Sweden at the 1928 Summer Olympics


Sweden competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 100 competitors, 87 men and 13 women, took part in 66 events in 11 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1928 Summer Olympics
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Amsterdam
Competitors100 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
7
Silver
6
Bronze
12
Total
25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 GoldErik LundqvistAthleticsMen's javelin throwAugust 2
 GoldSven ThofeltModern pentathlonAugust 4
 GoldSven ThorellSailingMen's 12 foot dinghyAugust 9
 GoldArne BorgSwimmingMen's 1500 m freestyleAugust 6
 GoldJohan RichthoffWrestlingMen's freestyle heavyweightAugust 1[2]
 GoldThure SjöstedtWrestlingMen's freestyle light heavyweightAugust 1[3]
 GoldRudolf SvenssonWrestlingMen's Greco-Roman heavyweightAugust 5[4]
 SilverErik ByléhnAthleticsMen's 800 mJuly 31
 SilverOssian SkiöldAthleticsMen's hammer throwJuly 30
 SilverNils RammBoxingMen's heavyweightAugust 11
 SilverCarl Bonde
Janne Lundblad
Ragnar Olson
EquestrianTeam dressageAugust 11
 SilverBo LindmanModern pentathlonAugust 4
 SilverEric MalmbergWrestlingMen's Greco-Roman featherweightAugust 5
 BronzeEdvin WideAthleticsMen's 5000 mAugust 3
 BronzeEdvin WideAthleticsMen's 10,000 mJuly 29
 BronzeInga GentzelAthleticsWomen's 800 mAugust 2
 BronzeRuth SvedbergAthleticsWomen's discus throwJuly 31
 BronzeGunnar BerggrenBoxingMen's lightweightAugust 11
 BronzeGösta CarlssonCyclingMen's ondividual road raceAugust 7
 BronzeGösta Carlsson
Erik Jansson
Georg Johnsson
Gösta Carlsson
CyclingMen's team road raceAugust 7
 BronzeLaura SjöqvistDivingWomen's 10 m platformAugust 11
 BronzeRagnar OlsonEquestrianIndividual dressageAugust 11
 BronzeCarl Bjornstjerna
Ernst Hallberg
Karl Hansén
EquestrianTeam jumpingAugust 12
 BronzeClarence Hammar
Tore Holm
Carl Sandblom
John Sandblom
Philip Sandblom
Wilhelm Törsleff
Sailing8 metre classAugust 9
 BronzeArne BorgSwimmingMen's 400 m freestyleAugust 9

Athletics

Boxing

Men's Flyweight ( 50.8 kg)

  • First Round Bye
  • Second Round Lost to Hubert Ausbock (GER), points


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

Cycling

Four cyclists, all men, represented Sweden in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

Eight fencers, six men and two women, represented Sweden in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1928. Bo Lindman won the silver medal and Sven Thofelt won the gold.[5]

Sailing

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "Sweden at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-01.
  2. "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  3. "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  4. "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  5. "Sweden Modern Pentathlon at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20.