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Sweden Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Started: July 29, 1928
Date Finished: August 5, 1928

Events for Sweden: 21
Participants for Sweden: 29 (23 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Sweden: Maud Sundberg (16 years, 222 days)
Oldest Participant for Sweden: Carl Johan Lind (45 years, 66 days)
Most Medals for Sweden (Athlete): Edvin Wide (2 medals)

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Björn Kugelberg 23 Men's 200 metres 6 h2 r3/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erik Byléhn 30 Men's 800 metres 2 Silver

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Edvin Wide 32 Men's 1,500 metres 3 h5 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gustav Kinn 32 Men's Marathon 25
Axel Elofs 24 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Herbert Adolfsson 21 Men's High Jump 11T

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Henry Lindblad 22 Men's Pole Vault 7

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eric Svensson 24 Men's Long Jump 8 QR
Olle Hallberg 24 Men's Long Jump 10 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ossian Skiöld 38 Men's Hammer Throw 2 Silver
Carl Johan Lind 44 Men's Hammer Throw 14 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erik Lundqvist 19 Men's Javelin Throw 1 Gold
Gunnar Lindström 32 Men's Javelin Throw 14 QR

Men's Decathlon

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Maud Sundberg 16 Women's 100 metres 6 h2 r2/3
Ruth Svedberg 25 Women's 100 metres 4 h2 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Inga Gentzel 20 Women's 800 metres 3 Bronze
Emy Pettersson 19 Women's 800 metres 8 h2 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ruth Svedberg 25 Women's Discus Throw 3 Bronze

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