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Bertil von Wachenfeldt

Full name: Johan Bertil Karl von Wachenfeldt
Nickname(s): Wachen
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: March 4, 1909 in Storvik, Sandviken, Gävleborg, Sweden
Died: September 30, 1995 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: IF Thor, Uppsala (SWE) / IK Göta, Bromma (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bertil von Wachenfeldt had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 400 metres, 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 4×400 metres Relay (with Sven Strömberg and the non-Olympians Pelle Pihl and Gustaf Eriksson), 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 4×400 metres Relay (with the non-Olympians Lars Nilsson, Carl Hendrik Gustafsson and Börje Thomasson). In the 1938 European Championships 400 metres von Wachenfeldt finished sixth.

Personal Best: 400 – 47.8 (1937)

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Sweden SWE 4
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Sweden SWE 4 h2 r2/4
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Sweden SWE 5

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Sweden Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 48.5 48,57
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Sweden Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 49.0

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ST T(H)
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden SWE Final 4 3:15.8 49.4
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Athletics Sweden SWE Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:21.2
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Sweden SWE Final 5 47,5 3:13.0
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Sweden SWE Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:14.6
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