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Carl Gustaf Lewenhaupt

Full name: Carl Gustaf Moritz Thure Lewenhaupt
Gender: Male
Born: January 7, 1884 in Örebro, Örebro, Sweden
Died: May 11, 1935 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: K2 IF, Helsingborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

In 1904 Carl Gustaf Lewenhaupt became a lieutenant with the dragoons of the King’s own regiment. In 1909-11, he studied at the National Defence College, and was a candidate for the General Staff from 1912-14. He also studied at the French Riding School in Saumur and the French General Staff, and served in the Belgian Army in 1913, and was later promoted to major. After that, he was head of the railway police for several years and, concurrently, secretary of the Jockey Club.

In 1912, 1920 and 1924, Lewenhaupt was a member of the Swedish Olympic Committee for Equestrian Sports and represented Sweden at the Olympic Congresses in Lausanne and Paris. In 1920 he won a bronze medal in individual jumping on his horse Mon Coeur. At Paris in 1924 he was not able to finish the competition but did win a silver medal in team eventing. Lewenhaupt was also a founding member of the Brunkeberg Club, a Swedish nationalist political association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Individual Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual Sweden SWE AC DNF
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team Sweden SWE 2 Silver non-scoring

Men's Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Equestrianism Sweden Mon Coeur Final Standings 3 4.00

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS SS
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Canter Final Standings AC DNF
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Canter Dressage 21T 147
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Canter Cross-Country AC DNF DNF

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Canter Final Standings 2 non-scoring DNF
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Canter Dressage 2 147.0
1924 Summer 40 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Canter Cross-Country 2 DNF
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