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Owe Nordqvist

Full name: Owe Vilhelm Nordqvist
Gender: Male
Born: September 23, 1927 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 26, 2015 in Katrineholm, Södermanland, Sweden
Affiliations: Fredrikshofs IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Cycling


Owe Nordqvist rode for Fredrikshofs IF in Stockholm, and was on the Swedish team pursuit at the 1952 Olympics. He won multiple national titles in Sweden, mostly on the roads. Nordqvist won Swedish team road titles in 1945-46 and 1953, the team time trial in 1956, and in 1950-51, won both the team road title and the team relay. His individual palmares included winning the Solleröloppet in 1949 and 1951, the 1954 Swedish road championship over 250 km, and Nordqvist won stage two at the 1954 Ronde van Limburg.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Sweden SWE 11 QR

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Cycling Sweden SWE Qualifying Round 11 4:58.2
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