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Ragnar Olson

Olympic medal record


Men's Equestrian
Silver 1928 Amsterdam team dressage
Bronze 1928 Amsterdam individual dressage

Ragnar Olson (August 10, 1880 – July 10, 1955) was a Swedish horse rider who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

In 1928 he won the bronze medal in the individual dressage competition with his horse Günstling. They also won the silver medal as part of the Swedish dressage team.

Ragnar Olson lived in Hässleholm in Skåne (Scania in southern Sweden). He became famous during the winter 1918-1919 for housing the exiled german army chief Erich Ludendorff after the german WWI capitulation in 1918.

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