Lars Hall facts for kids
Hall (middle) at the 1956 Olympics
30 April 1927|
|Died||26 April 1991
|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.
For his achievements, Hall was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1956 (shared with cross-country skier Sixten Jernberg).
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