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Bernhoff Hansen

Full name: Bernhoff (Bernhof-) Otelius Hansen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Born: August 17, 1877 in Rognan, Saltdal, Nordland, Norway
Died: December 22, 1950 in Smithtown, New York, United States
Affiliations: Brooklyn Norwegier Turnverein, Brooklyn (USA)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Bernhoff Hansen won three matches at the 1904 Olympics, all by falls, the first of which took him only 23 seconds. Hansen represented New York's Norwegian Turnverein at the Olympics, which doubles in 1904 as the AAU tournament. In 1905 he defended his AAU title for his only other national championship.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Norway NOR 1 Gold

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Wrestling Norway NOR Final Round Match 1/2 1 Hansen (NOR) fall (2:00), Kugler (GER)
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Wrestling Norway NOR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 Hansen (NOR) fall (5:07), Hennessy (USA)
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Wrestling Norway NOR Round One Match #1 1 Hansen (NOR) fall (0:23), Warmbold (USA)
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