Lars Hall

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Lars Hall
Personal information
Born (1927-04-30)30 April 1927
Karlskrona, Sweden
Died 26 April 1991(1991-04-26) (aged 63)
Täby, Sweden
Sport
Sport Modern pentathlon

Lars Göran Ivar Hall (30 April 1927 – 26 April 1991) was a Swedish modern pentathlete, world champion and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he won an individual gold medal in modern pentathlon, and also a silver medal with the Swedish team.[1]

He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he again won an individual gold medal.[2][3]

For his achievements, Hall was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1956 (shared with cross-country skier Sixten Jernberg).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Modern Pentathlon" databaseOlympics.com (retrieved on 15 April 2008).
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Modern Pentathlon" databaseOlympics.com (retrieved on 15 April 2008).
  3. ^ "Lars Hall Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
Preceded by
Sigvard Ericsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
with Sixten Jernberg

1956
Succeeded by
Dan Waern