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Gunnar Göransson

Full name: Gunnar Wilhelm Göransson
Gender: Male
Height: 14-6 (174 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: July 14, 1933 in Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Died: April 22, 2012 in Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Affiliations: CK Antilopen, Norrköping (SWE) / Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Gunnar Göransson placed third in 1956 in the Tour of Austria and the Swedish individual time trial, but could only finish 31st at the Olympics in the road race. He raced as an amateur through 1961, winning the 1957 Tour of Austria, the 1958 Swedish Road Championships, and Swedish titles in the team time trial in 1960-61. Returning to the Olympics in 1960 he helped Sweden to fifth place in the team time trial and then finished 26th in the road race. In 1961 Göransson also finished sixth in the Peace Race.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Sweden SWE 31
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Sweden SWE 5 non-scoring
1960 Summer 27 Roma Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Sweden SWE 26
1960 Summer 27 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 M T
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Sweden Final Standings 31 at 9:28
1960 Summer 27 Roma Cycling Sweden Final Standings 26 at 0:20

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Sweden SWE Final Standings 5 non-scoring 31

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 27 Roma Cycling Sweden SWE Final Standings 5 2-19:36.37
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