Full name: Gustaf Edvin Nordahl
Born: August 10, 1903 in Helsingborg, SkÃ¥ne, Sweden
Died: November 10, 1992 in SaltsjÃ¶baden, Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Swede Gustaf Nordahl won the gold medal in the Art Competitions at the 1948 London Olympic Games in the category Sculpturing, Statues, with his work Hyllning till Ling (Plaster). The sculpture can still be seen outside the Gymnastics and Sports College in Ãstermalm, Stockholm. Nordahl studied at the Higher School of Art and Crafts in Stockholm from 1923-25, and later at the Art Academy in Stockholm from 1928-34, under both Carl Milles and Nils SjÃ¶gren. In 1936-37, thanks to a travel grant, Nordahl made a number of study trips to various European countries. Since 1949, he was a member of the Academy. Nordahlâs works are still seen in many public places in Swedish cities.
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|1948 Summer||44||London||Art Competitions||Sweden||Final Standings||1||Hyllning till Ling (Plaster)|