Olof Stahre

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Olof Stahre
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Personal information
Born 19 April 1909
Lerum, Sweden
Died 7 March 1988 (aged 78)
Blentarp, Sweden
Sport Horse riding
Club T1 IF, Linköping
T2 IF, Skövde

Nils Olof Stahre (19 April 1909 – 7 March 1988) was a Swedish Army officer and horse rider who competed in the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics.

In 1948 he and his horse Komet won a silver medal in the team eventing, after finishing fifteenth in the individual competition. Four years later they won a gold medal in the team eventing and finished eighth individually.[1]

After the 1952 Games Stahre became a coach and led Petrus Kastenman to the 1956 Olympic gold medal.[2]

Stahre became major in the reserve in 1955.[3]

Awards and decorations[edit]


  1. ^ Olof Stahre. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Olof Stahre. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ a b Sveriges statskalender. 1963 (in Swedish). Uppsala: Fritzes offentliga publikationer. 1963. p. 387. 

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