Sweden at the 1928 Winter Olympics
|Sweden at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz|
|Competitors||24 (men) in 6 sports|
|Flag bearer||Viking Harbom, ice hockey (official)|
|Olympic history (summary)|
|1 ! Gold||Hedlund, Per-ErikPer-Erik Hedlund||Cross-country skiing||Men's 50 km|
|1 ! Gold||Grafström, GillisGillis Grafström||Figure skating||Men's singles|
|2 ! Silver||Jonsson, GustafGustaf Jonsson||Cross-country skiing||Men's 50 km|
|2 ! Silver||Sweden men's national ice hockey team
|Ice hockey||Men's competition|
|3 ! Bronze||Andersson, VolgerVolger Andersson||Cross-country skiing||Men's 50 km|
|18 km||Volger Andersson||DNF||–|
|50 km||Anders Ström||5'21:54||7|
|Volger Andersson||5'05:46||03 !|
|Gustaf Jonsson||5'05:30||02 !|
|Per-Erik Hedlund||4'52:03||01 !|
|Gillis Grafström||Men's singles||1||1||12||1630.75||01 !|
The top team (highlighted) advanced to the medal round.
The top teams from each of the three groups, plus Canada, which had received a bye into the medal round, played a 3 game round-robin to determine the medal winners.
|Sweden 02 !||3||2||1||7||12|
- 18 km cross-country skiing
- normal hill ski jumping
The cross-country skiing part of this event was combined with the main medal event of cross-country skiing. Those results can be found above in this article in the cross-country skiing section. Some athlethes (but not all) entered in both the cross-country skiing and Nordic combined event, their time on the 18 km was used for both events. One would expect that athletes competing at the Nordic combined event, would participate in the cross-country skiing event as well, as they would have the opportunity to win more than one medal. This was not always the case due to the maximum number of athletes that could represent a country per event.
The ski jumping (normal hill) event was held separate from the main medal event of ski jumping, results can be found in the table below.
|Time||Points||Rank||Distance 1||Distance 2||Total points||Rank||Points||Rank|
|Athlete||Event||Jump 1 (Dist.)||Jump 2 (Dist.)||Total|
|Sven-Olof Lundgren||Normal hill||48.0||59.0||16.708||5|
|Sven Eriksson||52.0||62.5 (fall)||11.500||31|
|500 m||Gustaf Andersson||47.9||23|
|1500 m||Gustaf Andersson||2:27.5||9|
|5000 m||Gustaf Andersson||9:09.7||9|
- Comité Olympique Suisse (1928). Résultats des Concours des IImes Jeux Olympiques d'hiver (PDF) (in French). Lausanne: Imprimerie du Léman. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- Olympic Winter Games 1928, full results by sports-reference.com
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