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Johan Edman

Full name: Johan Viktor Edman
Gender: Male
Born: March 29, 1875 in Långserud, Säffle, Värmland, Sweden
Died: August 19, 1927 in Norra Ny, Torsby, Värmland, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War

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 Lindström], a fisherman. Edman was a police officer and competed for Stockholmspolisens Idrottsförening, 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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 37 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 37 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE Final Round Match 1/2 1 1912-07-08 SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score
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