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Bengt Gustavsson

Full name: Bengt Olov Emanuel Gustavsson
Nickname(s): Julle
Gender: Male
Born: January 13, 1928 in Ringarum, Valdemarsvik, Östergötland, Sweden
Died: February 16, 2017 in Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
Affiliations: IFK Norrköping, Norrköping (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Bengt Gustavsson started playing at the senior level in 1947 with IFK Norrköping, staying with that club through 1955. He later played for Atalanta Bergamo (in Italy) (1956-61) and Åtvidabergs FF (1961-65). Gustavsson played on three Swedish Championship teams, winning titles in 1948, 1952, and 1956. He also played at the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and earned 57 international caps in all during his time on the national team from 1951-63. In 1953 he was named Swedish Player of the Year.

Gustavsson later became a football manager, leading Åtvidabergs FF from 1964-70, and was then the coach of the Swedish youth team in 1971-72. He then coached Östers IF (1973-74), IFK Norrköping (1975-78), Hammarby IF (1979-81), and IK Sleipner (1982-83), before finishing his coaching career as an assistant back with IFK Norrköping in 1985.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Men's Football Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Sweden SWE Final Round Match 3/4 1 1952-08-01 SWE 2, GER 0 0
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1952-07-28 HUN 6, SWE 0 0
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1952-07-23 SWE 3, AUT 1 0
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Sweden SWE Round One Match #7 1 1952-07-21 SWE 4, NOR 1 0
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