Lars Hall

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Lars Hall
Olavi Mannonen, Lars Hall, Väinö Korhonen 1956.jpg
Hall (middle) at the 1956 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1927-04-30)30 April 1927
Karlskrona, Sweden
Died 26 April 1991(1991-04-26) (aged 63)
Täby, Sweden
Sport
Sport Modern pentathlon
Club Flottans IF, Karlskrona
Flottans IF, Stockholm

Lars Göran Ivar Hall (30 April 1927 – 26 April 1991) was a Swedish modern pentathlete who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics. He won the individual event at both Games and finished second with the Swedish team in 1952. In 1952 he became the first civilian Olympic champion in modern pentathlete.[1]

For his achievements, Hall was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1956 (shared with cross-country skier Sixten Jernberg).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lars Hall Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
Preceded by
Sigvard Ericsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
with Sixten Jernberg

1956
Succeeded by
Dan Waern