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Oswald Holmberg

Biographical information

Medals OG IG
Gold 2 0
Silver 0 0
Bronze 0 1
Total 2 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameTorsten Oswald Magnus•Holmberg
Used nameOswald•Holmberg
Born17 July 1882 in Malmö (SWE)
Died11 February 1969 in Malmö (SWE)
AffiliationsStockholms GF, Täby (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Oswald Holmberg competed, and won medals, at three Olympic Games. He won a bronze medal with the Swedish tug-of-war team in 1906, and then won gold medals in team gymnastics in 1908 and 1912. Two of his brothers, Arvid Holmberg and Carl Holmberg, were also on the 1908 gold medal winning gymnastics team. Oswald Holmberg was a wholesaler from Malmö. He later studied law and worked in business, but ended up teaching gymnastics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Tug-Of-War SWE Oswald Holmberg
Tug-Of-War, Men (Intercalated) Sweden 3 Bronze
1908 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) SWE Oswald Holmberg
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Sweden 1 Gold
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) SWE Oswald Holmberg
Team All-Around, Swedish System, Men (Olympic) Sweden 1 Gold

Olympic family relations