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Conrad Magnusson

Full name: Conrad Emanuel Magnusson (Magnusen-)
Gender: Male
Born: August 18, 1874 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: September 14, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Milwaukee Athletic Club, Milwaukee (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Conrad Magnusson represented the Milwaukee AC on the winning tug-of-war team in 1904. Like all the members of that team, he was actually from Chicago. There was a team event in the 1904 Olympic athletics (track & field) competition, with the Milwaukee AC a contender for the team title. The club convinced several Chicago athletes, including Magnusson, to compete for them in tug-of-war, which was considered an event in track & field in that era. Magnusson was actually born in Oslo, Norway, but it is not known when he immigrated to the United States.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Milwaukee Athletic Club-1 USA 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Milwaukee Athletic Club-1 USA Round One Match #1 1 1904-08-31 Seiling (USA) , Olson (USA) , Magnusson (USA) , Johnson (USA) , Flanagan (USA) , Walker (RSA) , Visser (RSA) , Schutte (RSA) , Lombard (RSA) , Hillense (RSA)
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Milwaukee Athletic Club-1 USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1904-08-31 Seiling (USA) , Olson (USA) , Magnusson (USA) , Johnson (USA) , Flanagan (USA) , Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA)
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Milwaukee Athletic Club-1 USA Final Round Match #1 1 1904-09-01 Seiling (USA) , Olson (USA) , Magnusson (USA) , Johnson (USA) , Flanagan (USA) , Mitchel (USA) , Jones (USA) , Feuerbach (USA) , Dieges (USA) , Chadwick (USA)
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