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Helge Jansson

Full name: Helge Alexander Jansson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: June 1, 1904 in Eksjö, Jönköping, Sweden
Died: October 17, 1989 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Eksjö GIK, Eksjö (SWE) / Göteborgs Polismäns IF, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Although a top high jumper, Helge Jansson concentrated on the decathlon from an early age. He was second at the 1924 Swedish Nationals and soon broke the Swedish record. He would place second three more times at the nationals, finally becoming Swedish Champion in 1928 and 1930. Jansson competed twice at the Olympics, in the decathlon in 1924-28 and the high jump in 1924. His career was as a detective sergeant.

Personal Bests\: HJ – 1.88 (1924); Dec – 6253 (1930).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Men's High Jump Sweden SWE 6
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Men's Decathlon Sweden SWE 7
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Decathlon Sweden SWE 6

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Final Standings 6 1.85
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Final Round 6 1.85
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.83
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group C 1T 1.83

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1912BT) P(1985T) T D H
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Final Standings 7 6,656.1600 5.633
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 100 metres 8T 762.0 683 11.6
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 100 metres Heat One 2 762.0 683 11.6
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Long jump 16 686.400 657 6.320
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Shot put 5 688.0 620 12.220
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden High jump 3 860 653 1.83
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 400 metres 15T 774.40 626 54.2
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 400 metres Heat Nine 2 774.40 626 54.2
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 110 metre hurdles 15T 734 520 17.8
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 110 metre hurdles Heat Three 3 734 520 17.8
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Discus throw 14 501.06 506 32.080
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Pole vault 13T 541.0 381 3.10
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden Javelin throw 6 620.5000 547 47.200
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 1,500 metres 21 488.8 440 5:22.0
1924 Summer 19 Paris Athletics Sweden 1,500 metres Heat One 4 488.8 440 5:22.0
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Final Standings 6 7,286.285 6.111
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden 100 metres 4T 809.6 723 11.4
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden 100 metres Heat Three 1 809.6 723 11.4
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Long jump 6T 816.25 778 6.85
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Shot put 3 825 703 13.59
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden High jump 1T 916 687 1.87
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden 400 metres 14T 812 667 53.2
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden 110 metre hurdles 8T 848 641 16.6
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Discus throw 8 681.56 600 36.83
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Pole vault 5T 649 431 3.30
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden Javelin throw 22 470.075 467 41.73
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden 1,500 metres 22 458.8 414 5:27.0
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