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Göte Almqvist

Full name: Göte Augustin Almqvist
Gender: Male
Born: June 25, 1921 in Skellefteå, Västerbotten, Sweden
Died: December 21, 1994 in Skellefteå, Västerbotten, Sweden
Affiliations: Skellefteå AIK, Skellefteå (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

A defender, Göte Almqvist played his entire career from 1949-60 with Skellefteå AIK, but never won a Swedish title with them. Almqvist was capped 52 times with the Swedish national team between 1952-54. He won Olympic bronze in 1952 and was World Champion in 1953, while taking bronze at the 1954 World Championships. He also won European titles in 1952 and 1953, and silver at the 1954 European Championships. After finishing his sporting career, Almqvist worked as a coach with Skellefteå AIK. He was awarded the Stora Grabbars Märke (Big Boys’ Badge) #46 in ice hockey, a Swedish sports honorary award created in 1928 by Bo Ekelund.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1952-02-15 1 0 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Play-offs Match 3/4 1 1952-02-25 SWE 5, TCH 3
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #2 1 1952-02-15 SWE 9, FIN 2 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #9 1 1952-02-17 SWE 4, NOR 2 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #16 1 1952-02-18 SWE 7, GER 3 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #21 1 1952-02-21 SWE 4, USA 2 0 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #28 2 1952-02-22 CAN 3, SWE 2 0 0 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #29 1 1952-02-23 SWE 5, SUI 2 0
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #33 2 1952-02-24 TCH 4, SWE 0 0