Hans Lagerqvist

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHans Ture Lennart•Lagerqvist
Used nameHans•Lagerqvist
Born28 April 1940 in Göteborg (Gothenburg), Västra Götaland (SWE)
Died22 July 2019 in Spånga, Stockholm, Stockholm (SWE)
Measurements182 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsDuvbo IK, Sundbyberg (SWE)
NOC Sweden


Hans Lagerqvist was a Swedish pole vaulter who finished seventh at the 1972 München Olympics. He placed fourth at the European Championships in 1971 and won a silver medal at the 1972 European Indoors. Lagerqvist was Swedish Champion in 1965 and 1972, and set two approved Swedish records in 1967, with 4.90 and 4.93. He later improved and cleared 5 metres every year from 1970-79. Lagerqvist trained for many years in California, and earned 43 international caps in total.

Personal Best: PV – 5.40i (1972), 5.36 (1972).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics SWE Hans Lagerqvist
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) 7

Special Notes