Erik Elmsäter

Fritz Erik Elmsäter (7 October 1919 – 9 March 2006) was the first Swedish athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.wikipedia
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List of flag bearers for Sweden at the Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics, he was the flag bearer for Sweden, and finished 56th in the 18 km skiing race and 13th in the Nordic combined.

Summer Olympic Games

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Fritz Erik Elmsäter (7 October 1919 – 9 March 2006) was the first Swedish athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympic Games

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Fritz Erik Elmsäter (7 October 1919 – 9 March 2006) was the first Swedish athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Steeplechase (athletics)

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In 1948 he won a silver medal in the 3000 m steeplechase race, and finished 19th in the 18 km cross-country skiing and 9th in the Nordic combined event.

Nordic combined

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In 1948 he won a silver medal in the 3000 m steeplechase race, and finished 19th in the 18 km cross-country skiing and 9th in the Nordic combined event.

1952 Winter Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics, he was the flag bearer for Sweden, and finished 56th in the 18 km skiing race and 13th in the Nordic combined.

Modern pentathlon

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A multitalented athlete, he played as a football goalkeeper in the 1930s, and competed in modern pentathlon, military relays and gymnastics.

Gymnastics

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A multitalented athlete, he played as a football goalkeeper in the 1930s, and competed in modern pentathlon, military relays and gymnastics.

Sveriges Television

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In the 1960s he worked for the Swedish radio and TV network, and between 1968 and 1985 held various managerial position at the Sveriges Television.

3000 metres steeplechase world record progression

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Another Swede, Erik Elmsäter, was the first to dip under nine minutes, in 1944.

List of athletes who competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games

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He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in the 3000 metre steeplechase and won the bronze medal behind teammates Tore Sjöstrand and Erik Elmsäter.