Ragnar Olson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ragnar Olson
Ragnar Olson.jpg
Personal information
Born 10 August 1880
Kristianstad, Sweden
Died 10 July 1955 (aged 74)
Bromma, Sweden
Sport Equestrian
Club Stockholms FRK

Carl Adolf Ragnar Olson (10 August 1880 – 10 July 1955) was a Swedish horse rider who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics. He won a bronze medal in the individual dressage competition with his horse Günstling, and a silver medal as part of the Swedish dressage team.[1]

Olson lived in Hässleholm in southern Sweden. He became famous for housing, during the winter of 1918–1919, the exiled German army chief Erich Ludendorff, after the German World War I capitulation in 1918.[2][3]


  1. ^ Ragnar Olson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Rydén, Daniel (2014). 101 Historiska möten [101 Historic meetings] (in Swedish). Historiska Media. p. 114. ISBN 9789175451732. 
  3. ^ Ragnar Olson. Swedish Olympic Committee

External links[edit]