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Svend Engedal

Full name: Svend Robert Husted Engedal
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: June 23, 1928 in [unknown], Unknown, Denmark
Died: November 6, 2001 in Long Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: Danish-American Soccer Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football


Svend Engedal was a goalkeeper who was born in Denmark, but came to the US and received citizenship in September 1955. Engedal graduated from the Danish Naval Academy in 1949. He played for the Danish-American Soccer Club and played on all-star teams in Denmark and California. In addition to playing at the 1956 Olympics, Engedal played for the US national team in two losses against Mexico in 1957. In the US he worked as a salesman at the time of the 1956 Olympics.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Football Men's Football United States USA 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Football United States USA Final Standings 5T 1956-11-23 0 0 0
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Football United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1956-11-28 YUG 9, USA 1 0
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