Bernhard Britz

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBernhard Rudolf•Britz
Used nameBernhard•Britz
Born27 March 1906 in Skänninge, Mjölby (SWE)
Died31 May 1935 in Floda, Lerum (SWE)
AffiliationsIFK Enskede, Enskede, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Bernhard Britz was a multiple Swedish Champion, individually in the road race and road time trial in 1930 and 1933, and he won another six national titles with the team. He was also Nordic Champion in the individual road time trial in 1933 and with the team in 1930 and 1933. His best World Championships placement was fourth in 1931. Britz won Sweden’s most important race “Runt Mälaren” in 1933. In 1935, he was fatally injured in a bike race when he collided with a truck.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) SWE Bernhard Britz
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Road Race, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 3 Bronze

Special Notes