Kjell Bäckman

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Kjell Hilding "Tjalle" Bäckman (21 February 1934 – 9 January 2019) was a Swedish speed skater. He competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in the 5000 m and 10000 m events. He won a bronze medal in the 10000 m; all three medalists of that event broke the previous world record. He won four long-distance titles: in the 5000 m (1959, 1961) and 10000 m (1959, 1960).[1][2]

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  1. Kjell Bäckman. sports-reference.com
  2. Kjell Bäckman. Swedish Olympic Committee