Full name: Albrekt Persson Almqvist
Born: November 14, 1880 in VÃ¤stra Hoby, Lund, SkÃ¥ne, Sweden
Died: April 10, 1961 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: P1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Albrekt Almqvist was a member of the Swedish tug-of-war team at the 1908 London Olympics. The team finished fourth after losing their first-round match to the British Liverpool Police team, 2 pulls to 0. All of the team members appear to have been military men as they represented military sport clubs. Almqvist was a member of positionsartilleriregemente 1 idrottsfÃ¶rening, which was the sports club of the 1st Positions Artillery regiment of the Swedish army.
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