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Nils Sandström

Full name: Nils Gottfrid Sandström
Gender: Male
Born: August 9, 1893 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: June 17, 1973 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: SoIK Hellas, Nacka (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Nils Sandström was one of the best sprinters in Sweden just after World War I. He was 1919-20 Swedish Champion in the 100, and was also a four-time national champion in the 4 x 100 (1919-21, 1923) and 4 x 400 (1919-22). Sandström held the Swedish record for the 200 from 1917-20 but never won a national title at that distance. Between 1917-25 he earned 23 medals at the Swedish Championships.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.7 (1921); 200 – 22.2 (1922).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 100 metres Sweden SWE 5 h4 r1/4
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 200 metres Sweden SWE 4 h3 r2/4
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Round One Heat Four 5

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Quarter-Finals Heat Three 4 23.3est 2 m. bh3
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 23.6est 3 m. bh1

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden SWE Final 3 42.8est 2 m. bh2
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Sweden SWE Round One Heat Three 1 QU 43.4
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