Widespread support for Olympic boycott
TT/The Local · 9 Apr 2008, 07:39
Published: 09 Apr 2008 07:39 GMT+02:00
- Reinfeldt rules out Olympic boycott (08 Apr 08)
- Former Swedish minister calls for Olympic boycott (27 Mar 08)
- Sweden 'should bid for Winter Olympics' (05 Jul 06)
About half of the respondents do not want a boycott.
To the question of whether Sweden ought to be present for athletic events but skip official representation at the Opening Ceremonies 34 percent answered yes and 45 percent no.
The rest, 21 percent, replied that they didn’t know.
On Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt put his foot down in the debate and said that Sweden would not boycott the Olympics in any way.
1,000 people were included in the survey.