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Nils Olsson

Full name: Nils Edvin Olsson
Gender: Male
Born: March 10, 1891 in Halmstad, Halland, Sweden
Died: September 21, 1951 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Swede Nils Olsson won the bronze medal for his work Model for “Baths and Sporting Hall for Gothenburg” at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions in the category Architecture, Architectural Designs. This was built in 1956, and it became one of his most prominent buildings. He studied at the Technical Elementary School in Malmö and then at Polytechnikum in Strelitz in Northern Germany from 1908-13. As an architect he worked in Göteberg, first as an employee, and then in his own office. He designed several villas in Örgryte and in the 1930s-40s, he designed seven residential and commercial buildings along the Kungsportsavenyen.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 57 London Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 57 London Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings 3 Model for "Baths and Sporting Hall for Göteburg"
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