Full name: Karl-Gottfrid Nilsson
Born: March 9, 1879 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 27, 1944 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: I1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Karl-Gottfrid Nilsson was a member of the Swedish tug-of-war team at the 1908 London Olympics. The team finished fourth after losing their first-round match to the British Liverpool Police team, 2 pulls to 0. All of the team members appear to have been military men as they represented military sport clubs. Nilsson was a member of Infanteri 1 IdrottsfÃ¶rening which was the sports club of the 1st Infantry regiment of the Swedish army. Nilsson was born and died in Stockholm.
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