The Full Wiki

More info on Erik Adlerz

Erik Adlerz: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Olympic medalist
Adlerz in 1912
Medal record
Men's Diving
Gold 1912 Stockholm 10 metre platform
Gold 1912 Stockholm plain high diving
Silver 1920 Antwerp 10 metre platform

Erik Wilhelm "Loppan" Adlerz (July 23, 1892 – September 8, 1975) was a Swedish diver who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, in the 1920 Summer Olympics, and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

At his first Olympic Summer Games in 1908 he was eliminated in the first round in the 10 metre platform event.

Four years later he won two gold medals in the 10 metre platform as well as in the plain high diving competition.

Adlerz on the way to win the gold medal in the 10 m platform event at the 1912 Olympics.

In 1920 he won the silver medal in the 10 metre platform event. In the plain high diving event he finished fourth next to three Swedish teammates.

His last Olympic appearance was 1924 at the Olympic Summer Games in Paris. In the 10 metre platform event he finished fourth, but in the plain high diving he was eliminated in the first round. He is buried in the Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery) in Stockholm.

He was the older brother of Märta Adlerz, who also competed in swimming in the 1912 Olympics.

External links



Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address