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20 Aug 1879 Uddevalla, Sweden
Male

Alfred Swahn was the son of Oscar Swahn, who holds the record as the oldest medalist and gold medalist in Olympic history. Together, father and son competed for Sweden at the 1908, 1912, and 1920 Olympic Games. Alfred also competed again in 1924. Alfred won nine Olympic medals, with three golds. He specialized in the running deer events and was certainly helped by the proliferation of shooting events on the Olympic program, especially team events, in the era in which he competed. His Olympic medals were as follows: 1908: Running deer shooting (single shot team) (1). 1912: Running deer shooting...

Alfred in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
9
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal:3 Bronze medal:3
  • Paris
    Paris 1924
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Paris
    Paris 1924
    • 6
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot
    • 2 Silver medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot, Team
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot, Team
    • =4
      Shooting
      Trap, Team
  • Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    • 2 Silver medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot
    • 4
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot, Team
    • 2 Silver medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot, Team
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Shooting
      Trap, Team
  • Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    • 1 Gold medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot
    • 4
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot
    • 22
      Shooting
      Trap
    • 1 Gold medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot, Team
    • 4
      Shooting
      Trap, Team
  • London
    London 1908
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 1908
    • 25
      Shooting
      Trap
    • 1 Gold medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot, Team

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