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Carl Svensson

Full name: Carl Gustaf Gunnar Svensson
Nickname(s): Calle-Sven
Gender: Male
Born: August 8, 1879 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 28, 1956 in Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: IK Atle, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Weightlifting, Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Carl Svensson won a bronze medal in tug-of-war at the 1906 Athina Olympics. The Swedish team lost its opening match to the Greek team, but then defeated Austria for the bronze medal. Svensson also competed in the one-handed weightlifting in 1906, finishing fifth. He was Swedish weightlifting champion in 1906 and 1907. Svensson later became one of the first Swedish professional boxers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 26 Athina Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Men's Unlimited, One Hand Sweden SWE 5

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1906 Summer 26 Athina Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE Round One Match #2 2 1906-04-30 Omas Helliniki P. S. 2, SWE 0
1906 Summer 26 Athina Tug-Of-War Sweden SWE Final Round Match #2 1 1906-04-30 SWE 2, AUT 0

Men's Unlimited, One Hand

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE Final Standings 5 65.45
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE 40.00 kilogrammes 1T oo
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE 55.30 kilogrammes 1T oo
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE 60.40 kilogrammes 1T oo
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE 65.45 kilogrammes 1T oo
1906 Summer 26 Athina Weightlifting Sweden SWE 70.75 kilogrammes 5 ox
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