Eric Carlberg


Eric Carlberg

:"Not to be confused with his teammate Gustaf Vilhelm Carlberg.

Gustaf Eric Carlberg (April 5, 1880 – August 14, 1963) was a Swedish sport shooter, fencer, and modern pentathlete who competed in the 1906 Summer Olympics, in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

1906 Athens

In the 1906 Summer Olympics he participated in the following shooting events:

* 25 m rapid fire pistol - eleventh place
* 30 m duelling pistol - 13th place
* 20 m duelling pistol - 14th place
* 50 m pistol - 18th place
* 25 m army pistol (1873 model) - 18th place
* 25 m army pistol (standard model) - 27th place
* 300 m army rifle - 28th place
* Free rifle, free position - 29th place

1908 London

Two years later he was a member of the Swedish team which won the silver medal in the team small-bore rifle competition.

In the 1908 Summer Olympics he also participated in the following shooting events:

* Team pistol - fifth place
* disappearing target small-bore rifle - ninth place
* moving target small-bore rifle - 15th place
* individual pistol - 33rd place

He also participated in the épée competition but was eliminated in the first round. As member of the Swedish épée team he was also eliminated in the first round of the team épée event.

1912 Stockholm

In the 1912 Summer Olympics he won two gold and two silver medals in shooting.

He also participated in the following shooting events:

* 25 metre rapid fire pistol - sixth place
* 50 metre pistol - twelfth place
* 50 metre rifle, prone - 17th place
* 25 metre small-bore rifle - 20th place

As member of the Sweidsh épée team he finished fourth in the team épée competition.

He also participated in the modern pentathlon event but retired after the first contest. This was the shooting competition were he finished eighth.

1924 Paris

His last Olympic appearance was in 1924 when he finished ninth in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event.

External links

* [http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=CARLBERI01 profile]


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