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Gottfrid Svensson

Full name: Gottfrid Cervantius Svensson
Gender: Male
Born: May 13, 1889 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Died: August 19, 1956 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gottfrid Svensson had the following finishes at major championships – 1911 World Championship: 67.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th); 1913 Unofficial European Championship: 67.5 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE AC r4/8
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE AC r2/5
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Sweden SWE 2 Silver

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #2 2 1920-08-17 Porro (ITA) fall (2:18), Svensson (SWE)

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #7 2 1912-07-13 Balej (BOH) fall (16:00), Svensson (SWE)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #8 1 1912-07-11 Svensson (SWE) decision (1-00), Radvány (HUN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #11 AC 1912-07-09 Svensson (SWE)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #12 2 1912-07-08 Laitinen (FIN) fall (35:00), Svensson (SWE)

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Round Match 1/2 2 1920-08-27 Anttila (FIN) , Svensson (SWE)
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-27 Svensson (SWE) , Wright (GBR)
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1920-08-26 Svensson (SWE) decision, MacKenzie (GBR)
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #2 1 1920-08-25 Svensson (SWE) decision, Metropoulos (USA)