Erik Albin Almlöf
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: December 20, 1891 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 18, 1971 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm (SWE) / IFK Gävle, Gävle (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

At the 1912 Olympics Erik Almlöf won a bronze medal in the triple jump to help Sweden sweep the medals. He returned in 1920 to repeat as bronze medalist. In the interim Almlöf travelled the world winning triple jump titles. He was Swedish Champion in 1913-14, was third at the 1914 British AAA Championship, won the 1915-16 Swedish-American Championship, won the 1919 Metropolitan (US) title, and was second at the US Nationals, both indoors and outdoors, in 1916. After the 1920 Olympics, Almlöf placed second to his teammate [Folke Jansson] in the USA-FRA-SWE triangular meet. His last major meet was the 1923 Göteborg Games, at which he placed fourth, after which he retired. Almlöf was a businessman who divided his interests between Sweden and the United States.

Personal Best\: TJ - 14.48 (1922).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Triple Jump Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Triple Jump Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Standings 3 14.17
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round 2 14.10
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One NP foul
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 3 13.85
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three NP 14.10
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round NP QU 14.17
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B 2 14.17
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 5 13.46
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 14.17
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Final Standings 3 14.270
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Final Round 3 14.270
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round 2 QU 14.190
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round One NP 13.920
1920 Summer 28 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round Two NP 14.190
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