Klas Lestander

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Klas Ivar Vilhelm Lestander (born 18 April 1931) is a Swedish former biathlete who won a gold medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.Lestander started as a cross-country skier, but he was also an experienced hunter, and thus ended up with biathlon. At the 1960 Olympics he placed 15th out of 30 in skiing, but became the first international competitor to ever hit all 20 targets, and hence won the gold medal. His rival Aleksandr Privalov needed to clear three targets out of five at the last post to win the event, but managed only two, and ended up with a bronze medal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klas Lestander has received more than 9,478 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Klas Lestander is the 481st most popular athlete, the 660th most popular biography from Sweden and the 27th most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Klas Lestander ranks 481 out of 3,055Before him are Harry Babcock, Ole Østmo, Akilles Järvinen, Frank Irons, Frank Loomis, and Argentina Menis. After him are James Quinn, Elżbieta Krzesińska, Albert Hill, István Somodi, Alex Wilson, and Nasser Al-Attiyah.

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Among people born in 1931, Klas Lestander ranks 344Before him are Norberto Boggio, Sergio Obeso Rivera, John Houghton, Dean Smith, Konrad Stäheli, and Madeleine Berthod. After him are Olja Ivanjicki, Jorge Edwards, Michael Fisher, Raúl Belén, Roger Planchon, and Dana Wynter.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Klas Lestander ranks 660 out of 1,296Before him are Ulf Andersson (1951), Ragnar Gustavsson (1907), Bengt Berndtsson (1933), Roy Andersson (1949), Esbjörn Svensson (1964), and Johan Theorin (1963). After him are Kee Marcello (1960), Lars Ahlin (1915), Nina Persson (1974), Mari Jungstedt (1962), Jonas Åkerlund (1965), and Gunde Svan (1962).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Klas Lestander ranks 27Before him are Bo Ekelund (1894), Rune Larsson (1924), Erik Abrahamsson (1898), Axel Norling (1884), Gunnar Sköld (1894), and William Petersson (1895). After him are Karl Staaf (1881), Magdalena Forsberg (1967), Gunnar Lindström (1896), Patrik Sjöberg (1965), Anders Gärderud (1946), and Gustaf Lindblom (1891).