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Karl-Gottfrid Nilsson

Full name: Karl-Gottfrid Nilsson
Gender: Male
Born: March 9, 1879 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 27, 1944 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: I1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War


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 Idrottsförening which was the sports club of the 1st Infantry regiment of the Swedish army. Nilsson was born and died in Stockholm.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE 4

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 2, SWE 0
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