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Bo Ekelund

1894 - 1983

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Bo Daniel Ekelund (26 July 1894 – 1 April 1983) was a Swedish high jumper who won a bronze medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Ekelund was a top Scandinavian high jumper in the late 1910s. He won the Swedish Games with a jump of 1.85 m in 1916, the Scandinavian triangular meet in 1919, and Swedish national titles in 1919 and 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bo Ekelund has received more than 8,333 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bo Ekelund is the 864th most popular athlete (down from 407th in 2019), the 871st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 624th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Bo Ekelund ranks 864 out of 3,059Before him are Pavel Lednyov, Mate Trojanović, Paola Pigni, Giovanni Scatturin, Mildred McDaniel, and Giuliano Nostini. After him are Oswald Zappelli, Rolf Danneberg, Dave Wottle, Galina Gorokhova, Paul Tergat, and Sotirios Versis.

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Among people born in 1894, Bo Ekelund ranks 214Before him are Georgy Ivanov, Agnes von Krusenstjerna, Viktor Vinogradov, Jean Gachet, Oliver Leese, and Ben Nicholson. After him are Roger Vercel, Alfred Romer, Lois Wilson, Walter Byron, ZaSu Pitts, and Norman Kerry. Among people deceased in 1983, Bo Ekelund ranks 202Before him are Paolo Pedretti, Paul Fix, Ernest Libérati, Odd Lundberg, Slim Pickens, and Giuliano Nostini. After him are Alexia Bryn, Momčilo Đokić, Joseph Ruttenberg, Hal Brown, Claude Papi, and Walter Slezak.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Bo Ekelund ranks 871 out of 1,612Before him are Stefan Olsdal (1974), Erik Lindahl (1891), Per-Erik Hedlund (1897), Nick Bostrom (1973), Kim Källström (1982), and Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist (1944). After him are Axel Sjöblom (1882), Lasse Holm (1943), Östen Warnerbring (1934), Axel Janse (1888), Birger Rosengren (1917), and Nils Rosén (1902).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Bo Ekelund ranks 73Before him are Bruno Söderström (1881), Stefan Holm (1976), Vilhelm Carlberg (1880), Britt Strandberg (1934), Hjalmar Johansson (1874), and Per-Erik Hedlund (1897). After him are Erik Elmsäter (1919), Erik Svensson (1903), Göte Hagström (1918), Ingemar Hedberg (1920), Sven-Åke Lundbäck (1948), and Lennart Strand (1921).