Full name: Johan Viktor Edman
Born: March 29, 1875 in LÃ¥ngserud, SÃ¤ffle, VÃ¤rmland, Sweden
Died: August 19, 1927 in Norra Ny, Torsby, VÃ¤rmland, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Johan Edman was a member of the Swedish tug-of-war team that won the gold medal in the event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. There were only two teams entered and Sweden won the title by defeating Great Britain in the only match. The Swedish squad was made up of seven police officers and [Herbert LindstrÃ¶m], a fisherman. Edman was a police officer and competed for Stockholmspolisens IdrottsfÃ¶rening, the police sports club. He also competed on the Swedish team that won the 1913 world title. He was the oldest member of the 1912 Swedish tug-of-war gold medalists.
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Men's Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||1||Gold|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1912-07-08||SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score|