John Ljunggren exhibit

Address: Kyrktorget 1, 331 31 Värnamo Show map

Address: Kyrktorget 1, 331 31 Värnamo

John Ljunggren, active in Värnamo Gångklubb, was one of the foremost long distance walking athletics during the years 1946-1964 and had six world records, olympic gold, silver and bronze medals and gold and silver medals in the European championships.

He took part in a total of five Olympic games, which resulted in 3 Olympic medals.

Parts of his prize collection is now available as an exhibit in the lobby of the city hall in Värnamo.

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About this activity

  • Phone number
    +46 47225156
  • Phone number (booking)
    +46 707367719
  • Street address 1
    Kyrktorget 1
  • City (address)
    331 31 Värnamo

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