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Henri Saint Cyr

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

Henri Saint Cyr (15 March 1902 – 27 July 1979) was a Swedish equestrian and four-time Olympic champion. He won two gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and also two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.[1]

Saint Cyr took the Olympic Oath at the 1956 Games in Stockholm (John Landy took it in Melbourne).[2]

References

  1. Profile: "Henri Saint Cyr" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on January 20, 2008)
  2. IOC 1956 Summer Olympics





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