Bertil Sandström

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Bertil Sandström
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Birth name Karl Bertil Sandström
Born (1887-11-25)25 November 1887
Gävle, Sweden
Died 1 December 1964(1964-12-01) (aged 77)
Solna, Sweden
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1912–1938[1]
Rank Major
Unit Småland Hussar Regiment (1912–28)
Life Regiment Hussars (1928–?)
Olympic medal record
Men's Equestrian
Silver medal – second place 1920 Antwerp Individual dressage
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Individual dressage
Silver medal – second place 1932 Los Angeles Team dressage

Karl Bertil Sandström (25 November 1887 – 1 December 1964) was a Swedish military officer and horse rider. He competed at the 1920, 1924 and 1932 Summer Olympics in the individual dressage and won silver medals in 1920 and 1924. In 1932 he won another silver in the team dressage. In the individual event he originally placed second, but was moved to the last place for using clicking sounds to control his horse, which was not allowed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harnesk, Paul, ed. (1945). Vem är vem?. D. 1, Stockholmsdelen [Who is Who?. D. 1, Stockholm part] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Vem är vem bokförlag. p. 734. 
  2. ^ Bertil Sandström. sports-reference.com

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