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Gehnäll Persson

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px Sweden
Olympic Games
Gold 1952 Helsinki Dressage, Team
Gold 1956 Stockholm Dressage, Team

Gehnäll Persson (21 August 1910 – 16 July 1976) was a Swedish equestrian and Olympic champion.

He won a gold medal in team dressage at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, together with Henri Saint Cyr and Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr..[1]

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Stockholm he received another gold medal, with the same team members that won in 1952.[2][3]


  1. "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Equestrian"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 23, 2008)
  2. "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Equestrian"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 23, 2008)
  3. "Gehnäll Persson" (in English). SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/pe/gehnall-persson-1.html. Retrieved 24 December 2008. 


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