William Petersson

1895 - 1965

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Reinhold William Eugen Petersson (later Björneman, 6 October 1895 – 10 May 1965) was a Swedish athlete. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in the long jump and 4 × 100 m relay and won a gold and a bronze medal, respectively. Petersson won four Swedish long jump titles, in 1918–20 and 1924.In 1918 Petersson graduated from the Schartaus institute of trade and then worked in the banking sector in Germany, France and Britain. In 1928 he became assistant director and then Vice President of J. G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Petersson has received more than 11,856 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. William Petersson is the 470th most popular athlete, the 652nd most popular biography from Sweden and the 26th most popular Swedish Athlete.

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Among athletes, William Petersson ranks 470 out of 3,055Before him are Axel Norling, Harald Grønningen, Gunnar Sköld, Herbert Jamison, Gabriele Reinsch, and Ingrid Kristiansen. After him are Mate Trojanović, Glenn Morris, Ken Carpenter, Michel Jazy, Harry Babcock, and Ole Østmo.

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Among people born in 1895, William Petersson ranks 197Before him are Jan Burgers, Vilho Tuulos, Morris Kirksey, Paavo Johansson, Ben Sharpsteen, and Karel Koželuh. After him are Leo Ornstein, Alfredo Zibechi, Sidney Blackmer, Louis Raymond, Gerald Patterson, and Choudhry Rahmat Ali. Among people deceased in 1965, William Petersson ranks 148Before him are Constance Bennett, Erik Abrahamsson, Marion Jones Farquhar, Albert Gutterson, Eric Backman, and Bill Black. After him are Harry Babcock, Jacques Audiberti, Ethel Thomson Larcombe, Giorgio Zampori, Jeanette MacDonald, and Edgar Barth.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, William Petersson ranks 652 out of 1,296Before him are Otto von Porat (1903), Carl-Erik Holmberg (1906), Axel Norling (1884), Prawitz Öberg (1930), Gunnar Sköld (1894), and Christian von Koenigsegg (1972). After him are Gösta Löfgren (1923), Ulf Andersson (1951), Ragnar Gustavsson (1907), Bengt Berndtsson (1933), Roy Andersson (1949), and Esbjörn Svensson (1964).

Among ATHLETES In Sweden

Among athletes born in Sweden, William Petersson ranks 26Before him are Martin Lundström (1918), Bo Ekelund (1894), Rune Larsson (1924), Erik Abrahamsson (1898), Axel Norling (1884), and Gunnar Sköld (1894). After him are Klas Lestander (1931), Karl Staaf (1881), Magdalena Forsberg (1967), Gunnar Lindström (1896), Patrik Sjöberg (1965), and Anders Gärderud (1946).