Thure Johansson (wrestler)

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Thure Johansson
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Born11 September 1912
Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
Died12 March 1986 (aged 73)
Arboga, Sweden
Sport Freestyle wrestling
ClubEskilstuna GAK

Thure Emanuel Johansson (11 September 1912 – 12 March 1986) was a Swedish freestyle wrestler who won a bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1948 Summer Olympics. [1] [2]

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  1. Thure Johansson.
  2. Thure Johansson. Swedish Olympic Committee