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Erich, Count von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErich Adolf Ernst•von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen
Used nameErich, Count•von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen
Other namesErik Adolph Ernst
Born26 June 1883 in Raguth, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Died6 October 1968 in Enggaard, Tønder (DEN)
AffiliationsDSSC Wittenburg
NOC Germany


German sports shooter Count Erich von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen won a bronze medal in team trap at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, finishing 18th individually. He married Danish Countess Agnes Luise Sophie Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs and moved to Denmark. There he became Royal Danish Chamberlain and Royal Hunter Master.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GER Erich, Count von Bernstorff-Gyldensteen
Trap, Men (Olympic) 18
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze