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Eivor Olson

Full name: Olga Eivor Beatrice Olson (-Lagman)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 27, 1922 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: November 12, 2016 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Redbergslids IK, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Eivor Olson was a Swedish weight thrower, best known for her efforts in shot put. In addition to her two Olympic appearances, Olson placed fifth in the shot at the 1946 European Championships. She was Swedish champion in the shot put for 14 consecutive years (1943-56), also winning two titles in the javelin (1944-45). In the discus Olson was runner-up five times at the Swedish Nationals.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Women's Shot Put Sweden SWE 11
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Women's Shot Put Sweden SWE 13

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Sweden Final Round 11 11.840
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round NP QU 12.620
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round 13 12.46
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round One 8 12.46
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Two 11 11.28 12.46
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Final Round Round Three 13 12.05 12.46
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round 9 QU 12.70
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 1 12 11.89
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 2 14 11.89 11.89
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Sweden Qualifying Round Round 3 NP 12.70
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