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9 Feb 1879 Menton, France
Male

Edward Benedicks was the son of factory owner Gustaf Benedicks, born in the French town of Menton at the Côte d’Azur. Edward was trained as an engineer, but mainly worked as a businessman. From 1913-25 he was a member of the Swedish Olympic Committee. At Antwerpen in 1920 and at Paris in 1924, he led the Swedish shooting team. His first Olympic appearance was in trap shooting in 1908. In 1912 he won a silver medal in individual running deer, double shot and eight years later, at Antwerpen, in the team event.

Edward in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:2 Bronze medal:
  • Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    • 2 Silver medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot, Team
  • Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    • 28
      Shooting
      Running Target, Single Shot
    • 2 Silver medal
      Shooting
      Running Target, Double Shot
    • 38
      Shooting
      Trap
  • London
    London 1908
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 1908
    • =27
      Shooting
      Trap

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