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Anders Gernandt (equestrian)

Anders Erik Gernandt (30 April 1920 – 2 November 2000) was a Swedish horse rider. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics in the individual and team jumping with the best result of individual 32nd place in 1956.[1][2]

Anders Gernandt
Anders Gernandt SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born30 April 1920
Råneå, Sweden
Died2 November 2000 (aged 80)
Lidingö, Stockholm, Sweden
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
SportHorse riding
ClubSkövde FRK

Gernandt was major in the Swedish cavalry.[3] He later became a liked TV-commentator of Equestrian sport, and reached beyond horses by adding the opening and ending comments in Swedish, in the American comedy show Soap.[4]


  1. ^ Anders Gernandt.
  2. ^ Anders Gernandt. Swedish Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Uddling, Hans; Paabo, Katrin, eds. (1992). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1993 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1993] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 374. ISBN 91-1-914072-X.
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