Outdoors & Sports
Olympic Faces: Michel TornéusAugust 4, 2016
As the world’s best athletes descend on Rio for the Summer Olympics, Umgås will highlight some of Sweden’s best and brightest.
Today, we take a look at Michel Tornéus.
Sport – Long Jump
Vitals – 30 years old…from Botkyrka, Stockholm County…holds the Swedish record in the event at 8.44 meters.
Why You Should Watch – Tornéus finished fourth in London and has visions of a medal in Rio. He claimed a gold medal at the European indoor meet in Prague in 2015. He was second in the European Championships this year.
Jump for Joy – Here’s video of Tornéus jumping 8.44 meters.
Getting Social – Tornéus is on Twitter and Instagram. You can also check out his website here.