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Lars Hall

Full name: Lars Göran Ivar Hall
Gender: Male
Born: April 30, 1927 in Karlskrona, Blekinge, Sweden
Died: April 26, 1991 in Täby, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: Flottans IF, Karlskrona (SWE) / Flottans IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

After winning the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in 1950 and 1951, Lars Hall won individual gold medals at the 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games. He was the first of only two modern pentathletes in history to win two individual Olympic titles (Andrey Moiseyev will follow in 2008) and in 1952, Hall became the first non-military winner of the event. Hall also won an Olympic team silver in 1952 and was a member of the winning team at the World Championships four times (1949-51, and 1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Sweden SWE 2 Silver
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Sweden SWE AC DNF

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T W T TH TP OP S
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Final Standings 1 32
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Riding 1 100 9:03.0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Fencing 7 28 8
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Shooting 15 182 20
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Swimming 1 4:05.4
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden Running 8 15:08.4
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Final Standings 1 4,833.0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Riding 4 1,035.0 9:46 1,035.0 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Fencing 4T 889.0 23
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Shooting 24T 720.0 181
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Swimming 2 1,030.0 3:54.2
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden Running 8 1,159.0 14:07.4

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TO AIO IO TP IP
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Final Standings 2 182 32
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Riding 1 18 1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Fencing 1T 16 7
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Shooting 8 68 15
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Swimming 2 29 1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Running 6 51 8
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Final Standings AC DNF
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Sweden SWE Riding 6 1,550.0 1,035.0
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