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Arvid Knöppel

Full name: Johan Arvid Konstantin Knöppel
Gender: Male
Born: March 7, 1867 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 8, 1925 in Bad Nauheim, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Växjö SG, Växjö (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Shooting

Related Olympians: Father of Arvid Knöppel.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Sports shooter Johan Arvid Knöppel won a gold medal at the 1908 London Olympic Games in the running target, single shot team competition. He was a brewery owner and author and married to Maria Cecilia Elsbeth Schultz, who was a Swedish sculptor, draftswoman, printmaker, writer and painter. Their son [Gustav Arvid Knöppel] became an Olympic artist who participated as a sculptor at the 1932 Los Angeles Games.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 41 London Shooting Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team Sweden SWE 1 Gold

Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1908 Summer 41 London Shooting Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 86 22
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