Oscar Eriksson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOscar Israel•Eriksson
Used nameOscar•Eriksson
Born28 July 1889 in Örebro, Örebro (SWE)
Died26 December 1958 in Örebro, Örebro (SWE)
AffiliationsÖrebro SF, Örebro (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Oscar Eriksson, a shooter from Örebro, was a trained engineer and career officer. He was the fourth best in the Swedish team that won the silver medal in team small-bore rifle at Antwerpen in 1920. As a free pistol shooter he won several national championships and a bronze medal at the 1929 World Championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting SWE Oscar Eriksson
Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
Smal-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver

Special Notes


Earlier mistaken to be the same as 44175 Olle Ericsson, but this is incorrect.