logo logo

Ulf Ragnar Ekelund

Ulf Ragnar Ekelund, Swedish sport executive, editor. Recipient Honor medal, American Biographical Institute, Gold medal, Icelandic Amateur Athletic Association, Amateur Athletic Association, 1978, Merit medal, International Amateur Athletic Federation, 1987.

Background

  • Ekelund, Ulf Ragnar was born on December 16, 1943 in Stockholm. Son of Axel Gunnar and Ingrid (Bergh) Ekelund.

  • Education

    • Student, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1964. Master of Arts in Political Science and French, University Stockholm, 1966.

    Career

    • Clerk Swedish Consulate, Paris, 1965. Principal clerk National Board Immigration, Stockholm, 1966—1970, principal assistant secretary, 1970—1975. Chief editor Review Friidrott, since 1978.

      General secretary Swedish Amateur Athletic Association, Stockholm, 1975—1984. Marketing consultant International Amateur Athletic Federation, London, since 1983. Executive director Swedish Amateur Athletic Association, since 1984.

    Membership

    Member of Friends Stockholm Museum, Swedish Association Children's International Summer Villages (producer, annual charity show), Children's International Summer Villages (president 1978-1982, honorary president since 1982, Gold medal 1979).

    Personality

    Interests

    Dance.

    Connections

    • Married Genevieve Ann Elisabeth Weber, March 18, 1967 (divorced 1970).
    • father: Axel Gunnar Ekelund
    • mother: Ingrid (Bergh) Ekelund
    • spouse: Genevieve Ann Elisabeth Weber
    See on larger map
    Born December 16, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1964
      Sorbonne University
    • 1966
      University Stockholm
    • 1965
      Clerk, Swedish Consulate
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1966 - 1970
      principal clerk, National Board Immigration
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1978
      chief editor Review Friidrott