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Carl August Kronlund

Full name: Carl August Verner Kronlund
Gender: Male
Born: August 25, 1865 in Skövde, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: August 15, 1937 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholms Curlingklubb, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Curling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Carl August Kronlund played lead right-handed for the second Swedish curling team at the first Winter Olympics. At 58 years of age, he was not only the oldest medal winner at Winter Olympics but also the oldest competitor. He opened the game against France, which was won by Sweden 18-10. Kronlund lived with his wife Elin in Stockholm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 58 Chamonix Curling Men's Curling Sweden SWE 2 Silver

Men's Curling

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Winter 58 Chamonix Curling Sweden SWE Round-Robin Match #1 1 1924-01-28 SWE 18, FRA 10