Gustav Nyman

Gustav Richard Nyman (12 October 1874 – 14 May 1952) was a Finnish sport shooter, who competed in the 1908 and the 1912 Summer Olympics, and won a world championship bronze.[1]

Gustav Nyman
G. R. Nyman 1924.png
Personal information
National teamFinland
Born(1874-10-12)12 October 1874
Nummi, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire
Died14 May 1952(1952-05-14) (aged 77)
Helsinki, Finland
OccupationBlacksmith, sheet metal worker
Sport
SportSports shooting
Medal record
Shooting
Representing Finland Russia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1914 Viborg 300 metre free rifle 40 shots standing
Gustav Nyman at the Olympic Games
Games Event Rank Notes
1908 Summer Olympics 300 metre free rifle, three positions 44th Source:[2]
Team free rifle 8th Source:[3]
1912 Summer Olympics 300 metre free rifle, three positions 19th
Team free rifle 5th

Nyman won bronze in 300 metre free rifle 40 shots standing event at the 1914 ISSF World Shooting Championships.[4]

His given names have also appeared as Gustaf Richard and Kustaa Rikard. He often used the initials G. R. as his first name.[5]

SourcesEdit

  • Siukonen, Markku (2001). Urheilukunniamme puolustajat. Suomen olympiaedustajat 1906–2000. Suuri olympiateos (in Finnish). Jyväskylä: Graface. p. 230. ISBN 951-98673-1-7.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gustav Nyman". Olympedia. Retrieved 8 April 2021.
  2. ^ Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2001). The 1908 Olympic Games: Results for All Competitors in All Events, With Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina, United States: McFarland. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-7864-0598-5.
  3. ^ Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2001). The 1908 Olympic Games: Results for All Competitors in All Events, With Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina, United States: McFarland. p. 227. ISBN 978-0-7864-0598-5.
  4. ^ Schreiber, Wolfgang; Dalla Dea, Marco (eds.). "Portrait of the athlete". Munich: International Shooting Sport Federation. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  5. ^ Siukonen, Markku (2001). Urheilukunniamme puolustajat. Suomen olympiaedustajat 1906–2000. Suuri olympiateos (in Finnish). Jyväskylä: Graface. p. 230. ISBN 951-98673-1-7.

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