Hans Granfelt

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Hans Granfelt
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Personal information
Born (1897-10-26)26 October 1897
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 5 September 1963(1963-09-05) (aged 65)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Discus throw, fencing
Club IFK Stockholm
FFF, Stockholm

Hans Granfelt (26 October 1897 – 5 September 1963) was a Swedish fencer and discus thrower. At the 1920 Summer Olympics he competed in the discus throw and served as the Swedish flag bearer.[1] At 1936 Summer Olympics he competed in the individual and team épée and won a team silver medal.[2][3] His brothers Nils and Erik were Olympic gymnasts, and his nephew Nils Rydström became an Olympic fencer.[4]


  1. ^ Sweden. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Hans Granfelt". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Hans Granfelt. Swedish Olympic Committee
  4. ^ "Hans Granfelt Olympic Results". sports-reference.com.