Håkan Malmrot

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Håkan Malmrot 1920

Håkan Malmrot (born November 29, 1900 in Örebro , † January 10, 1987 in Karlskrona ) was a Swedish swimmer .

He was the first Swedish swimmer to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. At the Olympic Games in 1920 in Antwerp , he was both the 200m breast and 400m breast Olympic champion . In both races he relegated his compatriot Thor Henning to second place. In 1980 he was inducted into the international swimming sports hall of fame .

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