Full name: Per August Gustafsson
Born: November 4, 1875 in Tibro, VÃ¤stra GÃ¶taland, Sweden
Died: October 31, 1938 in GÃ¶teborg, VÃ¤stra GÃ¶taland, Sweden
Affiliations: GÃ¶teborgs PolismÃ¤ns IF, GÃ¶teborg (SWE)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
August Gustafsson 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. Gustafsson was a police officer who competed for the GÃ¶teborgs PolismÃ¤ns IdrottsfÃ¶rening, and was the only policeman on the tug-of-war team who was not from the Stockholm police.
|1912 Summer||36||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Men's Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||1||Gold|
|1912 Summer||36||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Sweden||SWE||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1912-07-08||SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score|