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Alf Swahn

Full name: Alfred Gomer Albert "Alf" Swahn
Gender: Male
Born: August 20, 1879 in Uddevalla, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: March 16, 1931 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholms SkarpSF, Stockholm (SWE) / Djursholms-Danderyds SF, Djursholm, Danderyd (SWE) / FOK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Shooting

Related Olympians: Son of Oscar Swahn.

Medals: 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze (9 Total)

Biography

Alfred Swahn was the son of Oscar Swahn, who holds the record as the oldest medallist and gold medallist in Olympic history. Together, father and son competed for Sweden at the 1908, 1912, and 1920 Olympic Games. Alfred Swahn also competed again in 1924. Alfred won nine Olympic medals, with three golds. He specialized in the running deer events and was certainly helped by the proliferation of shooting events on the Olympic program, especially team events, in the era in which he competed. His Olympic medals were as follows: 1908: Running deer shooting (single shot team) (1). 1912: Running deer shooting (single shot) (1); Running deer shooting (single shot team) (1). 1920: Running deer shooting (single shot) (2); Running deer shooting (double shot team) (2); Trap shooting (team) (3). 1924: Running deer shooting (single shot team) (2); Running deer shooting (double shot) (3); Running deer shooting (double shot team) (3).

Results

Men's Running Target, Single Shot

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SO
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 41 20
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 41 20
1924 Summer 44 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 37

Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1908 Summer 28 London Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 86 26
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 151 37
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 153 34
1924 Summer 44 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 2 154 40

Men's Running Target, Double Shot

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SO
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 68
1924 Summer 44 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 72 16

Men's Running Target, Double Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 2 336 69
1924 Summer 44 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 250 69

Men's Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS S1P S2P S3P R1P R2P R3P
1908 Summer 28 London Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 22 0 13 9
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 82 17 25 40

Men's Trap, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 4 243 45
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Round 1 NP 95 18
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Shooting Sweden SWE Round 2 NP 148 27
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 500 84
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 1 NP 56
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 2 NP 51
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 3 NP 79
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 4 NP 74
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 5 NP 95
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 6 NP 101
1920 Summer 40 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Round 7 NP 44
1924 Summer 44 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 4T 354 88