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Gustaf Andersson

Full name: Fritz Gustaf Adolf Andersson (-Gabeling)
Gender: Male
Born: April 6, 1903 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 15, 1986 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Södermalms IK, Bromma (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Gustaf Andersson had two top-10 finishes at the 1928 Olympic Winter Games, finishing ninth in the 1500 m and 5000 m. He rarely competed in international competitions but was quite successful at the national level. His first major achievement was the Swedish Junior Championship, when he claimed the all-round event winning all distances. He was Swedish champion in the all-round event four consecutive times 1926-1929. In addition, he was on the podium in 1922, 1924 and 1931 placing second and in 1923 placing third.

Personal Bests: 500 – 46.0 (1928); 1500 – 2:24.4 (1928), 5000 – 8:46.8 (1928); 10000 – 18:07.4 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Sweden SWE 23
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Sweden SWE 9
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Sweden SWE 9
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres Sweden SWE AC DNF

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Sweden Final Standings 23 47.9

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Sweden Final Standings 9 2:27.5

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Sweden Final Standings 9 9:09.7 1:07.0 1:49.0 2:31.0 3:14.5 3:57.0 4:41.5 5:26.0 6:11.5 6:55.5 7:41.0 8:26.0

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank 4c 8c 1.2k 1.6k 2k
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Sweden Final Standings AC DNF 55 1:47 2:39 3:29 4:21
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