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Roland Nilsson

Full name: Roland Fritz Nilsson
Gender: Male
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: November 26, 1924 in Svanöbruk, Kramfors, Västernorrland, Sweden
Affiliations: F11 IF, Nyköping (SWE) / Westermalms IF, Stockholm (SWE) / Michigan Wolverines, Ann Arbor (USA)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Biography

At the European Championships Roland Nilsson finished fourth in shot put in 1946 as well as in 1954 and fifth in discus throw (1954).

Personal Bests: SP – 17.00 (1953); DT – 54.54 (1954).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's Shot Put Sweden SWE AC QR
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's Shot Put Sweden SWE 5
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's Discus Throw Sweden SWE 7

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round AC 14.360
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round 5 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One 4 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 5 16.08 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three 5 16.33 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Four 5 foul 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Five 5 foul 16.55
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Six NP foul
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round 3 QU 15.81
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 1 3 15.81
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 2 3 15.81 pass
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 3 DNS pass

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round 7 50.06
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One NP foul
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 9 48.90 48.90
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three 7 50.06 50.06
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round 8 QU 47.18
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B 2 47.18
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round 1 2 47.18
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round 2 2 47.18 pass
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Group B Round 3 DNS pass