Full name: Carl Jonsson
Born: July 16, 1885 in Ryd, JÃ¶nkÃ¶ping, JÃ¶nkÃ¶ping, Sweden
Died: November 11, 1966 in Ryd, JÃ¶nkÃ¶ping, JÃ¶nkÃ¶ping, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Carl Jonsson 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. Jonsson 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. He later became an author and an accomplished long-distance swimmer.
|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|