Bengt Lagercrantz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCarl Fredrik Bengt•Lagercrantz
Used nameBengt•Lagercrantz
Born12 March 1887 in Djursholm, Danderyd, Stockholm (SWE)
Died22 July 1924 in Djursholm, Danderyd, Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsFOK, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Bengt Lagercrantz came from a famous Swedish noble family. He served as a lieutenant in the Svea Life Guards and worked as a managing assistant and later deputy director of AB Pump-Separator. In addition to his silver medal in team running deer, double shot at the 1920 Olympics, he was known for his crazy winter sports activities. In 1924, Lagercrantz died at only 37 years of age.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting SWE Bengt Lagercrantz
Running Target, Single Shot, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 4
Running Target, Double Shot, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver