Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern

Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern (1 April 1861 – 9 October 1935) was a Swedish officer and horse rider who competed in the individual dressage at the 1912 and 1920 Summer Olympics. He won a silver medal in 1912 with his horse Neptun, but eight years later he and his horse Iron were disqualified.

Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern
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Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern in 1912
Birth nameGustaf Adolf Boltenstern
Born(1861-04-01)1 April 1861
Helsingborg, Sweden
Died9 October 1935(1935-10-09) (aged 74)
Stockholm, Sweden
Service/branchSwedish Army
Years of service1882–1921
Commands heldRiding School (1908–12)
Life Regiment Dragoons (1915–21)
RelationsGustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr. (son)

His son Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr. won four Olympic medals in dressage in 1948–1956.[1][2]


  1. ^ Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern.
  2. ^ Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern. Swedish Olympic Committee