Frank Hansen (rower)

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Frank Hansen
Frank Hansen 1971.jpg
Hansen in 1971
Personal information
Born (1945-08-04) 4 August 1945 (age 73)
Oslo, Norway
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Relatives Alf Hansen (brother)
Sport Rowing
Club Ormsund Roklub, Oslo

Frank Hansen (born 4 August 1945) is a retired rower from Norway who specialized in the double sculls. In this event, he won silver medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics and 1972 European Championships, together with Svein Thøgersen.[1][2][3]

Since 1974, Hansen rowed with his younger brother Alf. They won a silver medal at the 1974 World Championships, followed by gold medals at the 1975, 1978 and 1979 World Championships and at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Frank Hansen". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 13 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b Frank HANSEN at FISA
  3. ^ a b "Olympic medals won in Rowing: Double Sculls Men". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 14 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.
  4. ^ Henderson, Jon (26 August 2007). "Shock and oar". The Observer. Guardian News and Media Limited. Archived from the original on 14 December 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

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