Sweden at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Sweden at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Amsterdam
Competitors100 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
7
Silver
6
Bronze
12
Total
25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 100 competitors, 87 men and 13 women, took part in 66 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Erik Lundqvist Athletics Men's javelin throw August 2
 Gold Sven Thofelt Modern pentathlon August 4
 Gold Sven Thorell Sailing Men's 12 foot dinghy August 9
 Gold Arne Borg Swimming Men's 1500 m freestyle August 6
 Gold Johan Richthoff Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight August 1[2]
 Gold Thure Sjöstedt Wrestling Men's freestyle light heavyweight August 1[3]
 Gold Rudolf Svensson Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight August 5[4]
 Silver Erik Byléhn Athletics Men's 800 m July 31
 Silver Ossian Skiöld Athletics Men's hammer throw July 30
 Silver Nils Ramm Boxing Men's heavyweight August 11
 Silver Carl Bonde
Janne Lundblad
Ragnar Olson
Equestrian Team dressage August 11
 Silver Bo Lindman Modern pentathlon August 4
 Silver Eric Malmberg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight August 5
 Bronze Edvin Wide Athletics Men's 5000 m August 3
 Bronze Edvin Wide Athletics Men's 10,000 m July 29
 Bronze Inga Gentzel Athletics Women's 800 m August 2
 Bronze Ruth Svedberg Athletics Women's discus throw July 31
 Bronze Gunnar Berggren Boxing Men's lightweight August 11
 Bronze Gösta Carlsson Cycling Men's ondividual road race August 7
 Bronze Gösta Carlsson
Erik Jansson
Georg Johnsson
Gösta Carlsson
Cycling Men's team road race August 7
 Bronze Laura Sjöqvist Diving Women's 10 m platform August 11
 Bronze Ragnar Olson Equestrian Individual dressage August 11
 Bronze Carl Bjornstjerna
Ernst Hallberg
Karl Hansén
Equestrian Team jumping August 12
 Bronze Clarence Hammar
Tore Holm
Carl Sandblom
John Sandblom
Philip Sandblom
Wilhelm Törsleff
Sailing 8 metre class August 9
 Bronze Arne Borg Swimming Men's 400 m freestyle August 9

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Lost to Hubert Ausbock (GER), points


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists, all men, represented Sweden in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Eight fencers, six men and two women, represented Sweden in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1928. Bo Lindman won the silver medal and Sven Thofelt won the gold.[5]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-01.
  2. ^ "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Sweden Modern Pentathlon at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20.