Eric Lemming

1880 - 1930

Eric Lemming

Eric Otto Valdemar Lemming (22 February 1880 – 5 June 1930) was a Swedish track and field athlete who competed at the 1900, 1906, 1908 and 1912 Olympics in a wide variety of events, which mostly involved throwing and jumping. He had his best results in the javelin throw, which he won at the 1906–1912 Games, and in which he set multiple world records between 1899 and 1912. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Lemming has received more than 19,787 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 48th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Eric Lemming ranks 51 out of 2,090Before him are Ville Ritola, Fritz Hofmann, Robert Garrett, Lasse Virén, Gustav Flatow, and Ibolya Csák. After him are Florence Griffith Joyner, Archie Hahn, Irving Baxter, Stefka Kostadinova, Valeriy Brumel, and Hans Woellke.

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Among people born in 1880, Eric Lemming ranks 62Before him are Robert Stolz, Vasily Degtyaryov, Mikhail Tomsky, Abram Ioffe, Mitsumasa Yonai, and Yōsuke Matsuoka. After him are Adrian Carton de Wiart, Archie Hahn, Hermann von Keyserling, Georg von Trapp, Ivar Kreuger, and Leonard Woolley. Among people deceased in 1930, Eric Lemming ranks 40Before him are Luigi Facta, Vasily Bartold, Eduard Meyer, Jeppe Aakjær, Vladimir Arsenyev, and Eugen Goldstein. After him are Lon Chaney, Paul Émile Appell, Richard Wilhelm, Theodor Nöldeke, Frank P. Ramsey, and Riccardo Drigo.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Eric Lemming ranks 281 out of 935Before him are Eva Dahlbeck (1920), Sixten Jernberg (1929), Siw Malmkvist (1936), Estrid of the Obotrites (979), Johan August Brinell (1849), and Bo Widerberg (1930). After him are Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland (1827), Ludvig Nobel (1831), Prince August, Duke of Dalarna (1831), Jo Bonnier (1930), Björn Waldegård (1943), and Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Eric Lemming ranks 2Before him are Oscar Swahn (1847). After him are Erik Lundqvist (1908), Henrik Sjöberg (1875), Gert Fredriksson (1919), Tore Sjöstrand (1921), August Nilsson (1872), Gustaf Söderström (1865), Gunder Hägg (1918), John Ljunggren (1919), Gunnar Lindström (1896), and Gustaf Lindblom (1891).

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