Frank Hansen (rower)

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Frank Hansen
Frank Hansen 1978.jpg
Frank Hansen in 1978
Personal information
Born (1945-08-04) 4 August 1945 (age 69)
Oslo, Norway
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Sport Rowing
Club Nereus, Amsterdam

Frank Hansen (born 4 August 1945) is a retired rower from Norway who specialized in the double sculls. In this event, he won silver medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics and 1972 European Championships, together with Svein Thøgersen.[1][2][3]

Since 1974, Hansen rowed with his younger brother Alf. They won a silver medal at the 1974 World Championships, followed by gold medals at the 1975, 1978 and 1979 World Championships and at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Frank Hansen.
  2. ^ a b Frank Hansen at the International Rowing Federation
  3. ^ a b "Olympic medals won in Rowing: Double Sculls Men". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 2008-12-14. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 
  4. ^ Henderson, Jon (2007-08-26). "Shock and oar". The Observer (Guardian News and Media Limited). Archived from the original on 2008-12-14. Retrieved 2008-12-14.