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RIP Sven Tumba

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RIP Sven Tumba

Postby Mookie4ever » Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:46 pm

Sven Tumba

hockey career
3 time goal scoring champion in Sweden
8 Swedish titles
3 world gold medals
2 Olympic medals
invented the first ever plastic hockey helmet

Soccer career
Won Swedish elite title with Djurgardens
Played for national team

Golf career
Numerous wins and honours.
Founded many golf clubs and tournaments and designed courses. Introduced golf to the USSR and designed the first course opened in that country.

An exceptional athlete, entrepreneur and a philanthropist who dedicated the later years of his life to helping children through sports. He lived a truly great life.
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