Lennart Atterwall

Swedish javelin thrower / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lennart Folke Alfons Atterwall (born Ohlsson, 26 March 1911 – 23 April 2001) was a Swedish javelin thrower. He finished fourth at the 1936 Summer Olympics and won the European title in 1946.[1][3] Atterwall held Swedish titles in the javelin throw (1934–35, 37–41 and 1946), pentathlon (1937) and decathlon (1940).[4]

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Lennart Atterwall
Personal information
Born26 March 1911
Perstorp, Sweden
Died23 April 2001 (aged 90)
Sjöbo, Sweden
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Event(s)Javelin throw, decathlon
ClubIFK Knislinge
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)JT – 75.10 m (1937)
Dec – 6268 (1940)[1][2]
Medal record
Representing Flag_of_Sweden.svg Sweden
European Championships
Gold medal – first place1946 OsloJavelin throw