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August Gustafsson

Full name: Per August Gustafsson
Gender: Male
Born: November 4, 1875 in Tibro, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: October 31, 1938 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Affiliations: Göteborgs Polismäns IF, Göteborg (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War

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 Lindström], a fisherman. Gustafsson was a police officer who competed for the Göteborgs Polismäns Idrottsförening, and was the only policeman on the tug-of-war team who was not from the Stockholm police.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 36 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 36 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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