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Hjalmar Wollgarth

Full name: Anders Hjalmar Wollgarth
Gender: Male
Born: April 29, 1878 in Järnboås, Nora, Örebro, Sweden
Died: December 24, 1950 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Ing1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tug-Of-War


Hjalmar Wollgarth 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. Wollgarth was head official for the Swedish tug-of-war team at the 1912 Olympics. He was a member of Ingengörs1 Idrottsförening, which was the sports club of the 1st Engineers regiment of the Swedish army.


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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