Axel Janse

Axel Janse
Axel Janse.jpg
Personal information
Born 18 March 1888
Ärla, Sweden
Died 18 August 1973 (aged 85)
Malmö, Sweden
Sport Gymnastics
Club Skara Läroverks IF

Axel Johan Janse (18 March 1888 – 18 August 1973) was a Swedish gymnast. He was part of the Swedish team that won the gold medal in the Swedish system event at the 1912 Summer Olympics.[1] He was also a military pilot, and a model for the sculpture Deliverer in Örebro.[2]


  1. ^ Axel Janse.
  2. ^ Axel Janse. Swedish Olympic Committee