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Gunnar Larsson

1951 - Today

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Karl Gunnar Larsson (born 12 May 1951) is a former swimmer from Sweden. He won the 400 metre individual medley event at the 1972 Summer Olympics by two one-thousandths (0.002) of a second over American Tim McKee, breaking the Olympic record. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gunnar Larsson has received more than 3,918 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gunnar Larsson is the 82nd most popular swimmer (down from 64th in 2019), the 1,032nd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 823rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swedish Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Gunnar Larsson ranks 82 out of 392Before him are Joan Harrison, Krisztina Egerszegi, Wally Ris, Felipe Muñoz, Anthony Nesty, and Fanny Durack. After him are Andrea Pollack, Jim Montgomery, Adolph Kiefer, László Cseh, Eleanor Garatti, and Allen Stack.

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Among people born in 1951, Gunnar Larsson ranks 517Before him are Terry McDermott, Arsène Auguste, Johanna Wanka, Felipe Muñoz, Jared Taylor, and André Nzapayeké. After him are Juan Carlos Oblitas, José Vélez, Žarko Varajić, Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré, Fred Schneider, and Larry Black.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gunnar Larsson ranks 1,032 out of 1,612Before him are Tomas Svensson (1968), Alexander Isak (1999), Knut Torell (1885), Annika Sörenstam (1970), Lena Philipsson (1966), and Thomas Enqvist (1974). After him are Sonja Åkesson (1926), José González (1978), Tomas Johansson (1962), Jesper Blomqvist (1974), Nina Stemme (1963), and Frank Andersson (1956).

Among SWIMMERS In Sweden

Among swimmers born in Sweden, Gunnar Larsson ranks 4Before him are Arne Borg (1901), Greta Johansson (1895), and Martha Norelius (1909). After him are Sarah Sjöström (1993), Therese Alshammar (1977), Lars Frölander (1974), Bengt Baron (1962), Anders Holmertz (1968), Jennie Johansson (1988), Anna-Karin Kammerling (1980), and Sara Nordenstam (1983).