Eric Lemming

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Birthday
22, 1880
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jun 5, 1930 (50)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1880
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jun 5, 1930 (50)

About

Swedish Olympian who won three gold medals in the Olympics for freestyle javelin and javelin throw, winning in 1908 and 1912.

Before Fame

He won his first gold medal at the 1906 Intercalated Games.

Trivia

He competed in the 1900 Olympics, finishing fourth place in both the high jump and pole vault.

Family Life

He was the son of Milton and Bessie Lemming.

Associated With

He took gold at the 1912 Olympics where Jim Thorpe won both the pentathlon and decathlon.