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Allan Carlsson

Full name: Allan Ingemar Carlsson
Gender: Male
Born: April 17, 1929 in Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Died: August 25, 1953 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Norrköpings CK, Norrköping (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Allan Carlsson was a top road racer in Sweden. He first came to notice in 1947 when he the Swedish junior title in the time trial. In 1948 he was second in the Swedish road championship, winning that event in 1951 and placing second again in 1952. In 1949 Carlsson was the Swedish champion in the road time trial. During the 1953 Nordic Championships, Carlsson was hit by a truck and was paralyzed. He died two weeks later in Sofiahemmet Hospital in Stockholm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Sweden SWE 21
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Sweden SWE 4

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Cycling Sweden Final Standings 21 at 10:15.7

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Cycling Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 5-16:19.1