Hans Jacobson

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Hans Jacobson
Personal information
Born (1947-03-17)17 March 1947
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 9 July 1984(1984-07-09) (aged 37)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Fencing, modern pentathlon

Hans Jacobson (March 17, 1947 – July 9, 1984) was a Swedish modern pentathlete, fencer and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won a gold medal in épée with the Swedish team.[1][2] He originally won a bronze medal in the team competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics along with Hans Jacobson and Hans-Gunnar Liljenvall. However, he was stripped of the medal after Liljenvall failed a drug test (for alcohol).[3]


  1. ^ "Hans Jacobson". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Hans Jacobson". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Modern Pentathlon at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Men's Team". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-04-06.