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Törner Åhsman

Full name: Gustav Edgar Törner Åhsman
Gender: Male
Born: July 30, 1931 in Kungshamn, Sotenäs, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: October 30, 2016 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Landala AK, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Boxing


Törner Åhsman lost in the second round of heavyweight boxing at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. He turned professional after the Olympics, fighting as a pro from May 1957 through June 1962. Åhsman fought mostly in Sweden, with one bout each in Denmark and Germany. He won his first seven bouts, but then lost three of his last seven, eventually retiring with a professional record of 11 wins (5 by KO), 3 losses, and 2 draws. He never fought for any major titles.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing Men's Heavyweight Sweden SWE 5T

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1956-11-29 Mukhin (URS) , Åhsman (SWE)
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing Sweden SWE Round One Match #7 1 1956-11-24 Åhsman (SWE) , Sharkey (IRL) knock-out 3
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