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Hans Jacobson

Olympic medalist in fencing
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Occupation Fencer Modern pentathlete
Country Sweden
Date of birth Enskede, Enskede-Årsta-Vantör city district, Stockholm Municipality, Stockholm County
Date of death Jul 09, 1984 Handen, Haninge Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden
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Hans Jacobson (March 17, 1947 – July 9, 1984) was a Swedish modern pentathlete, fencer and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won a gold medal in épée with the Swedish team. He originally won a bronze medal in the team competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics along with Hans Jacobson and Hans-Gunnar Liljenvall. However, he was stripped of the medal after Liljenvall failed a drug test (for alcohol).

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