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Nils Backstrom

Full name: Nils Backstrom
Gender: Male
Born: June 13, 1901 in Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden
Died: June 18, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Norfolk Winter Sports Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Nils Backstrom emigrated from Sweden in 1928 along with Swedish gymnastic star Siggi Steinwall. They both joined the Swedish Ski Club, and Backstrom competed for that club throughout his career.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Winter 30 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 19
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 33

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R I7T I7R
1932 Winter 30 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 19 5-25:40
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 33 4-29:30 45:01 36 1-05:00 34 1-44:28 33 2-20:37 30 2-39:35 32 3-24:00 =31 4-00:52 34
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