You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Lennart Klingström

Lennart Klingström

Full name: Lennart Klas Valdemar Klingström
Gender: Male
Born: April 18, 1916 in Österåker, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: July 5, 1994 in Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Brunnsvikens Kanotklubb, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Lennart Klingström had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1948 K1 4×500 m (with Lars Glassér, Gert Fredriksson, and the non-Olympian Lars Helsvik), 1st 1948 K4 1000 m (with Hans Berglund, Gunnar Åkerlund, and Hans Wetterström), 1st 1950 K1 4×500 m (with Lars Glassér, Ingemar Hedberg, and Gert Fredriksson), 2nd 1950 K1 500 m.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 32 London Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Sweden SWE 1 Gold

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1948 Summer 32 London Canoeing Sweden SWE Hans Berglund Final Round 1948-08-12 4:07.3
1948 Summer 32 London Canoeing Sweden SWE Hans Berglund Round One Heat Two 1948-08-12