Full name: Gunnar Wilhelm GÃ¶ransson
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: July 14, 1933 in NorrkÃ¶ping, ÃstergÃ¶tland, Sweden
Died: April 22, 2012 in NorrkÃ¶ping, ÃstergÃ¶tland, Sweden
Affiliations: CK Antilopen, NorrkÃ¶ping (SWE) / DjurgÃ¥rdens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Gunnar GÃ¶ransson placed third in 1956 in the Tour of Austria and the Swedish individual time trial, but could only finish 31st at the Olympics in the road race. He raced as an amateur through 1961, winning the 1957 Tour of Austria, the 1958 Swedish Road Championships, and Swedish titles in the team time trial in 1960-61. Returning to the Olympics in 1960 he helped Sweden to fifth place in the team time trial and then finished 26th in the road race. In 1961 GÃ¶ransson also finished sixth in the Peace Race.
His son Claes was part of the Swedish Olympic team in 1980, but did not participate.
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||Sweden||SWE||31|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Team||Sweden||SWE||5||non-scoring|
|1960 Summer||27||Roma||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||Sweden||SWE||26|
|1960 Summer||27||Roma||Cycling||Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial||Sweden||SWE||5|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Cycling||Sweden||Final Standings||31||at 9:28|
|1960 Summer||27||Roma||Cycling||Sweden||Final Standings||26||at 0:20|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Cycling||Sweden||SWE||Final Standings||5||non-scoring||31|
|1960 Summer||27||Roma||Cycling||Sweden||SWE||Final Standings||5||2-19:36.37|