August Nilsson

August Nilsson

August Nilsson (October 15, 1872May 23, 1921) was a Swedish athlete and tug of war competitor who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

He finished ninth in the shot put event and eighth in the pole vault competition.

He also participated on the Dano-Swedish tug of war team which won the gold medal against opponents France. These were the first Olympic gold medals for Sweden.

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