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Bertil Ahlin

Full name: Nils Bertil Ahlin
Nickname(s): Benet
Gender: Male
Born: March 17, 1927 in Finspång, Östergötland, Sweden
Died: August 6, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: BK Akilles, Norrköping (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Boxing


Bertil Ahlin won seven Swedish amateur titles between 1946 and 1953. The first three were won in the bantamweight division, the next three at featherweight and the final one, in 1953, was in the lightweight division. Following his silver medal in the 1947 European Championships and an impressive run of international victories Ahlin was considered as a medal possibility for the 1948 Olympic Games but performed below expectations and lost his opening bout.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Boxing Men's Bantamweight Sweden SWE 17T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1948 Summer 21 London Boxing Sweden SWE Round One Match #5 2 1948-08-07 Rivera (PER) , Ahlin (SWE)
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