August Nilsson

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August Nilsson
Medal record
Men's tug of war
Representing Olympic flag.svg Mixed team
Olympic Games
Gold 1900 Paris Team competition

August Nilsson (October 15, 1872 – May 23, 1921) was a Swedish track and field athlete and tug of war competitor who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

He finished ninth in the shot put event and eighth in the pole vault competition.

He also participated on the Dano-Swedish tug of war team which won the gold medal against opponents France. These were the first Olympic gold medals for Sweden.