Rune Larsson

1924 - 2016

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Karl Rune Larsson (17 June 1924 – 17 September 2016) was a Swedish sprinter and hurdler who specialized in 400 m events. He competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics and won two bronze medals in 1948: in the 400 m hurdles and 4 × 400 m relay. He also won bronze medals in the same events at the European championships of 1946 and 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rune Larsson has received more than 10,463 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Rune Larsson is the 430th most popular athlete, the 632nd most popular biography from Sweden and the 22nd most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Rune Larsson ranks 430 out of 3,055Before him are Birgit Fischer, Edwin Flack, Morris Kirksey, Ivanka Khristova, Aleksandr Baryshnikov, and Eero Lehtonen. After him are Ulf Timmermann, Frank Shorter, Marc Wright, Pino Dordoni, Anne-Marie Colchen, and Étienne Desmarteau.

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Among people born in 1924, Rune Larsson ranks 289Before him are Billy Barty, Antonio Creus, Priscilla Pointer, Lennart Samuelsson, Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, and Slim Harpo. After him are Zsuzsa Körmöczy, Olga Gyarmati, César Lattes, Mark Lenard, Armand Gatti, and Friedrich L. Bauer. Among people deceased in 2016, Rune Larsson ranks 308Before him are Alice Drummond, Luis Alberto Monge, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, Pen Sovan, Fritz Stern, and Sándor Tarics. After him are Pauline Oliveros, Heinrich Schiff, Jiří Tichý, Pierre Tchernia, Anton Yelchin, and Tina Anselmi.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Rune Larsson ranks 632 out of 1,296Before him are Elisabeth Andreassen (1958), Per Olof Sundman (1922), Conny Andersson (1939), Måns Zelmerlöw (1986), Günther (1967), and Frank Heller (1886). After him are Jens Johansson (1963), Kiki Håkansson (1929), Kent Karlsson (1945), Pia Sundhage (1960), Robin Söderling (1984), and Per Ahlmark (1939).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Rune Larsson ranks 22Before him are Adolf Wiklund (1921), Sven Thofelt (1904), Gunder Hägg (1918), Inga Gentzel (1908), Martin Lundström (1918), and Bo Ekelund (1894). After him are Erik Abrahamsson (1898), Axel Norling (1884), Gunnar Sköld (1894), William Petersson (1895), Klas Lestander (1931), and Karl Staaf (1881).