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Bengt Nilsson (17 February 1934 — 11 May 2018) was a Swedish high jumper. In 1954 he won the Swedish and European titles and set a European record at 2.11 m. He was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal. He was born in Härnösand, Sweden.

Nilsson got injured at the 1956 Summer Olympics and finished only 26th. He retired from athletics shortly thereafter.

Nilsson died on 11 May 2018 at the age of 84.

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