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Sweden Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: August 7, 1948

Events for Sweden: 25
Participants for Sweden: 50 (45 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Sweden: Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt (19 years, 242 days)
Oldest Participant for Sweden: Sven Håkansson (38 years, 267 days)
Most Medals for Sweden (Athlete): Rune Larsson (2 medals)

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Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kurt Lundquist 22 Men's 400 metres 4 h4 r2/4
Folke Alnevik 28 Men's 400 metres 6 h1 r2/4
Rune Larsson 24 Men's 400 metres 2 h2 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ingvar Bengtsson 26 Men's 800 metres 5
Olle Ljunggren 27 Men's 800 metres 4 h3 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bertil Albertsson 26 Men's 10,000 metres 3 Bronze
Severt Dennolf 28 Men's 10,000 metres 5

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Håkan Lidman 33 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 6
Börje Rendin 26 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h2 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rune Larsson 24 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 3 Bronze
Alf Westman 27 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 3 h6 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Göran Widenfelt 19 Men's High Jump 9T
Arne Åhman 23 Men's High Jump 21T QR

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gösta Arvidsson 22 Men's Shot Put 5
Roland Nilsson 23 Men's Shot Put AC QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Uno Fransson 20 Men's Discus Throw 10

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bo Ericsson 29 Men's Hammer Throw 6
Einar Söderqvist 26 Men's Hammer Throw 8

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Decathlon

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ann-Britt Leyman 26 Women's 200 metres 4 h5 r1/3

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ann-Britt Leyman 26 Women's Long Jump 3 Bronze

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eivor Olson 25 Women's Shot Put 11

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ingrid Almqvist 20 Women's Javelin Throw 10

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