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Albrekt Almqvist

Full name: Albrekt Persson Almqvist
Gender: Male
Born: November 14, 1880 in Västra Hoby, Lund, Skåne, Sweden
Died: April 10, 1961 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: P1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War


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 idrottsförening, which was the sports club of the 1st Positions Artillery regiment of the Swedish army.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 27 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE 4

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 27 London Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 2, SWE 0
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