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6 Apr 1902 Visby, Sweden
Female
Jane Gylling was Sweden's fastest female freestyle swimmer shortly after World War I. She won the national 100 metre freestyle title in 1918-19, succeeding Emmy Machnow. Gylling was active from 1914-24. She was also one of the founders of Göteborg’s Najaden Swimming Club. After her active career Gylling worked as swimming instructor.

Jane Gylling was Sweden's fastest female freestyle swimmer shortly after World War I. She won the national 100 metre freestyle title in 1918-19, succeeding Emmy Machnow. Gylling was active from 1914-24. She was also one of the founders of Göteborg’s Najaden Swimming Club. After her active career Gylling worked as swimming instructor.

Jane in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal: Bronze medal:1
  • Paris
    Paris 1924
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Paris
    Paris 1924
    • 4 h3 r1/3
      Swimming
      400 metres Freestyle
  • Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    • 6
      Swimming
      100 metres Freestyle
    • 6
      Swimming
      300 metres Freestyle
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay

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