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Gunnar Sundman

Full name: Gunnar Isidor Sundman
Gender: Male
Born: April 15, 1893 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: July 20, 1946 in Redding, California, United States
Affiliations: Stockholms KK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Gunnar Sundman swam for Sweden at the 1912 Olympics, but little is known of his swimming career in his native country. He later emigrated to the United States where he settled near Redding, California. There he continued to swim in some meets, and later served in World War I. He worked as an engineer with the California Highway Department.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke Sweden SWE 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Sweden Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 1:35.0
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Sweden Round One Heat Four 3 QC 1:31.2