SWIMMER

Arne Borg

1901 - 1987

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Claes Arne Borg (18 August 1901 – 7 November 1987) was a Swedish swimmer. He is best known for breaking 32 world records and winning five Olympic medals in the 1920s. In 1926 Borg won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal, shared with Edvin Wide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arne Borg has received more than 26,823 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Arne Borg is the 7th most popular swimmer (up from 9th in 2019), the 447th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 422nd in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Swimmer.

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Among SWIMMERS

Among swimmers, Arne Borg ranks 7 out of 392Before her are Johnny Weissmuller, Mark Spitz, Duke Kahanamoku, Michael Phelps, Alfréd Hajós, and Gertrude Ederle. After her are Henry Taylor, Don Schollander, Ann Curtis, Roland Matthes, Rie Mastenbroek, and Ethelda Bleibtrey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1901, Arne Borg ranks 149Before her are André Parrot, Ebbe Schwartz, Vilma Bánky, Zeppo Marx, Mária Mednyánszky, and Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo. After her are Frederick Loewe, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Nina Bari, Willy Fritsch, Syama Prasad Mukherjee, and Erich Ollenhauer. Among people deceased in 1987, Arne Borg ranks 124Before her are Victoria Kent, Bengt Strömgren, Tuvia Bielski, Richard Marquand, Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, and Sachchidananda Vatsyayan. After her are Ethel Catherwood, Gilberto Freyre, Ray Bolger, Arkady Raikin, Donn F. Eisele, and Vladimir Basov.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Arne Borg ranks 447 out of 1,296Before her are Lena Nyman (1944), Orvar Bergmark (1930), Sven Tumba (1931), Hasse Ekman (1915), Ralf Edström (1952), and Dead (1969). After her are Gert Fredriksson (1919), Eva Bonnier (1857), Felix Hamrin (1875), Jarl Kulle (1927), Joel Kinnaman (1979), and Axel Ljung (1884).

Among SWIMMERS In Sweden

Among swimmers born in Sweden, Arne Borg ranks 1After her are Greta Johansson (1895), Martha Norelius (1909), Gunnar Larsson (1951), Sarah Sjöström (1993), Therese Alshammar (1977), Lars Frölander (1974), Bengt Baron (1962), Anders Holmertz (1968), Sara Nordenstam (1983), and Jennie Johansson (1988).