Åke Hök

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Åke Hök
Åke Hök, Stockholm 1912.jpg
Hök at the 1912 Olympics
Birth name Åke Karl Wilhelm Hök
Born (1889-06-17)17 June 1889
Järlåsa, Sweden
Died 2 May 1963(1963-05-02) (aged 73)
Allegiance Sweden
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1910–1949
Rank Colonel
Commands held Scanian Cavalry Regiment (1937–42)
Life Regiment Hussars (1942–46)
Scanian Cavalry Regiment (1946–1949)

Åke Karl Wilhelm Hök (17 June 1889 – 2 May 1963) was a Swedish Army officer and horse rider. He competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and finished 22nd in the individual jumping event on the horse Mona.[1][2]

Hök was colonel in the Swedish Army.[3]


  1. ^ Åke Hök. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Åke Hök. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Harnesk, Paul, ed. (1948). Vem är vem?. D. 4, Skånedelen [Who is Who?. D. 4, Scania part] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Vem är vem bokförlag. p. 258.