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Roger “Ragge” Carlsson

  • Birth 18 Feb 1945
  • Death 8 Dec 1997
  • Burial Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
  • Memorial ID 12238936

Renowned Sports Coach. Legendary coach for the Swedish international handball team 1980-1988. He was behind Sweden reaching an international top-position, which later rendered several medals in the World- and European Championchips, as well as in the Olympics. He left the team after the Seoul Olympics 1988 and started as a coach for the Norwegian club Runa. From 1995, on to his death, he coached the Swedish club IFK Skövde, and it was during a game between IFK and Polisen/Söder, he was struck by a fatal heart attack. Cause of death: Heart attack.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 2 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12238936
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Roger “Ragge” Carlsson (18 Feb 1945–8 Dec 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12238936, citing Sankta Birgittas kyrkogård, Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .