|Birth name||Bengt Helge Ljungquist|
|Born||20 September 1912|
|Died||15 July 1979(aged 66)|
|Place of birth||Umeå, Sweden|
|Place of death||Förslöv, Sweden|
|Years of service||1936–1967|
Life Guard Dragoons (1955–59)|
Life Regiment Hussars (1959–67)
Bengt Ljungquist at the 1952 Olympics
20 September 1912|
15 July 1979 (aged 66)|
Bengt Helge Ljungquist (20 September 1912 – 15 July 1979) was a Swedish fencer, equestrian and military officer. He competed in various fencing events at the 1936, 1948, 1952 and 1956 Olympics and won a silver and bronze in the team épée in 1948 and 1952. In 1964 he took part only in mixed dressage events and finished fifth with the Swedish team. At the world fencing championships Ljungquist won four silver and two bronze medals in the épée in 1937–1954.
As an United States Equestrian Team coach, Ljungquist guided the US dressage team to a bronze medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics and a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games. He was inducted into the United States Dressage Federation Hall of Fame in 1998. He died in Sweden while on a visit from the United States.
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- Bengt Ljungquist. Swedish Olympic Committee
- "Colonel Bengt Ljungquist (1998)". United States Dressage Federation. http://www.usdf.org/halloffame/inductees/profiles/ljungquist.asp.
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