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Karl August Luther

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKarl August•Luther
Used nameKarl August•Luther
Nick/petnamesCharles
Born8 August 1885 in Göteborg (Gothenburg) (SWE)
Died24 January 1962 in Härlanda, Göteborg (SWE)
Measurements179 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsIFK Göteborg, Göteborg (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.9 (1913); 200 – 22.3e (1912).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Karl August Luther
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h1 r2/3
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h5 r2/3
400 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Sweden 2 Silver

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1912 Summer Olympics 8 July 1912 Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men Round One, Heat Four 43.6 1
1912 Summer Olympics 8 July 1912 Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men Semi-Finals, Heat Two 42.5 WR 1