Svein Arne Hansen

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Svein Arne Hansen (6 May 1946 – 20 June 2020) was a Norwegian sports official. He was President of the European Athletic Association from 2015 until his death in 2020. He was born in Bygdøy, Norway. He was the meet director of Bislett Games. He became President of the Norwegian Athletics Association in 2003.[1][2]

He was also a deputy member of the Norwegian Confederation of Sports' electoral committee.

Hansen died from stroke-related problems in Oslo on 20 June 2020, aged 74.[3]

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  1. "Friidretten valgte Svein Arne Hansen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 23 March 2003.
  2. Haga, Sverre Gunnar (29 July 2005). "Superfikseren". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). p. 20.
  3. Shefferd, Neil (20 June 2020). "European Athletics President Hansen dies aged 74". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 20 June 2020.