Claës König

Claës Henrik Magnus König (15 January 1885 – 25 November 1961) was a Swedish nobleman, officer, Crown Equerry (1935–1946) and horse rider, who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

Claës König
König, Claës i VJs julnummer 1942.jpg
Medal record
Men's Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Team jumping
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Team eventing

In 1920 he and his horse Tresor were part of the Swedish equestrian team, which won the gold medal in the team jumping event in Antwerp. Four years later he and his horse Bojar won the silver medal with the Swedish eventing team after finishing fifth in the individual eventing in Paris.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Claës König Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Claës König". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 August 2021.
Court offices
Preceded by Crown Equerry
Succeeded by
Hodder Stjernswärd