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Ragnar Svensson

Full name: Ragnar Ossian Svensson
Other name(s): Swensson
Gender: Male
Born: December 31, 1882 in Torslanda, Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: June 5, 1959 in Öckerö, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: GKSS, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Ragnar Svensson studied at the Chalmers Technical School in Göteborg and the Royal Art Academy in Stockholm 1899-07. He subsequently worked as assistant to Hans Hedlund and Arvid Bjerke in Göteborg and eventually became Bjerke’s companion from 1911-22. In addition, Svensson taught drawing at the Slöjdföreningen School (Handicraft Association). From 1922 he practiced as an independent architect in Göteborg. Svensson designed a number of public buildings, mostly schools, and, as a member of the architectural group ARES, the Art Museum and Gallery Götaplatsen.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 37 Antwerpen Sailing Mixed 40 metres² Elsie SWE 2 Silver

Mixed 40 metres²

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS
1920 Summer 37 Antwerpen Sailing Elsie SWE Final Standings 1920-07-07 6
1920 Summer 37 Antwerpen Sailing Elsie SWE Race One 1920-07-07
1920 Summer 37 Antwerpen Sailing Elsie SWE Race Two 1920-07-08
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