Sigvard Hultcrantz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSigvard Gustav Emanuel•Hultcrantz
Used nameSigvard•Hultcrantz
Born22 May 1888 in Åmål, Västra Götaland (SWE)
Died4 March 1955 in Stockholm, Stockholm (SWE)
Measurements178 cm
AffiliationsKA2 IF, Karlskrona (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2


Sigvard Hultcrantz won silver medals in two team events at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp: the free pistol (50 m), and the small bore rifle (standing, 50 m). In 1920, he served as lieutenant in the coast artillery and was later promoted to major. In the late 1930s, he was commanding officer of Älvsborg fortress on a small island off the Göteborg harbor.


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

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