Games & medals

Games Results Sport Event
Antwerp 1920
Games Results Sport Event
Antwerp 1920
#2
Shooting Running Target, Double Shot, Team
Stockholm 1912
Games Results Sport Event
Stockholm 1912
#28 Shooting Running Target, Single Shot
#2
Shooting Running Target, Double Shot
#38 Shooting Trap
London 1908
Games Results Sport Event
London 1908
#=27 Shooting Trap

Edward BENEDICKS

Sweden
Shooting
Birth date
9 Feb 1879 Menton, France
Gender
Male

Number of medals

2 Olympic medals

Olympic Games

3 Olympic Games

Edward BENEDICKS biography

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.

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