Ebbe Parsner

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Ebbe Parsner
Aage Larsen and Ebbe Parsner 1949.jpg
Aage Larsen and Ebbe Parsner at the 1949 European championships
Personal information
Born6 June 1922
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died24 October 2013 (aged 91)
Sport
SportRowing
ClubDFDS Idrætsklub, København

Ebbe Vestermann Parsner (6 June 1922 – 24 October 2013) was a Danish rower who specialized in the double scull event. Together with Aage Larsen he won the European titles in 1949 and 1950[1] and a silver medal at the 1948 Olympics. At the 1952 Games they were eliminated in the first round.[2]

During World War II Parsner served in the navy. After retiring from competitions he worked as a sales manager for General Motors and BP. Parsner was married and had two daughters. His wife died in 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rudern – Europameisterschaften Herren Doppelzweier Archived 25 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. sport-komplett.de
  2. ^ Ebbe Parsner. Sports Reference.com
  3. ^ af Jan Preisler, Sorø Roklub (26 October 2013). "Dansk Forening for Rosport – Nekrolog: Ebbe Parsner". Roning.dk. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.