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Gustaf Klarén

Full name: Gustaf Vilhelm Klarén
Gender: Male
Born: March 30, 1906 in Fritsla, Mark, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: September 27, 1984 in Borås, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Borås AK, Borås (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Gustaf Klarén’s Olympic bronze medal was his only major international achievement. Originally he was not nominated for the Swedish team for financial reasons, but donations from the citizens of his hometown Borås allowed him to travel to Los Angeles. He later ran a cigar store in Borås.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1932-08-01
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 3 1932-08-03 7
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #1 2 1932-08-03 Pacôme (FRA) decision, Klarén (SWE) 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 2T 1932-08-02 4
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #1 2 1932-08-02 Pihlajamäki (FIN) decision, Klarén (SWE) 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 1T 1932-08-01 1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #1 1 1932-08-01 Klarén (SWE) fall (7:45), Clodfelter (USA) 0
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 2T 1932-08-01 1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #1 1 1932-08-01 Klarén (SWE) decision, Thomas (CAN) 1
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