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Erik Fredriksson

Full name: Erik Algot Fredriksson
Gender: Male
Born: June 13, 1885 in Sköldinge, Katrineolm, Södermanland, Sweden
Died: May 14, 1930 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Erik Fredriksson 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. Fredriksson 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. Frederiksson died in a traffic accident in May 1930.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 26 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 26 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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