Bo Ekelund

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left to right: Bo Ekelund, Richmond Landon, Harold Muller 1920

Bo Ekelund ( Bo Daniel Ekelund ; born July 26, 1894 in Gävle , † April 1, 1983 in Saltsjöbaden ) was a Swedish high jumper .

On September 21, 1919 he set a Swedish record in Copenhagen with 1.93 m.

In 1920 he won the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Antwerp with 1.90 m behind the two Americans Richmond Landon (1.935 m) and Harold Muller (1.90 m).

In 1919 and 1920 he became Swedish champion.

Web links

  • Entry on the website of the Swedish Olympic Committee
  • Bo Ekelund in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )