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Svend Olsen

Full name: Svend Egil Benjamin Olsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: October 17, 1908 in Lodbjerg, Thisted, Nordjylland, Denmark
Died: December 13, 1980 in Hundested, Halsnæs, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: IK99, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Svend Olsen placed second at the 1932 Olympics as a light-heavyweight, and then set three light-heavyweight world records in 1932 – one each in the snatch, clean & jerk, and total. In 1933 he ended his sports career in favor of working in the Circus Miehe.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Denmark DEN 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Final Standings 2 360.0
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Military Press 1T 102.5
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Military Press Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Military Press Lift #2 AC 100.0 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Military Press Lift #3 AC 102.5 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Snatch 2 107.5
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Snatch Lift #1 AC 102.5 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Snatch Lift #2 AC 107.5 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Snatch Lift #3 AC 112.5 x
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Clean & Jerk 1T 150.0
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 142.5 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Weightlifting Denmark DEN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 157.5 x
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