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Åke Lassas

Full name: Erik Åke Lassas
Gender: Male
Born: August 21, 1924 in Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden
Died: April 16, 2009 in Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden
Affiliations: Leksands IF, Leksand (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Åke Lassas played his entire career from 1948-63 with Leksands IF. He never won a Swedish title with them, but was a runner-up in 1959 and was awarded the inaugural Goldpucken award as the best player of the year at the Swedish Championships. Lassas was capped 81 times with the Swedish national team between 1948-59, scoring four goals. He won an Olympic bronze in 1952, won a World Championships silver in 1951, and bronze in 1954. He was also European Champion in 1951 and 1952, while taking silvers in 1949, 1954 and 1956 and bronze at the 1950 and 1955 European Championships. Lassas also played football and bandy at the Swedish Championships. He was awarded the Stora Grabbars Märke (Big Boys’ Badge) #41 in ice hockey, a Swedish sports honorary award created in 1928 by Bo Ekelund. After finishing his sporting career, Lassas worked as a coach with Mora IK, Orsa IF and Leksands IF.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 27 Oslo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Sweden SWE 4

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1952 Winter 27 Oslo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1952-02-15 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 1956-01-26 1 1 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Round Match #1 2 1956-01-30 URS 4, SWE 1 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Round Match #8 2 1956-02-02 USA 6, SWE 1 0 1 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Round Match #11 2 1956-02-03 CAN 6, SWE 2 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Round Match #6 1 1956-01-31 SWE 5, TCH 0 0 0 2
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Final Round Match #15 1T 1956-02-04 SWE 1, GER 1 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Group C Match #1 2 1956-01-27 URS 5, SWE 1 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Sweden SWE Group C Match #2 1 1956-01-28 SWE 6, SUI 5 1 0 0