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Olle Ericsson

Full name: Olof Charles "Olle" Ericsson
Gender: Male
Born: June 1, 1890 in Kumla, Örebro, Sweden
Died: July 25, 1950 in Örebro, Örebro, Sweden
Affiliations: Örebro SF, Örebro (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Olle Ericsson, a rifle shooter from Örebro SF, participated in two Olympic Games. When the Swedish team won the bronze medal in 1920 in standing military rifle, he was the best shooter with a mark of 54. His greatest international success, however, came at the World Championships. Ericsson won World golds with the free rifle, 3-positions in 1928; the military rifle, 3-positions in 1929; the 1935 standing military rifle; 1931 team small-bore rifle, 3-positions; and 1929 standing small-bore rifle. He won an additional 13 silver and 15 bronze medals with military and free rifles between 1927-37, in both individual and team events.

Results

Men's Free Rifle, Prone, 600 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1924 Summer 33 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 84

Men's Free Rifle, 400, 600 and 800 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1924 Summer 33 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 7 623 115

Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 29 Antwerpen Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 255 54

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1924 Summer 33 Paris Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 385
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