Folke Alnevik

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Arvid Folke Alnevik (born 31 December 1919) is a former Swedish sprinter.[1] He was born in Arbrå, Sweden. He had his best results in the 4×400 metre relay, winning bronze medals at the 1946 European Championships and 1948 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal in both contests.[2]

Alnevik was a career military officer and retired with the rank of major.[3] As of the 2018 Winter Olympics he holds the status as the oldest living Olympic medalist.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Folke Alnevik. Swedish Olympic Committee.
  2. Folke Alnevik Archived 3 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  3. Folke Alnevik. trackfield.brinkster.net.
  4. "World's oldest Olympic champion dies aged 100". www.insidethegames.biz.