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Josef Ternström

Full name: Carl Josef Ternström
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: December 4, 1888 in Gävle, Gävleborg, Sweden
Died: May 2, 1953 in Söderala, Söderhamn, Gävleborg, Sweden
Affiliations: Gefle IF, Gävle (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Josef Ternström finished fifth in the individual cross-country race at the 1912 Olympics, helping the Swedish team to win a gold medal in team cross-country by the smallest of margins over the favored Finns, who had to settle for the silver medal. He was the Swedish individual cross-country champion in 1914 and took the individual cross-country silver at the 1915 Swedish championships. With the Gefle IF team, Ternström also won team cross-country silvers in 1914 and 1916 and team cross-country bronzes in 1915 and 1919 at the Swedish championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Individual Sweden SWE 5
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Team Sweden SWE 1 Gold

Men's Cross-Country, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Sweden Final Standings 5 47:07.7

Men's Cross-Country, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP ST
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 10 5 47:07.7
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