Gregor Adlercreutz

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Gregor Adlercreutz
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Personal information
Born 16 August 1898
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 3 June 1944 (aged 45)
Strömsholm, Sweden
Sport
Sport Horse riding
Club K2 IF, Helsingborg

Gregor Nils Henric Adlercreutz (16 August 1898 – 3 June 1944) was a Swedish horse rider who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He and his horse Teresina placed fourth in the individual dressage competition and won a bronze medal with the Swedish dressage team.[1] Adlercreutz was captain in the Scanian cavalry regiment and studied at a cavalry school in Hanover in 1937–38. His father Nils was also an Olympic equestrian and headed the Scanian regiment in 1921–27.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregor Adlercreutz. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Gregor Adlercreutz. Swedish Olympic Committee