Lennart Atterwall

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Lennart Atterwall
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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]

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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  2. Lennart Atterwall. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. Lennart Atterwall. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. Lennart Atterwall 1911–2001 Archived 12 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine . storagrabbar.se