Full name: Gustaf Fredrik SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m
Born: November 25, 1865 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 12, 1958 in LidingÃ¶, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: DjurgÃ¥rdens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Sport: Athletics, Tug-Of-War
Related Olympians: Brother of Bruno SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Gustaf SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m was one of the three Swedes on the combined Danish / Swedish team that won the tug-of-war event at the 1900 Paris Olympics. SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m also competed in athletics at the 1900 Olympics, in the shot put and discus throw, and he won the handicap discus throw event. He was a two-time Swedish champion in both the shot put and discus throw. His 1897 mark of 38.70 m in the discus surpassed the listed world record, but was not considered for record purposes, although the reasons are not clear. He was a member of DjurgÃ¥rdens IdrottsfÃ¶rening, and was the brother of [Bruno SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m], who competed at the 1906 and 1908 Olympics in athletics, winning one silver and two bronze medals. Gustaf SÃ¶derstrÃ¶m worked initially as an electrician and later as a mechanic at Norsborg's waterworks.
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Tug-Of-War||Men's Tug-Of-War||Denmark/Sweden||SWE||1||Gold|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Men's Shot Put||Sweden||SWE||6|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Men's Discus Throw||Sweden||SWE||6|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Tug-Of-War||Denmark/Sweden||SWE||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1900-07-16||Denmark/Sweden 2, Racing Club de France 0|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Sweden||Final Standings||6||11.18|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Sweden||Qualifying Round||6||11.18|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Sweden||Final Standings||6||33.07|
|1900 Summer||34||Paris||Athletics||Sweden||Qualifying Round||6||33.07|