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Olle Petrusson

Full name: Olov Algot "Olle" Petrusson
Gender: Male
Height: 14-6 (174 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: November 14, 1943 in Nälden, Krokom, Jämtland, Sweden
Affiliations: Tullus SG, Ås, Jämtland (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Olle Petrusson was a member of the Swedish biathlon relay team for three consecutive championships in the 1960s and took bronze medals at the World Championships and Olympics. His World medals came at the first two Biathlon World Championships in 1966 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and in 1967 in Altenberg, and he added a bronze medal in the relay at the 1968 Olympic Winter Games in Grenoble. Petrusson also participated at the 1972 Games in Sapporo, where the Swedish relay team finished fifth. Individually, Petrusson had his best individual result at the 1969 World Championships in Zakopane, when he came in 10th place over 20 km. Until 1975 he participated regularly in World Championships. He later worked as a dairy farmer in his native Nälden.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Sweden SWE 19
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Sweden SWE 42
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Sweden SWE 5

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Sweden Final Standings 19 1-24:31.2 6 1-18:31.2 15 3 18:43 38 0 38:41 22 2 55:00 25 1 1-16:05 18
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon Sweden Final Standings 42 1-28:40.58 12 1-16:40.58 18 2 19:35.53 33 0 36:22.50 15 5 57:44.72 37 5 1-19:51.52 43

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ET ER ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 35:00.0 0 1-44:17.1 3
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon Sweden SWE Final Standings 5 29:32.78 3 57:55.87 5 4 3 3 0 2
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