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Waldemar Karlsson

Full name: Henning Waldemar Karlsson (-Carlson-)
Nickname(s): Wallie
Gender: Male
Born: May 20, 1897 in Häverö, Norrtälje, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 21, 1978 in Hallstavik, Norrtälje, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Svenska Gymnastikklubben Posse, Boston (USA)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics


Waldemar Karlsson was only known as "Waldemar Carlson" while living in the United States. His brother Fritz Carlson won the Boston marathon in 1913.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-55:22 (1922).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 26 Paris Athletics Men's Marathon Sweden SWE 21

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 26 Paris Athletics Sweden Final Standings 21 3-14:21.4
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