Full name: Erik Algot Fredriksson
Born: June 13, 1885 in SkÃ¶ldinge, Katrineolm, SÃ¶dermanland, Sweden
Died: May 14, 1930 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
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 LindstrÃ¶m], a fisherman. Fredriksson 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. Frederiksson died in a traffic accident in May 1930.
|1912 Summer||26||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Men's Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||1||Gold|
|1912 Summer||26||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1912-07-08||SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score|