Sweden at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 171 competitors, 163 men and 8 women, took part in 84 events in 17 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Berlin
Competitors171 in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
5
Bronze
9
Total
20
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Erik Bladström
Sven Johansson
Canoeing Men's F2 10000 m
  Gold Torsten Ullman Shooting Men's free pistol
  Gold Rudolf Svedberg Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's welterweight
  Gold Ivar Johansson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's middleweight
  Gold Axel Cadier Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's light-heavyweight
  Gold Knut Fridell Wrestling (freestyle) Men's light-Heavyweight
  Silver Gösta Almgren
Birger Cederin
Hans Drakenberg
Gustaf Dyrssen
Hans Granfelt
Sven Thofelt
Fencing Men's team épée
  Silver Egon Svensson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's bantamweight
  Silver John Nyman Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's heavyweight
  Silver Thure Andersson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's welterweight
  Silver Arvid Laurin
Uno Wallentin
Sailing Men's star class
  Bronze Henry Jonsson Athletics Men's 5000 m
  Bronze Fred Warngård Athletics Men's Hammer throw
  Bronze Erik Ågren Boxing Men's lightweight
  Bronze Tage Fahlborg
Helge Larsson
Canoeing Men's K2 10000 m
  Bronze Gregor Adlercreutz
Sven Colliander
Folke Sandström
Equestrian Team dressage
  Bronze Torsten Ullman Shooting Men's rapid-fire pistol
  Bronze Einar Karlsson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's featherweight
  Bronze Gösta Jönsson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's featherweight
  Bronze Lennart Ekdahl
Martin Hindorff
Torsten Lord
Dagmar Salén
Sven Salén
Sailing Men's 6 metre class

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Five cyclists, all men, represented Sweden in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

13 fencers, 11 men and 2 women, represented Sweden in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

FootballEdit

Round of 16
Japan  3–2  Sweden
Kamo   49'
Ukon   62'
Matsunaga   85'
Report Persson   24'37'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Wilhelm Peters (Germany)

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1936.

RowingEdit

Sweden had five rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

Men's coxed four

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Seven shooters represented Sweden in 1936. Torsten Ullman won a gold medal in 50 m pistol and a bronze in the 25 m pistol.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sweden Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 9 May 2018.