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Gustaf Adolf Jonsson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGustaf Adolf•Jonsson
Used nameGustaf Adolf•Jonsson
Born26 June 1879 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died30 April 1949 in Bromma, Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsStockholms SkarpSF, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Gustaf Adolf Jonsson competed in three Olympic Games over a 12-year period. He had his major achievements in team events. In London in 1908, he was the best shooter on the Swedish team that won silver in the free rifle, three positions, clinching gold in the same event four years later. At Antwerpen in 1920, he won his last medal, a bronze in the team military rifle event.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting SWE Gustaf Adolf Jonsson
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 15
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver
Military Rifle, 200/500/600/800/900/1,000 yards, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 5
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting SWE Gustaf Adolf Jonsson
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 11
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 1 Gold
Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 16
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting SWE Gustaf Adolf Jonsson
Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 3 Bronze
Military Rifle, Prone, 300 and 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Sweden 6