Karl Hansen (equestrian)

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Karl Hansen
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Personal information
Born 30 July 1890
Stjärnorp, Linköping, Sweden
Died 5 April 1959 (aged 68)
Stockholm, Sweden
Sport Horse riding
Club A6 IF, Jönköping

Karl Alfred Hansen (30 July 1890 – 5 April 1959) was a Swedish Army officer horse rider who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics. He and his horse Gerold finished sixth in the individual jumping and won a bronze medal with the Swedish jumping team.[1][2]

Hansen was major in the Swedish Army.[3]


  1. ^ Karl Hansen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Karl Hansen. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Sveriges statskalender för året 1955 (in Swedish). Stockholm: Fritzes offentliga publikationer. 1955. p. 396.