Hanna Olsen

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1889 – 1990

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Who was Hanna Olsen?

Hanna Olsen was a Swedish fencer who competed at the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics. In Paris in 1924 she competed in the women's foil event, but was eliminated in the semi-finals, placing fourth in her pool. Four years later she competed in the same event, but did not win any bouts. She was born in Karlskrona and was a member of the Stockholm's Kvinnliga Fäktklubb. She was a six-time Swedish national champion in the women's individual foil, winning the title in 1918, 1919, 1923, 1925, 1926, and 1931. She died in Kristinehamn less than two weeks before her 101st birthday.

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Born
Jun 23, 1889
Karlskrona
Lived in
  • Karlskrona
Died
Jun 10, 1990
Kristinehamn

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on July 23, 2013

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