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Claës König

Full name: Claës Henrik Magnus König
Gender: Male
Born: January 15, 1885 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 25, 1961 in Allerum, Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden
Affiliations: K1 IF, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Claës König was a professional officer and became a lieutenant in the King’s Own Mounted Regiment in 1913, and was later promoted to captain in 1921. He was transferred to the reserves in 1935 becoming Equerry of the Royal Mews. In 1920 he won a gold medal in team jumping with the Swedish team. Four years later in Paris he won another silver medal in team eventing, finishing fifth in the individual competition, again as the best Swede.

König was also active in organizing equestrian sports. He was a teacher at the riding school in Strömsholm, and later held positions as the treasurer of the Jockey Club and secretary and chairman of the executive committee of the Swedish Equestrian Union. In 1936 he was one of the leaders of the Swedish equestrian team at the Berlin Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 35 Antwerpen Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Team Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual Sweden SWE 5
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team Sweden SWE 2 Silver

Men's Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1920 Summer 35 Antwerpen Equestrianism Sweden SWE Trésor Final Standings 1 2.00

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS RTS SS SBT CCS CCBT
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Bojan Final Standings 5 1,730.0
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Bojan Dressage 6T 166
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Bojan Cross-Country 7 1.284,0 200 500 6,5 577,5 0,0
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden Bojan Jumping 11T 280

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Bojan Final Standings 2 1,730.00
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Bojan Dressage 2 166.0
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Bojan Cross-Country 2 1,284.0
1924 Summer 39 Paris Equestrianism Sweden SWE Bojan Jumping 4 280.0
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