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Ivar Aronsson

Full name: Ivar Mauritz Aronsson
Gender: Male
Born: March 24, 1928 in Romelanda, Kungälv, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: February 6, 2017 in Kungälv, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Roddklubben Three Towns, (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ivar Aronsson rowed for RK Three Towns and the Kungälvs Rowing Club. He competed in two events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, winning a silver medal in the coxed fours, and placing fourth in the eight. Aronsson won two silver medals at the European Championships, and added a gold at the Nordic Championships. He continued to row competitively as he got older, winning four golds in the Veterans’ World Cup. Aronsson won 13 Swedish titles in his career.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Sweden SWE 2 Silver
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Sweden SWE 4

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Final Round 7:22.4
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Heat Two 8:01.8
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Round One Heat Two 6:57.9

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Final Round 6:48.1
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:08.4
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Rowing Sweden SWE Round One Heat Three 6:06.4
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