Adolf Bergman

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAdolf•Bergman
Used nameAdolf•Bergman
Born14 April 1879 in Broby, Östra Göinge, Skåne (SWE)
Died14 May 1926 in Stockholm, Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsStockholmspolisens IF, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Adolf Bergman was a member of the Swedish tug-of-war team that won the gold medal in the event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. There were only two teams entered and Sweden won the title by defeating Great Britain in the only match. The Swedish squad was made up of seven police officers and Herbert Lindström, a fisherman. Bergman was a police officer and competed for Stockholmspolisens Idrottsförening, the police sports club. He was also well known as a fiddler.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War SWE Adolf Bergman
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) Sweden 1 Gold