Karl Åke Nilsson (born 29 April 1945) is a retired Swedish javelin thrower. In 1968 he won the national title and set a national record at 87.76 m, which ranked him #3 in the world and was enough for an Olympic bronze medal. He threw a mere 83.48 m in the 1968 Olympic final and placed sixth.
In which clubs was Åke Nilsson active?
Åke Nilsson was active in Gefle IF, Gävle GIK and Turebergs IF.
How would Åke Nilsson be described?
Åke Nilsson would be described as Swedish athletics competitor.
How tall is Åke Nilsson?
Åke Nilsson is 186 cm tall.
What is Åke Nilsson subject of?
Åke Nilsson is subject of Olympic athletes of Sweden, 1945 births, Athletes (track and field) at the 1968 Summer Olympics, Living people and Swedish male javelin throwers.
Where was Åke Nilsson born?
Åke Nilsson was born in Bollnäs.
What is the gender of Åke Nilsson?
Åke Nilsson is male.