Nils Adlercreutz

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Nils Adlercreutz
Birth name Nils August Domingo Adlercreutz
Born (1866-07-08)8 July 1866
Brunneby, Sweden
Died 27 September 1955(1955-09-27) (aged 89)
Stockholm, Sweden
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1890–1928
Rank Colonel
Commands held Småland Hussar Regiment (1918–21)
Scanian Dragoon Regiment (1921–27)
Olympic medal record
Men's Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Team eventing

Nils August Domingo Adlercreutz (8 July 1866, Brunneby – 27 September 1955) was a Swedish officer and horse rider who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He was part of the Swedish equestrian team, which won the gold medal in the team event (Military) after finished fourth with his horse Atout in the individual eventing competition.[1]

He also competed in the individual jumping event with his horse Ilex; they finished sixth.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Nils Adlercreutz at Sports-Reference.com

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