Alfred Swahn

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Alfred Swahn
Alfred Swahn 1912.jpg
Alfred Swahn at the 1912 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1879-08-20)20 August 1879
Uddevalla, Sweden
Died 16 March 1931(1931-03-16) (aged 51)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport
Sport Sports shooting
Club Stockholms SkarpSF
Djursholms-Danderyds SF
FOK, Stockholm

Alfred "Alf" Gomer Swahn (20 August 1879 – 16 March 1931) was a Swedish sport shooter who competed at the 1908, 1912, 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics. He won nine medals: three gold, three silver and three bronze.[1] He is the son of Oscar Swahn, an Olympic shooter who competed alongside his son at the 1908, 1912 and 1920 Olympics and won six medals.

1908 London

In 1908 Swahn was a member of the Swedish team which won the gold medal in the team running deer, single shots competition. He also participated in the individual trap event and finished 25th.

1912 Stockholm

At the 1912 Summer Olympics he won two gold medals in running deer, single shots event. One in the individual and one in the team competition. He also participated in the following events:

1920 Antwerp

In 1920 he won two silver and one bronze medal. He also participated in the following events:

1924 Paris

In 1924 he won one silver and two bronze medals. He also participated in the following events:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference: Alfred Swahn". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 

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