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Herbert Lindström

Full name: Carl Herbert Lindström
Gender: Male
Born: March 16, 1886 in Harö, Norrtälje, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 26, 1951 in Harö, Norrtälje, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Stockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Herbert Lindström 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 Lindström, a fisherman. Although he was a fisherman, Lindström competed for Stockholmspolisens Idrottsförening, the police sports club. He later died from pneumonia after spending a very cold night on his boat.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 26 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 26 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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