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Ruth Svedberg

1903 - 2002

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Ruth Augusta Svedberg (14 April 1903 – 27 December 2002) was a Swedish track and field athlete. She competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in the 100 m, 4 × 100 m relay and discus throw events and won a bronze medal in the discus, failing to reach the finals in sprint events. Two years later she won the bronze medal in the triathlon at the third Women's World Games.Svedberg held national records in the discus throw, shot put and triathlon and won the national championships in the long jump (1933), shot put (1933 and 1937), discus (1927, 1929–30, 1932–33 and 1949), javelin throw (1929, 1931 and 1933), triathlon (1929–31, 1933, 1937 and 1938), and in the 4×80 m (1939–41) and 4 × 100 m sprint relays (1943–45 and 1947). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Svedberg has received more than 10,374 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ruth Svedberg is the 790th most popular athlete, the 838th most popular biography from Sweden and the 65th most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Ruth Svedberg ranks 790 out of 3,059Before her are Afanasijs Kuzmins, Carl Bertilsson, Mo Farah, Robert Emmiyan, Erki Nool, and Eino Purje. After her are Maurice Verdonck, Simon Slåttvik, Reidar Liaklev, Sven Fahlman, Bruno Söderström, and Michel Jazy.

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Among people born in 1903, Ruth Svedberg ranks 276Before her are Norman Foster, Vernon Duke, DeHart Hubbard, Hermann Volk, Niní Marshall, and Lilly Scholz. After her are Bernard Leene, Georges de Rham, Grethe Weiser, Marshall Harvey Stone, Kathryn McGuire, and Olavi Paavolainen. Among people deceased in 2002, Ruth Svedberg ranks 257Before her are Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal, Robert L. Forward, John R. Pierce, Willie Davenport, Mustafa Mansour, and Anatoli Bashashkin. After her are Signe Hasso, Jack Kruschen, John Buscema, Kristen Nygaard, Aileen Riggin, and Jonathan Harris.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Ruth Svedberg ranks 838 out of 1,612Before her are Nils Widforss (1880), Peter Forsberg (1973), Marcus Allbäck (1973), Carl Bertilsson (1889), MyAnna Buring (1979), and Jakob Cedergren (1973). After her are Sven Fahlman (1914), Bruno Söderström (1881), Signe Hasso (1915), Sven Utterström (1901), Kurt Pettersén (1916), and Arne Sucksdorff (1917).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, Ruth Svedberg ranks 65Before her are William Petersson (1895), Nils Täpp (1917), Josef Ternström (1888), Folke Alnevik (1919), Anna-Lisa Eriksson (1928), and Carl Bertilsson (1889). After her are Sven Fahlman (1914), Bruno Söderström (1881), Stefan Holm (1976), Vilhelm Carlberg (1880), Britt Strandberg (1934), and Hjalmar Johansson (1874).