Prince Gustaf Adolf

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Administrator
Full nameGustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund
Used namePrince•Gustaf Adolf
Born22 April 1906 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died26 January 1947 in Kastrup Airport, Tårnby (DEN)
AffiliationsK1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Title(s)Duke of Västerbotten
NOC Sweden


Was the Prince Royal of Sweden. President of the Swedish NOC 1933 - 1947. Died in an aircrash at København Airport.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Equestrian Jumping (Equestrian) SWE Prince Gustaf Adolf
Individual, Men (Olympic) Aida DNF
Team, Men (Olympic) Aida / Sweden DNF

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté 1933—1947 SWE Prince Gustaf Adolf

Olympic family relations

Special Notes