Sweden at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Berlin
Competitors171 in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
5
Bronze
9
Total
20
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 171 competitors, 163 men and 8 women, took part in 84 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Erik Bladström
Sven Johansson
Canoeing Men's F2 10000 m
 Gold Torsten Ullman Shooting Men's free pistol
 Gold Rudolf Svedberg Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's welterweight
 Gold Ivar Johansson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's middleweight
 Gold Axel Cadier Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's light-heavyweight
 Gold Knut Fridell Wrestling (freestyle) Men's light-Heavyweight
 Silver Gösta Almgren
Birger Cederin
Hans Drakenberg
Gustaf Dyrssen
Hans Granfelt
Sven Thofelt
Fencing Men's team épée
 Silver Egon Svensson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's bantamweight
 Silver John Nyman Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's heavyweight
 Silver Thure Andersson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's welterweight
 Silver Arvid Laurin
Uno Wallentin
Sailing Men's star class
 Bronze Henry Jonsson Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Fred Warngård Athletics Men's Hammer throw
 Bronze Erik Ågren Boxing Men's lightweight
 Bronze Tage Fahlborg
Helge Larsson
Canoeing Men's K2 10000 m
 Bronze Gregor Adlercreutz
Sven Colliander
Folke Sandström
Equestrian Team dressage
 Bronze Torsten Ullman Shooting Men's rapid-fire pistol
 Bronze Einar Karlsson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's featherweight
 Bronze Gösta Jönsson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's featherweight
 Bronze Lennart Ekdahl
Martin Hindorff
Torsten Lord
Dagmar Salén
Sven Salén
Sailing Men's 6 metre class

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Five cyclists, all men, represented Sweden in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

13 fencers, 11 men and 2 women, represented Sweden in 1936.

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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Summary

Key:

Team Event First round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament  Japan
L 2–3
Did not advance =9
Round of 16
Japan 3–2 Sweden
Kamo 49'
Ukon 62'
Matsunaga 85'
Report Persson 24', 37'
Hertha-BSC Field, Berlin
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Wilhelm Peters (Germany)

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1936.

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Sweden had five rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

Men's coxed four

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Seven shooters represented Sweden in 1936. Torsten Ullman won a gold medal in 50 m pistol and a bronze in the 25 m pistol.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Summary
Team Event First round Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Sweden men Men's tournament  Austria
L 1–2
 Iceland
W 11–0
  Switzerland
W 6–0
2 Q  France
L 1–2
 Germany
L 1–4
4  Great Britain
W 4–2
 Netherlands
L 3–4
7

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Art competitions

Main article: Art competitions at the 1936 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sweden Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 May 2018.