Folke Alnevik

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Folke Alnevik
Personal information
Born (1919-12-31) 31 December 1919 (age 99)
Arbrå, Sweden
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m
ClubI14 IF, Gävle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)400 m – 48.1 (1947) [1] [2]

Arvid Folke Alnevik (born 31 December 1919) is a former Swedish sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. He had his best results in the 4×400 metre relay, winning bronze medals at the 1946 European Championships and 1948 Summer Olympics. [1] Alnevik was a career military officer and retired with the rank of major. After that he worked as a sports functionary and was a driving force behind promotion of golf in Gävle area. [3] As of the 2018 Winter Olympics he holds the status as the oldest living Olympic medalist. [4]

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